Charlie Poole (March 22, 1892 – May 21, 1931) was an American old time banjo player and country musician and the leader of the North Carolina Ramblers, an American old-time string band that recorded many popular songs between 1925 to 1930.
Charlie was born near the mill town of Franklinville in Randolph County, North Carolina and in 1918 moved to the town of Spray, now part of Eden, Rockingham County, in the northern Piedmont region of North Carolina, near the Virginia border.
He learned banjo as a youth. Poole also played baseball, and his three-fingered playing technique was the result of a baseball accident. He bet that he could catch a baseball without a glove. Poole closed his hand too soon, the ball broke his thumb, and resulted in a permanent arch in his right hand.
Poole bought his first good banjo, an Orpheum No. 3 Special, with profits from his moonshine still. Later, he appeared in theЧитать далее в Википедии...
- The Legend of Charlie Poole, Volume 3 [сборник]
- You Ain't Talkin' to Me: Charlie Poole and the Roots of Country Music [17.05.2005, сборник]
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