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Saturday Song: Uncle Dave Macon “Take Me Back to That Old Carolina Home”

July 11, 2009

A spry old-time singer and instrumentalist who knocked ’em dead on the 1920s vaudeville circuit—even before a new radio show called the Grand Ole Opry made him a household name—Uncle Dave Macon was a banjo-flipping showman who didn’t relinquish the stage until three weeks before his death in 1952—at age 81.

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