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From ‘Sacred Soul Of North Carolina,’ we are proud to present The Johnsonaires’ “Trying To Make It.”
When Holeman was 14, he bought a new Sears Silvertone guitar for $15. “I thought I had something!” he said. His uncle and cousin taught him a few chords. “I listened to 78s like ‘Step It Up and Go’ by Blind Boy Fuller, the Grand Ole Opry, and heard others play at pig-picking parties. I was good for catching on.”
Holeman’s signature ditty is the infectious “Chapel Hill Boogie.” A 12 bar boogie that cooks in all its funky juices…
Celebration includes museum exhibition, comprehensive two-disc set, new book, and more!