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Yes he was. He played the guitar and sang for the Skillet Lickers and also recorded solo. The yodeling cowboy (talk) 08:30, 29 December 2007 (UTC)
The article says country. So he did both? Badagnani (talk) 08:33, 29 December 2007 (UTC)
Old-time country music. Nothing at all like the homogenized "product" that oozes from Naysh-ville nowadays. So probably shouldn't be called "country" music without explaining the context. +ILike2BeAnonymous (talk) 08:40, 29 December 2007 (UTC)
Except that it clearly was country music, and was recognized as such then; the context has changed since then is all. Yes, you could call it "pre-Hank Williams country music" and you wouldn't be wrong. The problem with your statement is that old-time music (fiddle-based or not) was country music. +ILike2BeAnonymous (talk) 08:50, 29 December 2007 (UTC)
Yes, old-time music was country music at this time, it's only called different. When Billboard published the charts in the 1940s, they called old-time (or hillbilly) then Country&Western, because they need a better word tha hillbilly, or old-time. The yodeling cowboy (talk) 11:35, 29 December 2007 (UTC)