Podcast 198: Dom Flemons

Mulit-instrumentalists and music historian Dom Flemons (Carolina Chocolate Drops) joins us to talk about his new record, Black Cowboys, out now on Smithsonian Folkways, plus a lot more. The new record documents the music that black cowboys would have performed in the Old West, alongside some tracks inspired by that chapter of America’s histroy. We also talk gear – and learn about Flemons’ unique vintage banjo and Fraulini guitars – and a lot more.

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