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CARSON ROBISON and his PIONEER HILL-BILLY SINGERS

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THIS is the second appearance before the microphone of Carson Robison and his Pioneer Hill-Billy Singers, who are well known to listeners in America, and have achieved instantaneous popularity in this country for their introduction of the folk-tunes of the American backwoodsmen. For the past nine years Mr. Carson Robison , himself an ex-cowboy, has made a study of hill-billy songs, which are really the folk-songs of America ; and in addition to his collection of old traditional songs, lie has nearly two hundred of his own composition. Tonight he and his Pioneers will give further selections from their repertory.

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