×
Rhapsody App for
Rhapsody International, Inc.

Bascom Lamar Lunsford

Bascom Lamar Lunsford

Biography

Many a clog dance has been performed to the music of Bascom Lamar Lunsford. Mostly recorded in the 1920s, his Appalachian folk songs often reveal dualities: they are both eerie and festive, lovelorn and romantic. His dexterous banjo picking combines with a crooning mountain voice that can make your hair stand on end. Lunsford was one of the first pastoral musicians to put stories of his life into his songs in a way that captivated listeners and earned him the title among many country and folk music enthusiasts as the king of folk music.
Rhapsody app on your desktop or mobile device.

Get 3 months of Rhapsody for $1 and listen to millions of songs.

Available on iOS, Android, Windows and Web.