Friday, April 29, 2011

Alabama Arts Radio Podcast, Braxton Schuffert original Drifting Cowboy

Folkorist Deborah Boykin talks with 97 year old Braxton Schuffert, a country singer and songwriter who was one of Hank Williams's original Drifting Cowboys.  Mr. Schuffert talks about his early life, his experience performing on WSFA radio and his long friendship with Williams, which began when Schuffert made a delivery to the boarding house run by Hank's mother. He also describes the experience of co-writing a song with Williams and talks about his own compositions.

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