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Category: Lester Flatt

"I Can't Tell The Boys From The Girls"

Lester Flatt Can’t Tell the Boys from the Girls

WFMU Rock & Soul Ichiban‘s Greg G hilariously pairs this Dear Abby snippet against this streaming audio clip of Lester Flatt’s wry jab at hippie hairstyles: “I “Can’t Tell the Boys from the Girls“ Lester Flatt (1971) “I Can’t Tell the Boys From the Girls” — the A-side of Lester

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"Kentucky Ridgerunner"

“Kentucky Ridgerunner”: The High Lonesome Remix

I was half distracted driving through southwestern Ohio when I first heard the title track of Lester Flatt‘s Kentucky Ridgerunner album on a community radio station.  The song definitely caught my ear, however, so I made a point of acquiring this album from 1972 – the first of three that

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