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John Cowan Hartford (December 30, 1937 – June 4, 2001) was an American folk, country and bluegrass composer and musician known for his mastery of the fiddle and banjo, as well as for his witty lyrics, unique vocal style, and extensive knowledge of Mississippi River lore. Hartford performed with a variety of ensembles throughout his career, and is perhaps best known for his solo performances where he would interchange the guitar, banjo, and fiddle from song to song. He also invented his own shuffle tap dance move, and clogged on an amplified piece of plywood while he played and sang.

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100 Hits: Country [2007]

100 Hits: Country
SongDuration
Gentle on My Mind3:04

Retrograss [1999]

Retrograss
SongDuration
My Walking Shoes2:49

No End of Love [1996]

No End of Love
SongDuration
Gentle on My Mind3:36

Down on the River [1989]

Down on the River
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Delta Queen Waltz3:49

Mark Twang [1976]

Mark Twang
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Long Hot Summer Days4:48

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