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Atlanta, Georgia: Fiddlin' John Carson Grave

Country music with a vocal was first recorded in 1923, featuring Fiddlin' John Carson (1868-1949). His grave is marked with stone depicting Carson with fiddling, with his foot up on an outline of Georgia.

Clifton Rd SE, Atlanta, GA
Near East Atlanta Village. North side of Braeburn Circle in the old Sylvester Cemetery.
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Fiddlin' John Carson Grave

Fiddlin' John Carson was the first recorded country musician in history. Sylvester Cemetery near East Atlanta Village.

[Marty Ussery, 03/30/2013]

Fiddlin John Carson (1868-1949) was recorded in 1923, the first country vocal recording. The B-side was "The Old Hen Cackled and the Rooster's Going to Crow"... a real toe-tapper.

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