Music Monday: Bluegrass Edition

As the pandemic ever so slowly begins to recede, we could all stand to move into 2021 with a renewed commitment to the things we hold most dear. Less a New Normal than an Old Normal.

Let’s start with a little traditional music.

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Music Monday: Devil Went Down to Georgia by Charlie Daniels

Selling your soul to the devil is a popular motif in hillbilly folktales: this is my third post on a story featuring it.  (Previously I covered Some Dark Holler by Luke Bauserman and We Sold Our Souls by Grady Hendrix.)  Charlie Daniels wrote the most famous take on trope of all.  Although technically Johnny doesn’t sell his soul.  He puts it up as stakes for a bet—and wins.

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