Musician Jim Connor





Jim Connor


Folklorist Steve Grauberger talks to songwriter and musician Jim Connor during the annual Boom Days Festival in Ft Payne, Alabama. Connor is probably best known for creating the song "Grandma's Feather Bed" recorded my many singers but best known for its popularization by John Denver.  In the interview Jim tells how he learned to play in an old-time banjo style from Arthur Kuykendall on Sand Mountain and playing at dances and events with Authur and well-known North Alabama fiddle player Monk Daniels.


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