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Tri-County Banjo Band does what it can to keep sound of another era alive

The Tri-County Banjo Band performs at the Coburg Village Fall Festival in Rexford last weekend. The group has 23 members ranging in age from 16 to 93.
The Tri-County Banjo Band performs at the Coburg Village Fall Festival in Rexford last weekend. The group has 23 members ranging in age from 16 to 93.
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Bert Murphy knows Mrs. Bailey’s lament by heart. A long time ago, she threw out husband Bill on a rainy night. Poor Bill managed to pack only a fine-tooth comb before his exposure to the elements. Murphy and other people who like old-fashioned music know Mrs. Bailey eventually changed her mind. “Won’t you come home, Bill Bailey,” she moaned all night long. “I’ll do the cookin’ darlin’, I’ll pay the rent. I know I’ve done ...


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