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Dom Flemons’ latest Smithsonian Folkways album ‘Black Cowboys’ uses music to tell the story of the prominent but often-overlooked role African-American pioneers played in westward expansion and cowboy music. In this recent Al Jazeera interview, Flemons discusses the history of racial divides in country/roots music through the lens of recent releases like Lil Nas X......
DOM FLEMONS NOMINATED FOR TWO MID-AMERICA EMMY AWARDS FOR EPISODE OF PBS SHOW SONGCRAFT PRESENTS AS NEW SINGLE BY DOM & BEN ARTHUR TO BE RELEASED THIS WEEK SINGLE CAPS A BIG YEAR FOR FLEMONS WITH BILLBOARD CHARTING SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS RELEASE, PERFORMANCE-CHAT WITH NPR’S ANN POWERS, NATIONAL TOUR, AND GRAND OLE OPRY APPEARANCE The American......
FLEMONS PLOTS NATIONAL TOUR ‘BLACK COWBOYS’ CHARTS FOR 7 CONSECUTIVE WEEKS ON BILLBOARD BLUEGRASS PERFORMED AND INTERVIEWED ON WORLD CAFÉ AND NPR’S ‘HERE AND NOW’ NPR’s Ann Powers recently did a performance/chat on “The American Songster” Dom Flemons’ new Smithsonian Folkways album ‘Black Cowboys,’ an exploration of the often prominent role that African-American pioneers played......
‘Black Cowboys’ Due Out March 23 on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings ‘Black Cowboys’ is the new album from multi-instrumentalist, songster, and co-founding member of the GRAMMY Award winning Carolina Chocolate Drops, Dom Flemons. More than a collection of songs from the “Wild West,” the record sheds light on the prominent but often overlooked role African American......
Etta Baker’s ‘Railroad Bill’ comes out this week as a deluxe LP reissue with new packaging, an unreleased bonus track “Police Dog Blues.” It includes a digital download of her entire catalog and new liner notes. Taj Mahal and Dom Flemons weighed in on the reissue: Americana Lifetime Achievement Award winner and Blues Hall of......