C.C. Rider Venerates the Mississippi Sheiks

The Carolina Chocolate Drops are a Grammy Award winning old-time string band from the 21st-century. Contradiction? Not Really. Dom Flemons, who fronted the band for many years, knows that if he’s going to bring string music back in style, he’s got to adapt to the times.

The Chocolate Drops were just following the example of the string bands that came before them. Like Chatmon Family, who made up the Mississippi Sheiks. Dom Flemons has more…

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