Texas fiddlers

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

June 30, 2022 | By Michael Corcoran

His tombstone is inscribed with “World’s Champion Fiddler,” as his virtuosity dominated contests in North Texas since his teen years in the early 1900s.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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