Down in the Arkansas with Jimmy Driftwood

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Name : James Corbitt Morris aka Jimmie Driftwood and Jimmy Driftwood

Born : 1917 in Mountain View, Arkansas

School : John Brown College 

Married : Cleda Azalea Johnson, in 1936

Children : Three sons

First Album : Newly Discovered Early American Folk Songs for RCA in 1957 (recut as 
The Battle of New Orleans in 1959)

Jimmie vs Jimmy : Jimmie changed the spelling of his name to Jimmy after he left RCA for Monument

Grammy Awards : "The Battle of New Orleans," "Wilderness Road," "Songs of Billy Yank and Johnny Reb" and 
"Tennessee Stud"

Died : July 12, 1998 in Fayetteville Arkansas

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