Frankie & Johnny
played by Bill Williams during the Fraley Family Reunion and Festival of Traditional Music in Carter County, Kentucky in August 1973
Bill Williams (1897- 1973), was a blues/ragtime guitarist from Richmond, Virginia but spent most of his life in Greenup, Kentucky, working for the C&O Railroad Williams started his career working with Blind Blake Williams was also a Kentucky Colonel and was sometimes known as Colonel Bill Williams Fiddler JP Fraley and his wife Annadeene, established the Fraley Festival of Traditional Music in 1970 at Carter Caves State Park in Carter County, KY, which continues to the present
Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College
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Williams, Bill, “Frankie & Johnny,” Berea College Special Collections & Archives, accessed January 27, 2023, https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/5866.