From the George Mitchell collection, recorded in Ariton, Alabama 1981 & 1982, completely out of time! J.W. Warren, vocal & guitar.
Hoboling To Hollywood
Rabbit On A Log
You're Gonna Miss Me
George Mitchell Collection Volume 41
From Fat Possum:
J.W. Warren was born in 1921 in Enterprise, AL. In a family of eleven
children, he was the only one to take up music, starting at the age of
fifteen or sixteen. He entered the military as a young adult and served
for 14 years. After serving in the military, he started farming and
begain to play barbeques at house parties in southeast Alabama.
"I came up the hard way. I never had a break whatsoever. In other
words, I never had a break in my life. I was born in the wrong part of
the world and then again I didn't go any place else. My daddy gave me a
good raising and I know how to treat people, how to be respectful to
folks. I like that. But I had too much trouble in my life. I didn't do
anything with the talent I had because I didn't have much education.
When you got a back break like I had you doubt yourself, you know it's
J.W. Warren died of a heart attack at his home in Ariton, AL, on the afternoon of August 5, 2003.
This product was added to our catalog on Monday 09 July, 2012.