He danced for those at minstrel shows and county fairs throughout the South. He spoke with tears of fifteen years how his dog and he traveled about. His dog up and died, dog up and died, after twentyyears he still grieved.
He said, I dance now at every chance in honky tonks for drinks and tips. But most of the time I spend behind these county bars. He said, I drink a bit. He shook his head and as he shook his head I heard someone ask, please
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band was formed early 1966 with roots in folk and country music. After four LP, of which only the first had charted briefly, the band decided to break up. In June 1969, however, the band come back together with the single "Mr. Bojangles" by Jerry Jeff Walker, their only top 10 hit.