“Jordan Am a Hard Road to Travel” was written and recorded by Uncle Dave Macon (1870-1952) in 1927. The tune is topical and Uncle Dave laments about many of the issues of the day. If you tweaked a few words here and there, the song could have been written yesterday. My gratitude goes to Uncle Dave for writing the song, my apologies to Norman Blake for ripping some of his licks and a shout out to Danny Gotham for reminding of the tune.
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