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"Rooster" Rick , Singer of Songs, Teller of Tales -  Journey Through the Sounds of American Music

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"From the very start, "Rooster" Rick Jackofsky held the crowd's attention with his natural storytelling ability and encyclopedic knowledge of the history of American roots music . . . One of the many stickers that adorn Jackofsky's well-traveled guitar case is a quote from Jimi Hendrix: "Knowledge speaks but wisdom listens." And, people listened intently."

  -Rose Croke, The Pearl River Patch

"I’m quite pleased to be able to feature some music  on this blog, and what a wonderful song as well. I feel like Woody Guthrie is back."

Beyond the Barricades  

"Ramblin' Hobo"  from Blind Dog Thumpin' on the Porch - 2000

Rooster Rick Jackofsky