An Extra Helping of the Blue Plate Special – Carolina Cud Chewers “Her Name was Hula Lou”

From their base of operations in Asheville, NC, Carolina Cud Chewers travel “all over” to play their traditional brand of Carolina string band music. They are at their best when performing the yodeling white country blues of Jimmie Rodgers and rural ragtime of the mountains and the Piedmont. Influenced by great Carolina string bands of the 1920’s such as Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Ramblers, the Carolina Tar Heels, and Wilmer Watts and His Lonely Eagles, the Cud Chewers play a variety of historic songs from traditional and popular sources. This tune, “Her Name Was Hula Lou” was first recorded by The Carolina Tar Heels on the Victor label in 1927. The Carolina Cud Chewers are on Facebook at…

The WDVX Blue Plate Special is a live performance radio show held at noon, Monday through Saturday, at the WDVX studio inside the Knoxville Visitor’s Center. Come and play your part as an audience member in the radio show that’s popular worldwide! Listen live at

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