Come Hear NC On Songs We Love: "Tom Dooley"

May 3, 2019

We've teamed up with Come Hear NC on a podcast series that explores North Carolina music one song at a time. On this episode, musician Joe Newberry talks about the legacy of the song "Tom Dooley." It's a song that was made famous by The Kingston Trio, but has been covered by artists ranging from the Grateful Dead to the Carolina Chocolate Drops.

Come Hear NC on the Songs We Love podcast

"I think "Tom Dooley" is one of those iconic songs that went from a real North Carolina story around the world."

Joe Newberry
Credit Jillian Clark

Stick around until the end of the episode to hear a special in-studio performance of Joe playing the song "Sugar Hill."