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Crocodile Man

by The High 48s

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Legend has it Dave Carter was inspired to write Crocodile Man after being picked-up by Merle Haggard in a souped up Plymouth Duster while hitchhiking in Oklahoma. The High 48s put their high-energy bluegrass spin on this modern folk classic featuring Eric Christopher on fiddle and vocals, re-telling the tale that Dave Carter referred to as the true story of the "weird sideshow character in all of us."


released February 26, 2022
Written by David Robert Carter

Clint Birtzer - Guitar, Vocals
Rich Casey - Bass
Eric Christopher - Fiddle, Vocals
Anthony Ihrig - Banjo
David Robinson - Mandolin

Mixed and Mastered by Brent Sigmeth - LittleBig Studio, Cannon Falls, MN
Cover Illustration by Anthony Ihrig


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The High 48s Minneapolis, Minnesota

Formed in Minneapolis, MN in 2006, The High 48s were thrust onto the national scene in 2008 after winning the prestigious RockyGrass Bluegrass Band Competition in Lyons, CO. With members who honed their craft touring with acts such as Special Consensus and the James King Band, they combine a healthy respect for tradition with a desire to create original music, true to their upper-Midwestern roots. ... more

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