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Nick Karns
and His Western Renegades
CKY Winnipeg, MB

About The Artist

Nick Karns was known as Canada's King of the Banjos.

Back around 1952, Nick and his band, the Western Renegades, were being heard over radio station CKY in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The band was one of the headline acts for CKY's Barn Dance show as well.

Credits & Sources

  • Country Song Roundup; No. 20; October 1952; American Folk Publications, Inc.; Derby, CT