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    • church, Uncle Frank and Uncle Gilly (talking)

    • Accordions; ; Spirituals; Interviews;
    • Frank Tolliver, Hiawatha Giles, and others talk with Kip Lornell about music in church and Frank's uncles who used to play accordion. They live in Nelson County, Virginia, where this takes place. Frank and his cousin, John, learned their...
    • Pass Me Not, Gentle Savior

    • Accordions; ; Spirituals; Singing;
    • Frank Tolliver plays the accordion and sings a hymn. Hiawatha Giles is also present and plays the accordion later. They live in Nelson County, Virginia, where this takes place. Frank and his cousin, John, learned their accordion style from their...
    • Death's Cold Hand Be Leaving Me

    • Accordions; ; Spirituals;
    • Frank Tolliver plays the accordion and sings a hymn. Hiawatha Giles is also present and can be heard. They live in Nelson County, Virginia, where this takes place. Frank and his cousin, John, learned their accordion style from their uncle, Frank...
    • Roustabout

    • Accordions; ; Singing;
    • Frank Tolliver plays a tune on the accordion. Hiawatha Giles is also present and can be heard talking and singing. They live in Nelson County, Virginia, where this takes place. Frank and his cousin, John, learned their accordion style from their...
    • blues (talking), Lord Remember Me

    • Accordions; ; Spirituals; Blues music;
    • Frank Tolliver plays a tune on the accordion after talking with Kip Lornell about accordion blues. Hiawatha Giles is also present and can be heard talking and singing. They live in Nelson County, Virginia, where this takes place. Frank and his...
    • Get Right With God

    • Accordions; ; Spirituals;
    • Frank Tolliver plays the accordion and sings a hymn. Hiawatha Giles is also present can be heard talking and singing. They live in Nelson County, Virginia, where this takes place. Frank and his cousin, John, learned their accordion style from...
    • On the Battlefield For My Lord

    • Accordions; ; Spirituals;
    • Frank Tolliver plays the accordion and sings a hymn. Hiawatha Giles is also present can be heard talking and singing. They live in Nelson County, Virginia, where this takes place. Frank and his cousin, John, learned their accordion style from...
    • I Shall Not Be Moved

    • Accordions; ; Spirituals;
    • Frank Tolliver plays the accordion and sings a hymn. Hiawatha Giles is also present can be heard talking and singing. They live in Nelson County, Virginia, where this takes place. Frank and his cousin, John, learned their accordion style from...
    • Where He Leads Me, I Will Follow

    • Accordions; ; Spirituals;
    • Frank Tolliver plays the accordion and sings a hymn. Hiawatha Giles is also present can be heard talking and singing. They live in Nelson County, Virginia, where this takes place. Frank and his cousin, John, learned their accordion style from...
    • Go Tell It On the Mountain

    • Accordions; ; Spirituals;
    • Frank Tolliver plays the accordion and sings a hymn. Hiawatha Giles is also present can be heard talking and singing. They live in Nelson County, Virginia, where this takes place. Frank and his cousin, John, learned their accordion style from...
    • Groundhog

    • Celebration of Traditional Music--Berea College; CTM-87; Proffitt, Frank Jr.; Banjo Music--North Carolina; Watauga County, North Carolina
    • Musical performance by Frank Proffitt Jr. at the Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music on 10-30-87.
    • Cripple Creek

    • Celebration of Traditional Music--Berea College; CTM-87; Proffitt, Frank Jr.; Banjo Music--North Carolina; Watauga County, North Carolina
    • Musical performance by Frank Proffitt Jr. at the Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music on 10-30-87.
    • Tom Dooley

    • Celebration of Traditional Music--Berea College; CTM-87; Proffitt, Frank Jr.; Banjo Music--North Carolina; Watauga County, North Carolina
    • Musical performance by Frank Proffitt Jr. at the Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music on 10-30-87.
    • Wild and Stormy Deep

    • Celebration of Traditional Music--Berea College; CTM-87; Proffitt, Frank Jr.; Banjo Music--North Carolina; Watauga County, North Carolina
    • Musical performance by Frank Proffitt Jr. at the Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music on 10-30-87.
    • Callahan

    • Renfro Valley Traditional Music Festival; Wagers, Dora Mae; Hurley, Frank; Callahan; Banjo Music--Kentucky;
    • Tune played by Dora Mae Wagers and Frank Hurley at the Renfro Valley Traditional Music Festival in Renfro Valley, KY on 7-10-74.
    • Cripple Creek

    • Renfro Valley Traditional Music Festival; Wagers, Dora Mae; Hurley, Frank; Cripple Creek; Banjo music--Kentucky;
    • Tune played by Dora Mae Wagers, Frank Hurley and Mike Seeger at the Renfro Valley Traditional Music festival in Renfro Valley, KY on 7-10-74.
    • Keep Me Away From Sin

    • Accordions; ; Spirituals;
    • Hiawatha Giles plays a tune on the accordion and sings a hymn. Frank Tolliver is also present and can be heard talking. They live in Nelson County, Virginia, where this takes place. Frank and his cousin, John, learned their accordion style from...
    • Frank Waller and Family

    • slaves; African American; rural areas; poets
    • Back of picture: "Frank Waller, slave of Grandpa Dils and his family -- Frank Waller son of slaves of Col. J.A. Dils Jr. -- Frank Waller -- Sibbie (Ratliff) Waller -- Rosa, Alfred, Effie -- Property -- Georgia Adams -- Ann Y. Penix ...
    • Wreck of the Old Ninety-Seven

    • Folk Songs--Kentucky; Couch Family; Couch, Frank; Guitar Music--Kentucky; Wreck of the Old Ninety-Seven
    • Song sung and played on guitar by Frank Couch and recorded in Letcher County, Kentucky by Leonard Roberts [1954].
    • Knoxville Girl

    • Folk Songs--Kentucky; Couch Family; Couch, Frank; Guitar Music--Kentucky ; Knoxville Girl
    • Song sung and played on guitar by Frank Couch and recorded in Letcher County, Kentucky by Leonard Roberts [1954].

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