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    • 1945 Tusculana

    • Students; Teachers; College administrators; College presidents; Universities & colleges; Fraternities & sororities; Clubs; Sports
    • Yearbook
    • learning ballads (talking)

    • Ballads; Interviews;
    • Ruby Plemmons and Eunice McAlexander talk about learning to sing ballads from parents and other sources. This interview by Kip Lornell takes place near Meadows of Dan, Virginia.
    • learning from neighbors (talking)

    • Interviews; Bands;
    • Paul Miles talks about learning songs in his youth. Bill Kennedy conducts the interview with Paul Niles, a member of the Red Fox Chasers. Other members of the former band: A.P.(Alfonso) Thompson-Vocals & Guitar, Bob Cranford- Vocals & Harmonica,...
    • learning to play, violinist friend (talking)

    • Interviews; Singing;
    • Mack Jenks talks about learning to play music, and a friend who was a fine violin player.. This interview, by Roddy Moore takes place in Mack's home in McDowell County, West Virginia. Mack worked in the mines periodically from the ages of 13 to...
    • learning by ears or eyes (talking)

    • Fiddle music;
    • Kyle Creed, Whit Sizemore, and others talk with Kip Lornell about different ways of learning tunes. Kyle plays and makes banjos. Whit fiddled for the Shady Mountain Ramblers. This interview takes place in Kyle's house, near Galax, Virginia.
    • learning songs (talking)

    • Ballads; Interviews;
    • Stella Gilbert talks about learning and singing songs in her youth, and musicians in her family. She is the sister of Clarence 'Tom' Ashley. This was recorded in her home in Glade Spring.
    • learning guitar (talking)

    • Guitars; Interviews;
    • E. E. Johnson talks with Kip Lornell about learning to play the guitar. He is from Buckingham County, Virginia and worked with the C&O Railroad company in Beckley, West Virginia.
    • learning tunes from their father (talking)

    • Guitars; Blues music; ; Interviews;
    • Marvin and Turner Foddrell talk about learning songs from their older brother and father, and Turner's band. The brothers are sons of Posey Foddrell and a residents of Patrick County, where this interview takes place.
    • learning to play guitar, square dances (talking)

    • Guitars; ; Square dancing; Interviews;
    • Marvin and Turner Foddrell talk about when they were first learning to play instruments, and beginning to play music at square dances. Posey Fodrell is their father. They both live in Patrick County, where this interview with Kip Lornell takes...
    • Tusculana 1934

    • Students; Teachers; College administrators; College presidents; Universities & colleges; Fraternities & sororities; Clubs; Athletes; Sports;
    • Yearbook
    • learning from family fiddlers (talking)

    • Interviews; Fiddle tunes--Appalachian Region;
    • Pee Wee Davis talks with Wayne Erbsen about learning to play fiddle. Pee Wee was born in 1924 near Marion, North Carolina. Wayne teaches Appalachian music at Warren Wilson College. Hal Peek also takes part in this interview.

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