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    • (Unknown Tune)

    • Fiddle Tunes--North Carolina; Chrisawn, Welzie; (Unknown Tune);
    • Fiddle tune played by Welzie Chrisawn and recorded by Bruce Greene in Burnsville, North Carolina.
    • (Unknown Tune)

    • Fiddle Tunes--North Carolina; Chrisawn, Welzie; (Unknown Tune);
    • Fiddle tune played by Welzie Chrisawn and recorded by Bruce Greene in Burnsville, North Carolina.
    • 1-2-3

    • Spirituals; Guitars; Singing;
    • The Golden Jubilee Singers sing a Christian gospel song in the home of James Wilson, the band's lead singer. Other group members include: Burl Schools-baritone, Earl Shurn-tenor, James Peoples-guitar and high tenor.
    • 10-2-4 Blues

    • Radio; Fiddle music; Western Swing music;
    • The Sons of the Pioneers perform live over Roanoke Country Radio station WDBJ. This is an example of the western swing, and cowboy music influence in the Appalachian region. The Texas Troubadours of Roanoke, emulated the popular sounds of the Sons...
    • 16 Tons

    • Guitars; Mining; Singing;
    • E. E. Johnson plays a song on the guitar. Merle Travis wrote this coal mining song. He is from Buckingham County, Virginia and worked with the C&O Railroad company in Beckley, West Virginia.
    • 1915 TC Orchestra

    • Students; Music; Music ensembles; Musical instruments; Musicians;
    • Memebers of the TC Orchestra pose for a picture outside McCormick Hall. Miss Carter is on the second row on the far left.
    • 1969 chance to record (talking)

    • Interviews; Bands;
    • J.C. 'Cleo' Davis (3/9/1919-7/17/1986) speaks about his musical history for an absentee interview by Wayne Erbsen. J.C. is often called 'The Original Bluegrass Boy' having played guitar with Bill Monroe from August 1938 for two years. J.C. grew up...
    • 219 Blues

    • Blues music; Guitars; Singing;
    • Andy Cohen sings and plays guitar before a performance by Walter and Ethel Phelps, at the Asheville Junction, founded by Andy Cohen. Walter played with Rev. Gary Davis in their youth. Jelly Roll Morton played this song written by Mamie Desdoumes.
    • 28th of January

    • Fiddle music
    • Fiddle tune played by Jake Krack, accompanied by Carl K. Nestmann on acoustic bass guitar, Bob Buckingham on banjo, Todd Clewell on guitar, Suzanne C. Gates on bass, and Micah Dunn on mandolin at the Appalachian Stringband Festival, Clifftop, West...
    • 28th of January

    • Fiddle music
    • Fiddle tune played by Jake Krack accompanied by Bob Buckingham on banjo, Todd Clewell on guitar, and Amy Buckingham on bass at the Appalachian Stringband Festival, Clifftop, West Virginia, 08-05-06.
    • 49 Women

    • Blues music; Guitars; Mouth organs; Singing;
    • Bobby (Robert) Buford plays guitar and sings a blues song with Keith Rodgers playing the harmonica. This takes place in Bobby's home in the city of Pulaski, Virginia.
    • 4th of July

    • Fiddle Tunes--Virginia; Krack, Jake; ;
    • Fiddle tune played by Jake Krack and accompanied by Nancy Sluys on banjo, Bill Sluys on bass, and Dara Krack on guitar, at the Old Fiddler's Convention, Galax, Virginia, 08-12-06.
    • 500 Hundred Miles

    • Banjo Music--North Carolina; Stalcup, J. Roy; ;
    • J. Roy Stalcup playing banjo, singing, and talking about banjo tunings and the sources of his repertoire. Recorded by Lee Knight at Martin's Creek, Cherokee County North Carolina on 3-13-79.
    • 8th of January

    • Fiddle music; Hood, James; ;
    • Fiddle tune played by James Hood and recorded by Bruce Greene in Allen County, Kentucky 3-21-74.
    • 8th of January

    • Fiddle music; Hood, James; ;
    • Fiddle tune played by James Hood and recorded by Bruce Greene in Allen County, Kentucky 3-21-74.
    • 8th of January

    • Banjo Music--Kentucky; Slone, Denny; ;
    • Tune played on banjo by Denny Slone and recorded at the Mountain Heritage Festival in Carter County, Kentucky 1973.

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