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    • Blue River Belle

    • Banjos; Singing;
    • Mattie Oakes Jacobs plays the banjo and sings in her home in Red Valley, Virginia, for interviewer, Vaughan Webb.
    • Red River Blues

    • Blues music; Guitars;
    • "Crip" James Diggs plays guitar and sings a blues song. The recording session takes place in the home of "No Legs" Sam Fincher.
    • Red River Valley

    • Fiddle music; Fannin, Glen; Red River Valley;
    • Fiddle tune played by Glen Fannin (formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky), recorded by Bruce Greene in North Fairfield, Ohio, on 04/02/77
    • Live Humble

    • Gospel Music--Kentucky; Afro-Americans; Musicians--Kentucky; Radio Programs--Kentucky; Deep River Echoes ; WHAS (Radio Station: Louisville, Ky.); Deep River Chorus; Live Humble;
    • Gospel song sung by the Deep River Chorus of Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, during a WHAS radio audition 12-20-39.
    • Going Up

    • Gospel Music--Kentucky; Afro-Americans; Musicians--Kentucky; Radio Programs--Kentucky; Deep River Echoes ; WHAS (Radio Station: Louisville, Ky.); Deep River Chorus; Going Up;
    • Gospel song sung by the Deep River Chorus of Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, during a WHAS radio audition 12-20-39.
    • Stand the Storm

    • Gospel Music--Kentucky; Afro-Americans; Musicians--Kentucky; Radio Programs--Kentucky; Deep River Echoes ; WHAS (Radio Station: Louisville, Ky.); Deep River Chorus;
    • Gospel song sung by the Deep River Chorus of Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, during a WHAS radio audition 12-20-39.
    • Ain't That Good News

    • Gospel Music--Kentucky; Afro-Americans; Musicians--Kentucky; Radio Programs--Kentucky; Deep River Echoes ; WHAS (Radio Station: Louisville, Ky.); Deep River Chorus; Stand the Storm; Ain't That Good News;
    • Gospel song sung by the Deep River Chorus of Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, during a WHAS radio audition 12-20-39.
    • Great Day Coming

    • Gospel Music--Kentucky; Afro-Americans; Musicians--Kentucky; Radio Programs--Kentucky; Deep River Echoes , WHAS (Radio Station: Louisville, Ky.); Deep River Chorus; Great Day Coming;
    • Gospel song sung by the Deep River Chorus of Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, during a WHAS radio audition 12-20-39.
    • Poor Naomi Wise

    • Ballads;
    • One leaf of lined paper, handwritten in faint black ink on each side. The document is in good physical condition. "Poor Naomi Wise" is written on the front and reverse side of the first leaf, with "Pride Rewarded" following it. There are slight...
    • Poor Naomi Wise

    • Ballads;
    • Two leaves, typewritten on the front sides. The document is in good physical condition. The corners of each leaf are rounded. There are three holes along the left side of each leaf. There is a paper clip rust stain at the upper left corner of the...
    • Hatcher Hotel 17/20

    • hotels; sayings; rural areas
    • Mr. Hatcher spent time writing sayings and stories about local history and folk lore on the walls of his hotel. The Hatcher Hotel was located on Main St. in Pikeville, KY.
    • Hatcher Hotel 11/20

    • hotels; sayings; rural areas
    • Mr. Hatcher spent time writing sayings and stories about local history and folk lore on the walls of his hotel. The Hatcher Hotel was located on Main St. in Pikeville, KY.
    • Green Mountain Breakdown

    • Banjo Music--Kentucky; Fiddle Tunes--Kentucky; Licking River Boys; Songs--Appalachian Region; Green Mountain Breakdown;
    • Tune played by the Licking River Boys
    • Walking In My Sleep

    • Independence Folk Festival; Independence, Virginia; New River Buddies; Walking In My Sleep;
    • Tune played by the New River Buddies during a string band contest at the Independence Folk Festival in Independence, Virginia in 1970.
    • When They Ring Those Golden Bells

    • Guitars; Singing;
    • Dave Dickerson sings and plays guitar for a small concert at Books, Strings, and Things in Blacksburg, Virginia. Dave was born in Tazewell County, Virginia, and spent much of his life working in Welch, West Virginia.
    • Done Gone

    • Radio; Fiddle music;
    • Tommy Magness plays the fiddle live over Roanoke Country Radio station WDBJ. Tommy was a member of several well known bands including The Blue Ridge Entertainers, and Bill Monroe's Bluegrass Boys.
    • Salt Creek

    • Radio; Bands; Fiddle music;
    • The Shenandoah Pals, consisiting of: Cecil Edwards, L.H. Tuck-banjo, Ronny Thomas, Willie Wright, Bob Reiley-fiddle, play a fiddle tune. This took place at Ferrum College's Folklife Festival, on a stage dedicated to the early country live radio...

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