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Spencer Moore


Born Feb 7, 1919, in NEW YORK into a huge family members (11 siblings), Spencer Moore dropped early beneath the spell of hill folk music after hearing information by Charlie Poole, Jimmie Rodgers, among others. Plus, he was lucky to have being a neighbor the fantastic blind fiddler and vocalist G.B. Grayson. In his mid-teens Moore mail-ordered a electric guitar from Sears & Roebuck and by the past due ’30s he was functioning within a duo along with his sibling Joe Moore (because the Moore Brothers — the set actually performed a tent present on a single bill using the renowned Carter Family using one occasion). Carrying out a stint within the armed forces during World Battle II, Moore resolved into the lifestyle of a cigarette farmer, although he hardly ever ended learning and playing tracks, gigging out locally at home celebrations and dances. Alan Lomax field documented him in 1959 within his Southern Trip project, of which period Moore was also showing up regularly within the Plantation Fun Period radio show from Bristol. Moore’s tale as a general public musician could have finished there if Josh Rosenthal of Tompkins Square Information hadn’t went to an exhibition of Lomax’s photos almost 50 years later on and taken see of an image of Moore through the 1959 session keeping his acoustic guitar and singing before a spiked cigarette field. Rosenthal monitored Moore down at Moore’s house in Chilhowie,VA, and documented the right now 87-year-old musician there on June 20, 2006. More than 70 years after he 1st found a acoustic guitar, Moore’s debut recording, simply known as Spencer Moore, was released by Tompkins Square in 2007. Moore no more farms tobacco but nonetheless plays frequently at regional dances and occasions near his house in Chilhowie, where he’s rumored to learn 500 to 600 (some state hundreds) of folk tracks by heart.

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Full Name Spencer Moore
Died August 31, 1986, Much Hadham, United Kingdom
Height 1.93 m
Weight 104 kg
Profession Canadian football player
Nationality British
Spouse Irina Radetsky
Children Mary Moore
Parents Raymond Spencer Moore, Mary Baker
Music Songs The Girl I Left Behind, Renfro Valley Home, Little Rosewood Casket, Three Little Babes, In The Year Of '41, May I Sleep In Your Barn Tonight, Mister ?, Little Betty Waltz, Jimmy Sutton, The Lawson Murder, The Lawson Family Murders, My Baby Boy Is Gone, Burglar Man, Driveway to the Cemetery, Space - Main Title To Long Tail, Space - Eerie Gliss, OK Vince / Funeral Pyre, Heavy Dramatic - Suspence Underscore 1, Heavy Dramatic - End Title 2, Heavy Dramatic - Full Reading, Heavy Dramatic - Dramatic Play Off 2, Space To Shock Bridge 2, Heavy Dramatic - Dramatic Play Off 1, Space To Shock Bridge, Heavy Dramatic - Main Title 2, Heavy Dramatic - Slow Moving Main Title 1, Heavy Dramatic - Bridge 1-1, Heavy Dramatic - Plantive End Title 1, Space - Eerie Gliss 2, Space - End Title, Space - Underscore, Space - Play On, Space - Play Off
Albums Spencer Moore

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Sound Department

Godblocked 2017 Short sound mixer completed
Six Lives: A Cinepoem 2014 Documentary sound mixer completed
Easy Living 2017 boom operator
Andrew Cohen on Crisis and Its Outtakes 2016 Video documentary short sound recordist
Jill Drew and D.A. Pennebaker 2016 Video documentary short sound recordist
Richard Reeves on the Kennedy Presidency 2016 Documentary short sound recordist
The Gateway 2015 additional audio recording
Friends in the City 2015 TV Series sound - 1 episode
How He Fell in Love 2015 sound recordist
The Quitter 2014 sound mixer
Late Phases 2014 sound mixer
On the Wall: Thirty Seconds to Mars 2014 TV Movie sound
The Legacy Project 2014 TV Mini-Series documentary sound - 1 episode
King Kong DVD Deleted Scene 2013 Short boom operator
New Plan A 2013 Short sound mixer
The Devotion Project: Foremost in my Mind 2013 Documentary short sound mixer
La vida inesperada 2013 second unit: sound
Poker Night 2012/I TV Series sound recordist - 2012
Petunia 2012 sound mixer
Mob Wives 2: The Christening 2012 Short sound
Selling New York 2012 TV Series sound - 1 episode
Apartment 4E 2012 sound mixer
Hard Place 2011 Short sound mixer
I Hear You 2011 Short boom operator / sound mixer
In Transit 2011/I Video short boom operator / sound mixer
Curvy Girls 2011 TV Series audio - 1 episode
Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero 2011 TV Series documentary sound recordist - 6 episodes
Casting 2010 sound
Lee 2010/I Short sound mixer
Sexcut 2010 Short sound mixer
Change 2009/II Short boom operator / sound mixer

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