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Posey Rorer

String strap fiddler Posey Rorer was created on September 22, 1891, in Franklin County, Virginia. The sibling in legislation of banjo participant Charlie Poole, Rorer was an integral a part of Poole’s North Nation Ramblers until 1928, whenever a disagreement with Poole resulted in Lonnie William Austin overtaking the fiddle …

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Lionel Cormier and the Sundown Playboys

Cajun accordionist Lionel Cormier was among the founding users from the Sundown Playboys in 1947. Originally known as the Elton Playboys following the Louisiana city where Cormier and his family members lived at that time, the group documented for the very first time in 1952. The effect was a 78 …

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Atwater-Donnelly

Rhode Island-born folk music artists Aubrey Atwater and Elwood Donnelly met in March 1987, if they shared emcee responsibilities on the all-volunteer Rock Soup Coffeehouse in Providence, Rhode Isle. Signing up for their voices jointly for an a cappella launch to one from the evening’s performers, they found that their …

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Jim Hancock

A mandolinist, guitarist, and singer located in Louisiana, Jim Hancock has performed and recorded with David Roe & His Royal Rounders.

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Cajun Moon

A short-lived task led by Brighton, England-born 12-string guitarist and songwriter Allan Taylor, Cajun Moon created a seamless mixture of Appalachian, Cajun, and Uk folk affects. Although they appeared destined for stardom once they implemented their critically effective self-titled debut with a higher profile tour as starting action for Steeleye …

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Julie Gardner

Keyboardist Julie Gardener performed and recorded in Phoenix, AZ, with accordion maestro Ponty Bone tissue. She shouldn’t be confused using the documenting engineer from the same name.

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Lesa Cormier

Cajun musician Lesa Cormier used the accordion at age six on the knee of his dad, accordionist Lionel Cormier (a founding person in the Sundown Playboys, a dance music group that arrived of southern Louisiana in 1947). Younger Cormier’s heart taken him even more toward your guitar, however, as well …

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Deaf Heights

The two-steps and waltzes of southwest Louisiana’s Cajun country were imported to Scotland by Deaf Levels. But, the Scottish quartet’s repertoire continues to be significantly broadened by an influx of Celtic, nation, and rockabilly affects and original music by fiddler/guitarist/vocalist Kenny Brady. While they’ve just released two albums — Les …

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Chris Griffin

The indie music picture from the American Southeast, particularly Atlanta, would definitely audio different if Chris Griffin hadn’t been with us. Never to belittle his innovative efforts on a number of stringed musical instruments, in an similar selection of ensemble tasks, but Griffin’s mightiest sword appears to be the hearing …

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Black Jake & the Carnies

The first conception of Dark Jake & the Carnies arrived on Halloween party in 2002, though it could take Dark Jake many years of trying out sound and lineup prior to the band was to find its special “crabgrass” sound. Led by Jake Zettelmaier on vocals and banjo, his Carnies …

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