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Polk Miller

Among the oldest “old-time” performers on record is Polk Miller, who all fought seeing that an artilleryman in the American Civil Battle in the Confederate aspect and, according to his kid, is thought to have got furled the confederate flag in Appomattox. Settling in Richmond, Virginia in 1868, Miller opened …

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Camp Creek Boys

The Camp Creek Males formed in the 1930s, but didn’t become influential in assisting preserve and promote old-time string music group music before folk revival from the 1960s. All the bandmembers hailed from Surrey Region in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Their innovator was banjo picker Kyle Creed, who was …

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Bert Layne

Fiddler Bert Layne may be the Arkansas traveller if there ever was a single, having crisscrossed the country as both a touring musician and a rambling teen boy. He’s frequently connected with fellow fiddler Clayon McMichen, and with a lot of reasons. Both married a set of sisters and had …

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Robert Crumb

A zany love of life fused with a psychedelicized eyesight produced Robert Crumb probably one of the most influential comic artists from the 1960s. His character types, including Fritz the Kitty, Mr. Organic, Flakey Froont, as well as the Vulture Demoness, and his underground comic books, such as for example …

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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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H.M. Barnes’ Blue Ridge Ramblers

Just who have the heck is H.M. Barnes? Well, imagine if Elvis “The Ruler” Presley proceeded to go beneath the stage name of “the Colonel’s Elvis Presley.” Barnes was a ’20s promoter who strike the road establishing tour times for the old-timey string music group he fronted firmly like a …

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Pete Cassell

A blind nation minstrel content to execute on radio broadcasts instead of record his materials, Pete Cassell impressed many listeners along with his near-perfect pitch and self-taught musicianship. Blessed in Georgia on August 27, 1917, Cassell was blinded in his infancy, and received his education at particular academic institutions in …

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Prison Love

It will come as no real surprise that this oddly named Irish bluegrass, gospel, Cajun, and other assorted “aged timey” group Jail Like would also undertake humorous monikers at the average person level. Hailing from Dublin, Jail Love’s lineup — Hurricane Barry (vocals, triangle), Un Nino (mandolin, banjo), Will N. …

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Doug & Telisha Williams

Folk duo Doug & Telisha Williams was raised in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and met within their high-school marching music group, where he was the drum main and she was the majorette. They produced a music group to try out at a college assembly and afterwards performed with …

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Bill & Belle Reed

Costs & Belle Reed produced simply three recordings, the outcomes of one program for Columbia recorded in 1928 in Johnson Town, Tennessee. Regardless of the lack of materials, the couple’s “Aged Lady as well as the Devil” was put together onto Harry Smith’s 1952 folksong collection Anthology of American Folk …

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