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Virginia Mountain Boys: Old Time Bluegrass from Grayson and Carroll Counties, Virginia: Vol. 3
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produced by Brooke Moyer, Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 and Jane Rigg, fl. 1980 (Folkways Records, 1980), 44 mins
produced by Brooke Moyer, Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 and Jane Rigg, fl. 1980 (Folkways Records, 1980), 44 mins
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Look Out! Here It Comes
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(Folkways Records, 1975), 44 mins
An alumnus of the New Lost City Ramblers and an integral part of the old time music scene, Tracy Schwarz brings emotion to his singing and to his banjo and fiddle playing. As he writes in the liner notes, "This is my favorite music, and I'm committed to it for life."
(Folkways Records, 1975), 44 mins
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Iron Mountain String Band: An Old Time Southern Mountain String Band
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produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 (Folkways Records, 1973), 53 mins
Eric Davidson (banjo), Caleb Finch (fiddle), and Peggy Haine (guitar) present a selection of tunes and songs learned from field recordings they collected in Grayson and Carroll counties, Virginia, beginning in 1956.
produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 (Folkways Records, 1973), 53 mins
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Uncle Wade - A Memorial to Wade Ward: Old Time Virginia Banjo Picker, 1892-1971
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produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 and Jane Rigg, fl. 1980 (Folkways Records, 1973), 49 mins
This selection of recordings features Wade Ward, a banjo and fiddle player from Independence, Virginia whose repertoire remained close to the tunes he learned in his youth. Clips of interviews with the musician and members of his family augment this collection of recordings from the early 1960s, when Ward was in...
produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 and Jane Rigg, fl. 1980 (Folkways Records, 1973), 49 mins
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Ballads and Songs of the Blue Ridge Mountains: Persistence and Change
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produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 and Paul Newman (Folkways Records, 1968), 50 mins

Stemming from a want to preserve the dwindling unique oral traditions of the Blue Ridge Mountain back-country region, Eric Davidson, Paul Newman and Caleb Finch performed field recordings of songs that exemplified the evolution of ballads in the region, creating an anthology of music that characterized the musica...

produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 and Paul Newman (Folkways Records, 1968), 50 mins
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Galax, Virginia Old Fiddler's Convention
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produced by Lisa Chiera, fl. 1962 (Folkways Records, 1964), 45 mins
Held since 1935, the Old Fiddlers' Convention is a southwestern Virginia tradition and a prime destination for old time and bluegrass musicians and fans. This recording was made at the festival from 1960 through 1963, and the tracks included are representative of the skill and spontaneity heard on the Galax stage...
produced by Lisa Chiera, fl. 1962 (Folkways Records, 1964), 45 mins
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