Uncle Wade - A Memorial to Wade Ward: Old Time Virginia Banjo Picker, 1892-1971

Uncle Wade - A Memorial to Wade Ward: Old Time Virginia Banjo Picker, 1892-1971

produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 and Jane Rigg, fl. 1980 (Folkways Records, 1973), 49 mins

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Field of Interest
World Music
Description
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 his early 70s.
Content Type
Music recording
Duration
49 mins
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
Oral History & Biography, Old Time
Label
Folkways Records
Producer
Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015, Jane Rigg, fl. 1980
Release Date
1973
Subject
World Music, American Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, United States and Canada, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, United States
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá

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