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Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1999. Soft cover.
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Bindings are tight and square. Text clean.
Near Fine / No Jacket. Item #013948
Long recognized as one of the richest repositories of folksong in the United States, the Central Blue Ridge has also been a prolific source of commercial recording, starting in 1923 with Henry Whitter's 'hillbilly' music and continuing into the 21st century.
This reference work provides complete biographical and discographical information on more than 75 traditional recording artists who are natives of or lived mostly in the northwestern North Carolina counties of Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Surry, Watauga and Wilkes, and the southwestern Virginia counties of Carroll and Grayson. Primary recordings as well as appearances on anthologies are included in the discographies.