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Clarence Ashley - The Cuckoo (interview first...worth the wait)

Mountain music legend Clarence Ashley talks about his experiences in the "hillbilly" recording business, and performs "The Cuckoo.

Pete Seeger, an American folk music icon has died at age 94.  Thank you, Pete!!

Pete Seeger -- Forever Young At 92 -- Salutes Bob Dylan 50th Anniversary

Pete Seeger, an American folk music icon has died at age He truly was an American fold icon. He wrote some great songs like Where Have All the Flowers Gone, If I Had A Hammer and Turn Turn Turn.

Appalachian Mountain People and Music | Old Time Mountain Music

Old Time Mountain Music

Old time mountain music is as American as it comes. It's evolution celebrates diversity and grit and it is still popular today.

In 1988 more photos taken by Robert Winslow Gordon were found and copies were made for the Library of Congress. This photo shows the same banjos as in the photograph above, with one being played by an unknown man. Western North Carolina, 1924 or 1925. Since he is posed with three similar banjos, he may have been a banjo maker. Photo courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Nye.

In 1988 more photos taken by Robert Winslow Gordon were found and copies were made for the Library of Congress. Western North Carolina, 1924 or Since he is posed with three similar banjos, he may have been a banjo maker.

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Appalachian Banjo Picker - Ah yes, my Appalachian Roots have many banjo pickers!

Two Songs by Roscoe Holcomb - YouTube from the 60's. He was the original "high lonesome sound"

Two Songs by Roscoe Holcomb Roscoe Holcomb, Mr High Lonesome himself, performs "Little Birdy" and "Graveyard Blues" on Pete Seeger's TV show from the

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