Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Old-time music--Southern Appalachians
Currently viewing results 1 - 3
David Holt is known for many accomplishments, among them winning four Grammys. In this article he shares from a thirty-year-old collection of thousands of photographs taken of people, famous and little known, who made old-time music in the Southern Appalachians and elsewhere.
Old time Appalachian musician Roger Howell recorded a collection of fiddle tunes in 2007 and donated them to the Southern Appalachian Archives. Normally, Appalachian folk sounds are passed down by oral tradition and played by ear. Howell decided to record this part of Appalachian history before it was lost forever.
Resurrecting pre-World War II hillbilly music is Old Hat Records owner Marshall Wyatt. Represented in his collections are bands who found fame during hillbilly’s popularity peak. Other projects by Wyatt keeping interest in this musical genre alive are CD box set collections produced by Old Hat Records such as Music from the Lost Provinces: Old Time Stringbands from Ashe County, North Carolina & Vicinity, 1927-1931 (1997) and Good for What Ails You: Music of the Medicine Shows 1926-1937 (2005).
Old Hat Records (Raleigh)
; Records--LPs, 33s, 45s, 78s, etc.
; Record albums
; Musical genres--Hillbilly
; Hillbilly music
; Hillbilly music--Appalachia
; Music recording companies--Raleigh
; Poole, Charlie, 1892-1931
; Hutchinson, Frank, 1897-1945
; Grayson, G.B., 1887-1930
; Grayson, Gilliam Banmon, 1887-1930
; Old-time music
; Old-time music--Southern Appalachians
; Rodgers, Jimmie, 1897-1933