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Record #:
9418
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The Carolina Chocolate Drops, a group of three young musicians, have rediscovered and are keeping alive the traditions of African American string bands of the Piedmont. The group's name is derived from a 1920s string band, The Tennessee Chocolate Drops. The group has been mentored by legendary musician, Joe Thompson, who at age 88, received one of eleven National Heritage Awards bestowed by the National Endowment for the Arts in 2007.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 4, Sept 2007, p108-110, 112, 114-115, por Periodical Website
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Record #:
9515
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The Carolina Chocolate Drops is a group of three young musicians--Rhiannon Giddens, Justin Robinson, Dom Flemons. The group has rediscovered and is keeping alive the traditions of African American string bands of the Piedmont. The group's name derives from a string band of the 1920s, \"The Tennessee Chocolate Drops.\"
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 8 Issue 9, Sept 2007, p109-110, por Periodical Website
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39863
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The Highwoods Stringband was a string band revivalist band that formed in the 1960s, and the documentary follows the band’s doings in a chronological order.