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4959
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Southern Culture on the Skids (SCOTS) is a Chapel Hill- based rock band. Although critics have attached various labels to the band's sound, the group has developed over the last fifteen years a style that labels cannot adequately portray. One point that most agree on is the SCOTS is one of the greatest bar bands in the history of bars and bands.
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Throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, the most popular band in North Carolina was Arrogance. Although it never created a national audience, the band is credited with pumping life into Raleigh's rock music scene. Van Vleck describes the band's two 30th anniversary concerts held in June 2000.
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Susan Newberry, Executive Director of PineCone, the Piedmont Council of Traditional Music, and co-worker, Sarah Beth Woodruff, promote and present traditional musicians. PineCone, headquartered in Raleigh, brings touring acts to the Triangle and showcases local and regional musicians. Van Vleck discusses the origin and goals of the organization.
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5069
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The life and work of Rev. Gary Davis, a major figure in the history of the Piedmont Blues in North Carolina, is profiled.
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 2 Issue 3, 2001, p53-54, il Periodical Website
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One of Nashville's most prolific songwriters is Jim Lauderdale, a North Carolina native. He released his first album in 1991 and has released seven more since 1998, including two with bluegrass legends Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys. van Vleck discusses songwriting and performing with Lauderdale.
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5448
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Durham resident Nnenna Freelon has had a distinguished, ten-year jazz career. She has been nominated for a Grammy Award five times and has received the Billie Holliday Award and Eubie Blake Award. She made her film debut in a Mel Gibson film. Freelon discusses her life and her work in this METRO interview.
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 3 Issue 7, Oct 2002, p57-59, por Periodical Website
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Kinston native Clyde Mattocks is a versatile musician who has been making music up and down the East Coast for over forty years. He has spent his lifetime entertaining in a variety of venues, including bars, honky-tonks, and the musical stage. In 1974, he formed the Super Grit Cowboy Band, a group still performing today.
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5883
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Tift Merritt, Raleigh singer/songwriter, and her band, The Carbines, are profiled in this METRO article. The band recently released its debut album, Bramble Rose, which consists of eleven songs written by Merritt.
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 3 Issue 5, July/Aug 2002, p69, 71, il, por Periodical Website
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Van Vleck discusses the musical gifts of singer/songwriter Allyson Light, of Chapel Hill. Light is presently a sophomore at Sarah Lawrence College in New York. She began writing her own tunes at the age of fourteen. Her most recent album, \"Looking Glass Conversations,\" reveals an artist who's coming into her own as a composer and performer. Light plans on staying with her music activities for “the foreseeable future.”
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 5 Issue 10, Oct 2004, p92-93, il, por Periodical Website
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Jim Watson, a native of Durham, has been involved in bluegrass and old-time music since the 1960s. He is one of the founding members of The Red Clay Ramblers. This musical group is one of the most famous acts ever to come out of the state. Watson discusses his life and music.
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 6 Issue 7, July 2005, p100-101, por Periodical Website
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Musician, composer, studio owner, and engineer, Durham native Willie Hill has been creating music since his early teens. His music is strongly melodic, rhythmically intricate, and atmospheric. He took up the guitar when he was twelve years old and got his first gig when he was fifteen. At nineteen he was playing with The Communicators. He wrote “One Chance,” which was a hit single for the group in 1974 and later started his own record label, Joy Records, in 1984. Hill discusses his life and his music.
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 7 Issue 8, Aug 2006, p101-102, por Periodical Website
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North Carolina native Riley Baugus is a fine old-time musician who reveres the music of the Southern Appalachians. The first instrument he mastered was the fiddle, followed by the guitar and banjo. Baugus was one of the artists who had an important role in recreating the 19th-century music heard on the soundtrack of the movie, COLD MOUNTAIN.
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Riley Baugus is a native North Carolinian who reveres the music of the Southern Appalachians. In this second part of van Vleck's conversation with Baugus, the two men discuss the banjo player's progress after high school, his work as a welder, and the importance of his work on the movie COLD MOUNTAIN.
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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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About 30,000 adules and children in the US suffer from cystic fibrosis, a condition that most frequently causes infection, inflammation and obstruction of the lungs and digestive system. John Plymale is a dues-paid member of the Triangle music scene, and one of his daughters has been diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis. The friends and connections Plymale has made during this musical adventures recently paid another dividend in the form of SONGS FOR SIXTY-FIVE ROSES, an album recently released an intended to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 7 Issue 5, May 2006, p125-126, f Periodical Website
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