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29600
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In the 1960s, garage bands sprang up in North Carolina and across the country. The garage band scene was particularly prominent in Asheville, where rock musicians formed bands, and played in Battle of the Bands competitions. Some of these bands included The Fabulous Wunz, The Ron-De-Voos, and The Satyrs.
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30382
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The Elizabeth City High School Band of Elizabeth City, North Carolina is considered one of the best high school bands in the country. Steadily progressing to a large and constant group, the band has not only been heard in New York, Washington D.C., and the Aviation Anniversary at Kills Devil Hills, but also credited with alleviating juvenile delinquency in the area.
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36845
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The Cockman family performed gospel hymns for nearly 25 years; the traveled from Florida to New York performing for churches, festivals, weddings, funerals, and more. The family group also teaches others to play music and sing and have recorded their own albums.
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36108
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Another aspect common in college campus life experienced its genesis at ECU in the late 1930s, when twenty students formed the first school band. When it came to uniforms, support was found in the stands and out, with money raised from a rise in tuition.
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36187
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The promoter of this venue aspired to make the entertainment truly family friendly. In addition to the racing, efforts were being made to increase the variety of entertainment to concerts, fireworks, and ice skating.
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36185
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Since the early 1970s, the Town Commons had been known for more than a walk in the park. As for new aspects, The Monitors and The Main Event Painted Man would be joined by Painted Man playing soul, R&B, funk, and dance music, along with Diali Keba Cisskoho and Kaira, playing West African Griot.
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39866
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Tommy Thompson spent 22 years in the Chapel Hill band Red Clay Ramblers before moving on to writing songs for plays.
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39381
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This is the story of Charles Smith, a retired teacher and Bertie County Principal and Bertie County Commissioner, whose voice brought him much acclaim. He sang with such bands as 'Soul Reflections,' the 'Bertie-Martin Band,' and the 'Steppin Out Band.' He sings locally now as a member of both the Male Chorus and Senior Choirs of the Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church. He is well-23known throughout the region for singing the National Anthem at local festivals.