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Huddie Ledbetter, later known as Lead Belly, grew up in the south and eventually became part of a trio with John and Alan Lomax, a father-son team of song collectors. Lead Belly collected, wrote, and sang songs in several different styles, including Blues. He is also credited with helping to define American vernacular music in the 20th century.
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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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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.
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28781
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Ten years ago, Local Band Local Beer was started to pair local musicians with breweries in Raleigh. The music series was free but its organizers recently announced that they would begin charging an admission fee. The fee is meant to compensate the musicians fairly.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 51, Jan 2017, p14-15, por Periodical Website
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Mary Lattimore is a harpist from western North Carolina who has collaborated with a variety of musicians on recordings and in live performances. Her recent work is a solo album called At the Dam. The album features music she wrote as she traveled around California and Texas, funded by a 2014 Pew Fellowship grant.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 4, Feb 2017, p21, por Periodical Website
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Steph Stewart and Mario Arnez are the duo, Blue Cactus, from Chapel Hill. Their music is a mix of classic country music, honky-tonk, and modern string instruments. Songs on their debut album explore heartbreak and hope with time-tested honky-tonk humor.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 6, Feb 2017, p14-15, por Periodical Website
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The Nile Project is a collective of musicians from countries along the Nile River. The project aims to highlight issues of water use around the globe and to find better ways of managing water resources. North Carolina State LIVE is bringing the Nile Project to Raleigh for a week of programming that includes a concert, a documentary screening, discussions, and a culminating festival.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 9, March 2017, p16-18, il, por Periodical Website
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Musicians struggle to make money through streaming platforms, such as Spotify and Pandora, but the same platforms offer other opportunities for artists to build their careers. For Raleigh musician Al Riggs and many of his peers, online platforms are easy ways to get their music heard without the hassles of a record label.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 13, April 2017, p12-15, por Periodical Website
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Four years after his death, Jason Molina and his music live on through a new book and a revived reunion. Molina was part of the band, Magnolia Electric Co., which began at The Pinhook in Durham in 2014. Former bandmates reconvened for several memorial shows, performing new material written by Molina before he died.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 22, June 2017, p20-21, il Periodical Website
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John Moreland, a singer-songwriter from Tulsa, Oklahoma, is performing at Cat’s Cradle in Carrboro on July 19, 2017. His music is a mixture of folk, country, and roots rock. In an INDY interview, Moreland discusses his solo approach to the new record, Big Bad Luv, his musical influences, and recent songwriter discoveries.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 25, July 2017, p22, por Periodical Website
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With voices soaring heavenward, the author asserts choirs resemble what awaits the faithful on both sides of the pew. As for the choir’s role, Kelly posits it is can greatly influence the quality of life—church life now and life hereafter.
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39666
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Tommy Thompson is a musician, actor, and writer, who has pursued his interests of theater and being in a folk band since the mid-1960s.
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39661
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Leroy Smith began making a name for himself in the bluegrass music scene in the mid-1960s and has continued to perform and compose music since then.
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39668
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Alan Jabbour was a folklorist and musician who contributed greatly to the world of folkloristic studies from when he started up to his death.
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Joshua Messick found his love for the hammered dulcimer at a young age. Messick became a full time musician in his late twenties, and has since had his music featured in films as well as producing several albums.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 14 Issue 11, November 2017, p74, por