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39864
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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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39865
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The subject of many ballads in Appalachia center upon the demise of women. The author draws conclusions from interviews with Western ballad singers and by studying New World ballads.
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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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39861
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The Bunker brothers, Chang and Eng, were the first conjoined twins to settle in North Carolina in the 19th century and were known for their skill at playing chess.
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39862
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When the Bunker brothers died, their body was sent to Philadelphia for an autopsy to learn more about conjoined twins.
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39848
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The NCFJ’s articles are now online in the hopes that it will reach a broader audience. The new site has all the articles from its beginning in 1948 to 2015.
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39849
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When Aung Janie moved to New York City from Greensboro, her family and friends though she would be changed forever. However, on her visits home, she seemed more refined and royal, earning her the title of “Queen” to those who knew her.
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39665
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The town of Big City, North Carolina, may not live up to its name, but it does have an interesting story surrounding it. Known for the fried chicken at Big City Café, the owner of the restaurant suffered some serious karmic retribution from the attitude shown toward an African American customer.
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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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36974
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Joos study on vernacular architecture of shotgun houses is influenced by history, sociology, and domesticity; he approaches the subjects in a multidisciplinary way. He uses ethnography, engineering, geography, and folklore to understand the needs and desires of the community after natural disasters.
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36972
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By blending together anthropology, folklore, and science, Garrity-Blake created her own blend of research, policymaking, and community activism in eastern North Carolina.
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36970
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A self-proclaimed public folklorist, Duffy started the Music Maker organization to help authentic folk musicians.
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37045
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The folk narrative is uncensored and unrestrained expression of relatively unsophisticated people, and can be offensive to some audiences.
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36969
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Enjoying folklore from a young age, Bryan pushes the limits of the traditional understandings of folklore.
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