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42780
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The Martin County Ramblers made their first appearance between 2008 and 2009. the group plays a mix of country, blues, jazz and roots rock music. Justin Edwards of the Bear Grass community has been with the group since its inception.
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42784
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Bob Hale of Snow Hill owns and operates On the Bench Guitar Shop and String Instrument Repair from his home on Middle School Road.
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42781
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New York native Wayne Stoeckert took up guitar when he was 11. During his time in North Carolina, he has performed with Arts of the Pamlico at Turnage Theater.
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42782
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Morganton native and music educator, Leigh Morgan discusses her interest and love for teaching music and the challenges she has faced along the way.
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42786
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After graduating from ECU in 1974, Leroy Bland, a Robersonville native, began his career by starting a marching band for Creswell high School. In 1988, he became band director for Plymouth High School and built a successful program there for 22 years. In 1997, he lost nine band members and one former member in a tragic highway accident just two miles out of town. He retired n 2003.
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42785
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At 81, Milton Bullock is best known currently as "The Golden Platter". From 1964-1970, he was a member of The Plattters, one of the most successful vocal groups in the early rock-and-roll era. bullock has served his community as a commissioner for the town of Princeville and co-founded the Do It for Children Foundation with the late Muhammad Ali.
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42789
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Tyrrell County's Bob Waters traces his interest in music back to elementary school in Hagerstown, MD. Last year Waters received a North Carolina Arts Council Artists Support Grant to write a one-act, one-person musical docu-drama on the life and songs of Stephen Foster, Father of American Folk Music
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42788
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Northampton County native, Wendell Gatling has recorded several gospel CDs under the group name of EZ Praise, a duo consisting of himself and vocalist Linda Ballance Simmons.
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42783
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At 81, Earl is a third generation musician. In 2004, the North Carolina Folklore Society awarded him and his brother Max the Brown-Hudson Folklore Award for their exceptional contributions to North Carolina's cultural heritage.
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42787
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For the past 40 years, Patsy Gilliland has had a tremendous impact on the music community in Nash County. She is a founding member of the Tar River Orchestra and Chorus and for 28 years has directed the Tar River Children's Chorus.
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42812
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In addition to being a staple on the local music scene, Wilson resident Mark Burns twice had original songs featured on "Homegrown Country", a weekly radio broadcast on Raleigh's country music station WQDR.
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42814
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Mark Hoggard Jr. follows the influences and traditions for music inspired by his father Mark Hoggard Sr. His father was one of the best known performers with the Lighthouse Family Singers and Sounds of Joy. Mark Jr. made his debut with the Sounds of Joy. Now a member of the Harvesters,he has penned 25-30 songs, several of which were on the Southern Gospel charts.
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42813
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Ricky and Denise Barnes play a pivotal role in advancing Northampton County's Lasker Baptist Church's ministry of music. The Lasker Summer Music Festival is an organization that supports Christian musicians with integration of their artistic creativity and faith.
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42834
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In August 2018, Nancy Taylor's community organization efforts in the town of Whitakers led to the incorporation of Whitakers Revitalize and Preserve, a 501(c)3 nonprofit.. Fundraising at present is geared toward cleaning out the Bank of Whitakers building downtown. $18,000 is needed for the effort. The organization already owns several other buildings in the downtown. area.
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42835
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Pat Familar has been a branch manager with the Gates County Library for the past 36 years. The library is part of the Albermarle Regional Library system.
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