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16356
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Since 1960, F. Roy Johnson, author, editor, and publisher, has become a one-man industry mining veins of history and folklore in one of the first-settled regions of North Carolina. Working out of his Johnson Publishing Company office in Murfreesboro, Johnson saw an opportunity and began to record and preserve the long-neglected resources of northeastern North Carolina.
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16355
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Bascom Lamar Lunsford was called the \"Minstrel of the Appalachians.\" He performed, interpreted, and preserved the ballads, songs, string music, dances, and tales of this region at a time when they were growing less popular, and in doing so, helped bring them back into favor.
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16357
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This listing is a supplement to Professor Clark's Madstones in North Carolina (presented in North Carolina Folklore Journal March 1976, Vol. 24:1), an exhaustive study of the curious natural stones and stone-like products of the stomachs and gall bladders of animals used in folk medicine.
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16358
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The English, Scotch-Irish, Germans, and others who settled the Appalachian highlands adapted their basic knowledge of cookery to foods available in their new environment. This resulted in unique utensils, recipes, and customs for the Appalachian region.
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35742
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With the passing of Bascom Lamar Lunsford, the author pays tribute to the man who was a folksinger and performer, and who helped found the NC State Fair Folk Festival and Mountain Dance Folk Festival.
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35744
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The author transcribed several songs that Mr. Lunsford performed.
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35743
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A poem about the healing effects a last will can enact on the recipients.
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35746
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In 1958, Mr. Lunsford donated a collection of books on folklore, recordings of folksongs and ballads, scrapbooks, and other manuscripts in honor of his parents.
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35745
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Music from South Turkey Creek is a record that features performances by Bascom Lamar Lunsford and two of his protégés.
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