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8 results for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 65 Issue 1 & 2, 2018
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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.