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During the height of the radio era, the Carolina Theatre in Spruce Pine brought local country musicians and visiting ones to a national audience. Carried over station WRBM 1250 in Marion, the Carolina Barn Dance, emceed by O. D. Calhoun, brought to the stage many who later would reach fame, including Patsy Cline, Chet Atkins, and Lulu Belle and Scotty Wiseman. Larkin recounts the history of the show.
WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Sept/Oct 2007, p58-61, il