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Briarhoppers - String Band Musicians

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The Briarhoppers, a long-time performing group on Charlotte radio station WBT, received a 2002 North Carolina Folklore Society Brown-Hudson Award. The string band, organized in 1935, has performed for 67 years. The group is seen by musicologists as \"an important link between the music of the pre-industrial South and the full-blown commercial country sounds of the late twentieth century.\"