Fiddlers

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Collection titled "Fiddle About: Ed Carnes-Contest Fiddler" in which Randy Fox charts the history of fiddle playing and the rise of "contest fiddling" during the traditional music revival in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Fox's main informant is Ed Carnes, an old-time fiddler who won the...

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James Suddeth discusses chair caning and fiddles in Franklin County.

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In conjunction with the National Endowment for the Arts, the Kentucky Historical Society, the Kentucky Heritage Council, the Kentucky Oral History Commission, Berea College, the Department for Libraries and Archives, and the Appalachian Museum, the Kentucky Folklife Program conducted oral...

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Interview discusses fiddle music on side B of tape.

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Oral history interviews with various residents of Wayne County, Kentucky, conducted by Western Kentucky University folk studies students in 1984. Topics include the oil industry, folk medicine, water witching, one-room schools and banjo playing. All of the interviews were recorded on cassette...

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