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Bad Luck Blues

Posted in blues, finger-style, guitar, live

long-bow fiddler; culture worker; Leatherwood singers

This is the first of several video clips I’ll be posting, excerpts from fieldwork I did while folklorist-in-residence at the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina. All the original documentary materials from those years are archived at

Posted in Allen Eaton, Appalachia, Cherokee, Doris Ulmann, fiddle, fiddler, gospel singers, guitar, handicrafts, Manco Sneed, old-time, World's Fair