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Going on a Long Journey

About 30 years or so ago, I recorded an elderly woman named Sister Bessie Hackley White singing this song, “I’m Going on a Long Journey,” in a small church in Orange County, Virginia, using a borrowed Nagra reel-to-reel tape recorder

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SC Heritage Corridor, Region II, photos by Douglas Day; public radio broadcast about Region II

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Ross Brown

(above: fieldwork excerpt videoed at Ross Brown’s home in Hiwassie, GA, by D. Day.) from “Mountain Valley Music:” Ross Brown, fiddle, accompanied by Don Fox on guitar. “Snowbird,” “General Lee’s Surrender,” and “Sweet Marie.” Recorded at the Campbell Folk School,

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Song service, Lewes, DE

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Bluesman of the upper Virginia Eastern Shore

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muskrat skinning competition (men’s and ladies’ divisions)

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This is amazing, that after all these years, four of six rolls of film I shot at the Atlanta Olympics Crossroads Festival in the first several days of the Olympics STILL had images on them! I just got them developed.

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