Dom Flemons of Carolina Chocolate Drops at the "Black Banjo Gathering", Symposium on Affrilachia, Hosted by University of Kentucky, Africana Studies. Some music highlights and history on the roots. Dom plays three instruments in this clip, but sadly, no bones.
Fiddle Tunes of the Old Frontier: The Henry Reed Collection is a multi-format ethnographic field collection of traditional fiddle tunes performed by Henry Reed of Glen Lyn, Virginia. Recorded by folklorist Alan Jabbour in 1966-67, when Reed was over eighty years old, the tunes represent the music and evoke the history and spirit of Virginia's Appalachian frontier.
Ralph Stanley at Home, Coeburn, Va., 1974. "As bluegrass heroes go, Ralph Stanley is right up there with Bill Monroe. He began performing with brother Carter as the Stanley Brothers in 1946, and their old-time mountain sound has been hugely influential." Photo by Henry Horenstein.
Uncle Pen (Pendleton Vandiver) // The International Bluegrass Music Museum has acquired a pair of rare photos of Pendleton Vandiver, Bill Monroe's legendary Uncle Pen, whose fiddle playing was famously remembered in the Monroe song by that name.
NewFound Road at The Cumberland Caverns.......Volcano Room...If you have never been to Bluegrass Underground, you MUST go.