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The devil's box : : masters of southern fiddling / Charles Wolfe ; foreword by Mark O'Connor.

Author/Creator:
Wolfe, Charles K.
Publication:
Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press : Country Music Foundation Press, 1997.
Format/Description:
Book
xxiv, 232 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Fiddling -- History and criticism.
Fiddlers -- Southern States -- Biography.
Fiddle tunes -- History and criticism.
Contents:
Introduction : the commercial fiddling tradition
The oldest recorded fiddling styles
The recordings of Eck Robertson
Across the Amerikee : the story of uncle Jimmy Thompson
Fiddlin' powers and his family
Mr. Grayson's train
Doc Roberts : behind the masks
Clayton Mcmichen : the reluctant hillbilly
Kessinger
The odyssey of Arthur Smith
Bob Wills, fiddler
Slim Miller of Renfro Valley
The mystery of "The black mountain rag"
"Over the waves" : notes toward a history
Tommy Jackson : portrait of a Nashville session fiddler
Ernie Hodges : from Coal Creek to Bach.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0826512836 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
36037955