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OLDTIME FIDDLING

Rhymes of the Fiddle & Bow

Fiddling for the Wolves

Legend of the Hanged Fiddler

Titles, Tunes, and Texts

Fiddle Tunes: Devil Among the Tailors

Fiddle Tunes: Lost Indian

KENTUCKY & THE UPLAND SOUTH

The 1915 Berea Tune Lists

The Berea Fiddle Contests 1919-1928

The Mellinger Henry Papers

Blind Joe Mangrum

Blind Dave

Hiram Greer

Jilson Setters: Kentucky's Singin' Fiddler of Lost Hope Hollow

Jilson Setters: Discographical Notes and Sources

Remembering Walter McNew

Remembering Dewey Shepherd

Clyde Davenport & Clyde Troxell

Native Kentucky Ballads

Governor Bob Taylor

Old Originals: The Appalachian Photographs of Blanton Owen

NEW ENGLAND

Instrumental Folk Music in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont 1930-1945

Portland Fancy: Recollections of An Old Tradition (1976)

Uncle Joe Shippee and the All New England Fiddle Contest Held at Providence, RI in January, 1926

Collecting Ballads and Folksongs in Vermont in 1931: An Interview with George Brown in 1981

Elmer Barton: Fiddler and Singer from Quechee, Vermont

Mayflower Quadrille: Home Recordings of New England Fiddle Music (1940s-1960s) from the Collection of Frank O. Moon

Rhode Island Fiddling 1907-1925 (Clippings)

Charles Ross Taggart: The Man from Vermont

Uncle Joe Shippee

Uncle John Wilder

Sammy Spring

TEXAS & LOUISIANA

Cow Camp Fiddler: Sam Carter and the Southwest Championship Fiddle Contest Held at San Antonio, TX in March, 1926

Henry C. Gilliland

Moses J. Bonner

J. K. Polk Harriss

William Henry Huddle's "Old Slave" Painting:
Revelations About a Black Fiddler in Texas

Swampland Jewels: An Interview with Eddie Shuler of Louisiana's Goldband Records

Swampland Jewels: Louisiana's Goldband Collection Comes to the University of North Carolina

Fiddle Contest at Brenham, Texas, February 9, 1900

"Old Fiddlers Make Their Last Stand" (Houston Post Dispatch, April 4, 1926)

PLAINS & WESTERN STATES

James F. Moore, Nebraska's "Fiddling Sheepherder"

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Checklist of Folk Songs Recorded in the English Language, 1940

MISCELLANEOUS

Mondegreens

Iconography of World Music & Dance on Picture Postcards

The Loss of the Yosemite, A Ballad?

"Wreck of the Atlantic," 19th century broadside ballad

SG Photo Blog