Barn Dances & Jamborees Across Kentucky

Barn Dances & Jamborees Across Kentucky

eBook - 2013
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Kentuckians have been wearing out shoe leather at informal jamborees since the state was settled over two hundred years ago. Tadpole's Dew Drop Inn played host to some fifteen hundred musical shindigs in its time as a mecca of Marshall County music. A Rosine barn dance gave bluegrass founder Bill Monroe his start, and another fosters new musical talent at its weekly get-togethers. Clawhammer banjo players, Appalachian cloggers and square dance callers from Possum Trot to Rabbit Hash celebrate the unique musical culture of Kentucky. Join Grammy-nominated soundtrack artist J.D. Wilkes as he waltzes around the Bluegrass, looking for oprys, socials, porch pickins and barn dances in every holler.
Publisher: Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2013.
ISBN: 9781625847522
1625847521
1626192685
9781626192683
Branch Call Number: eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (158 pages) : illustrations (some color), music

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