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Photograph of Jimmy Colvin and his band, taken at a wedding reception at the Carraway-Davie House, Birmingham, Alabama, August 9, 1986. Included with the photo is a one-page biography of Colvin. Courtesy Chad Fisher.

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Flyer for Headless Marines, GNP, and Stunt Pigs at Tuxedo Junction, Ensley, Alabama, March 6, 1987. Courtesy Chris Hendrix.

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Flyer for GNP, Stunt Pig, and Entropy at Tuxedo Junction, Ensley, Alabama, February 6, 1987. Courtesy Chris Hendrix.

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Flyer for GNP and SOCK (Steel Oblong Chicken Kong Stealers), with a "possible guest appearance by" Aliens In The Land Of Our Birth, at Thumpers, Hoover, Alabama, Friday, December 29, 1989. "End Of The Decade Jam." Courtesy Chris Hendrix.

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Flyer (original art and photocopy) for Abraham Lincoln's Birthday Bash, featuring SDT with GNP, Dr. Jekyll's, Birmingham, Alabama, February 12, 1988. Courtesy Chris Hendrix.

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In this radio broadcast, circa 1988-1989, singer Laura Washington appears with the Jerry Grundy Trio at Grundy's Music Room in Birmingham, Alabama.From 1979 to 1992, Grundy's Music Room -- owned and operated by Jerry and Bernadine "Bernie"…

Rob Urban, "Man Of Mountains, Music And Tales: Stanley Hicks, N. C. Folk Artist And Instrument Maker, Dies At Age 78,"Charlotte Observer, November 9, 1989.

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Jeri Fischer, "A Mountain Man And His Magic Tales,"Charlotte Observer, February 12, 1989.

"Old ways endure along Blue Ridge Parkway,"Raleigh News and Observer, August 11, 1985.

Brent Childers, "Mountain Tales Spellbind Burke,"Hickory Daily Record, February 26, 1985.

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Beverly Mills, "Making good banjos and telling tall tales: Slow 'n' easy does it," Raleigh News and Observer, October 16, 1983.

Jerry Bledsoe, "Hand-crafted banjos are a labor of love,"Greensboro Daily News, November 13, 1983.

"'Money ain't no good': Banjos, dulcimers bring cash, but music is mountain man's currency,"Charlotte News, March 13, 1980.

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Erskine Hawkins performs with the Birmingham Heritage Band at the annual Function at the Junction in Ensley, Alabama, July 23, 1988. Amos Gordon conducts in the band. Henry Blankenship sings.

Begun in 1985 in Ensley's Tuxedo Junction Park, the…

DLH Jett Williams Transcript.pdf
Interview with Jett Williams (b. 1953), recorded by Darwin Lee Hill, July 27, 2002. Born Antha Belle Jett on January 6, 1953 — just five days after the death of her father — Jett Williams is the daughter of Hank Williams and Bobbie Jett. She was…

Dec 86 Church Christmas Singing B.mp3
Cassette tape from a Meridian, Mississippi, flea market. Label reads: "Dec. 86 Christmas Church Singers." Church and location are unidentified.Side A selections include “Beautiful Star of Bethlehem,” “God Will Take Care of You,” “The Touch of His…

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Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, 1980. Sun Ra sits at keyboard. J. L. Lowe stands in white tuxedo.

Courtesy Carol Clarke.
Flyer for No Fraud, Random Conflict, Children Shouldn't Die, and Humanicide at the Carriage Inn, Huntsville, Alabama, April 29, 1989.


From the collection of David Baird.
Alien and T-Mac at Kalea Park, Huntsville, Alabama, April 9, 1988. With special guests Opie and the Pontiacs, Alias, Silhouette, and Laissez Faire.

Courtesy David Baird.
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