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George Johnson Interview Transcript.pdf
Interview with George Johnson, November 20, 2023, conducted by Burgin Mathews at Johnson's home. The grandson of Ras and Ella Johnson of the Johnson Family Stringband, George Johnson reflects on his family's musical legacy. Full transcript and audio…

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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.

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

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

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"'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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Dot Jackson, "He Makes Music And Sets 'Em Spinning,"Charlotte Observer, July 18, 1979.

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"Dulcimers Are His First Love,"Winston-Salem Journal, February 21, 1976.

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W. K. Lee, Jr., "A Far-Away Look In His Eye: No Question About It; Stanley Hicks Is A Mountain Man,"Greensboro Daily News, June 13, 1971.

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Hank Daniel, "He Puts Wood Into Almost Any Shape: Presnell's Real Love Is A Three-Stringed Instrument,"Charlotte Observer, September 18, 1965.

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Owen Lewis, "Craftsman Carves Out A Place On Mountain,"Greensboro Daily News, August 15, 1965.

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Ruby K. Marsh, "Yesteryear Village Demonstrates Handicrafts,"Greensboro Record, October 25, 1961.

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Photo and caption: "Pick One: Edd L. Presnell of Banner Elk plays a banjo he made."Charlotte Observer, July 21, 1963.

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Beverly Wolter, "Craftsmen's Fair Bigger and Better,"Winston-Salem Journal, July 16, 1963.

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"Handicrafts Featured In Fair's 'Village of Yesteryear',"Charlotte News and Observer, October 14, 1962.

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John Parris, "A Dulcimer Renaissance Revives An Antique Art," Asheville Citizen-Times, July 28, 1963.Also in this clipping: Guy Fraser Harrison conducts the Oklahoma City Symphony at Asheville, North Carolina's Summer Concert Series.

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John Parris, "King of Dulcimer Makers," Asheville Citizen-Times, July 22, 1963.
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