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Collection Number: 20249

Collection Title: Steve Ledford Recordings, 1971-1972 and undated

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Size 30 items
Abstract Audio recordings on open-reel audio tape and 8-track tape contain live performances from the early 1970s of Steve Ledford and Roan Mountain, undated home recordings of A.W. Ledford, and country, old time, and gospel music dubbed from 78 rpm records. Musical artists on the recordings include the Skillet Lickers, The Carter Family, James Gardner, Steve Ledford and the Carolina Ramblers, George Jones, and Roy Acuff. Field notes accompanying the recordings include track lists. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.
Creator Ledford, Steve.
Curatorial Unit University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
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Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Steve Ledford Recordings #20249, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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This summary description was created in January 2019 to provide information about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.

Encoded by: Laura Smith

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Steve Ledford (1906-1980) of Bakersville, N.C., was a folk and old-time musician and singer, who played fiddle and banjo. He is featured on the 1964 vintage album released by RCA Victor.

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