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Collection Number: 20336

Collection Title: Recordio Disc Collection of North Carolina and Tennessee Folk Musicians, 1943, 1948, and undated

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Size 12 items
Abstract The collection contains 12 Recordio acetate discs with audio recordings of musicians from North Carolina and Tennessee performing folk songs and traditional music. Musicians include Artus Moser, Irene Moser, Joan Moser, Virgil L. Sturgill, Charlie LaCombe, Eva Russell, J.R. Martin, Harry West, and Pleaz Mobley. Songs recorded include "Barbara Allen," "The Merry Golden Tree," "I Gave My Love a Cherry," "The Knoxville Girl," "Blow Away the Morning Dew," and examples of traditional melodies played on the mountain Dulcimer. The label of one disc indicates that the recording was made to supplement Joan Moser's application for a Fulbright award. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.
Curatorial Unit University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
Language English
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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 Recordio Disc Collection of North Carolina and Tennessee Folk Musicians #20336, 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 July 2018 to provide information about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.

Encoded by: Laura Smith, July 2018

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