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Collection Number: 20431

Collection Title: Gid Tanner DVD, 1955, 1982

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Abstract The dvd compiled by Phil Tanner of Dacula Ga., contains film footage from 1955 of Gid Tanner (1885-1960), fiddler with the old-time string band and recording artists the Skillet Lickers. The footage shows Gid Tanner playing music at home with his sons Gordon and G.W. Tanner and playing with Earl Johnson of the Clodhoppers and Johnson's sons Robert and Roger Johnson. The dvd also contains a 1982 documentary titled and a program recorded at Wolf Trap in Vienna, Va., that same year. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.
Creator Tanner, Gid.
Curatorial Unit University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
Language English
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[Identification of item], in the Gid Tanner DVD #20431, Southern Folklife Collection, Wilson Special Collections Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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This summary description was created in June 2018 to provide information about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.

Encoded by: Laura Smith, June 2018

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James Gideon "Gid" Tanner (1885-1960) of Walton County, Ga., was a fiddler whose old-time string band the Skillet Lickers performed and recorded traditional American fiddle tunes including "Down Yonder" in the 1920s and 1930s.

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