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|Size||16.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1,100 items)|
|Abstract||Singer and songwriter Tift Merritt was born 8 January 1975 in Houston, Tex., and grew up in Raleigh, N.C. Merritt studied creative writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she met drummer Zeke Hutchins and formed a band called the Carbines. Merritt became a popular figure in North Carolina's alternative-country music scene and signed a record contract with Lost Highway Records. As of January 2014, Merritt has released nine recordings, including collaborations with Two Dollar Pistols (1999) and classical pianist Simone Dinnerstein (2013). The collection includes websites, posters, sound and video recordings, sheet music, press clippings, photographs, promotional items, tour itineraries, set lists, lyrics, programs, magazines, publications, and ephemera. Formats may include audio cassettes, ADAT masters, VHS video tapes, compact discs, LP records, LP test pressings, 45rpm records, 45 rpm test pressings, 2" Multi-track master Tapes (audio open reel), CDs, CD-Rs, DVD-Rs, and LP test pressings (12"). Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.|
|Curatorial Unit||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.|
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