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Current Issue:
Volume 14, Number 11
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Raised Up in Old-Time:
Rhoda Kemp’s Life With the Banjo

By Malcom Smith
Balladry and Ballad-Collecting in Appalachia:
An Introduction

By Ted Olson
2019 Festival and Camp Guide
Here & There
Classic Cuts:
Good for What Ails You and Hamilton Iron Works
By Colin Tipping and David Motely
Large Groups of Men, with Musicians
By Paul F. Wells

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Series 2

Unknown Musician Postcards Series
Set of 8 (2 of each picture)

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