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Current Issue:
Volume 13, Number 10
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Carroll Best: Old-Time “Fiddle-Style Banjo” from the Great Smoky Mountains
By Ted Olson
Fred McBride: Going Across the Mountain
By Lucas Pasley
Tales from the 'Woods, Part 9: Mariposa ‘73
By Walt Koken
John Cohen and Peruvian “Old-Time” Music
By Daniel Fleck
Attic: Child Musicians
By Paul F. Wells
Here & There

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