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Ralph Stanley Museum
Sep25

Ralph Stanley Museum

We find the spirit of Dr Ralph Stanley Photo: LTTL Ralph Stanley Museum Clintwood, Virginia GrassRoots Music Tour The Ralph Stanley Museum and Traditional Mountain Music Centre is in the heart of the town of Clintwood, Virginia. The museum combines the career of Stanley (memorabilia and audio/visual displays), the mountains which framed his style, together with an historical journey of traditional mountain music. It is the...

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The Crooked Road – Virginia’s Music Heritage Trail
Dec11

The Crooked Road – Virginia’s Music Heritage Trail

Read my travels along Virginia’s Crooked Road Heritage Trail   The Crooked Road – A Majestic Music Odyssey The mountains of the southern Appalachia have long been recognised as a breeding ground for traditional music.  The earliest settlers brought their instruments and musical traditions, which were fused together to form country, blues, folk and other styles of American popular music. The Crooked Road is Virginia’s...

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