:: Title :: Interview with George Stoneman about banjo technique (with fragments of Sally Anne and Cripple Creek)
:: Genre :: banjo tune, dance tune, interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Collins, Shirley [vocal]
Stoneman, George [banjo (five-string), vocal]
:: Setting :: Probably the home of George Stoneman
:: Location :: Hillsville (Carroll County), Virginia (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American, Appalachian, Virginia
:: Session :: Hillsville I 8/59
:: Date :: 8/28/1959
:: Reference Information :: T848.0, Track 14 (00:00:36)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Recordings of George Stoneman, cousin of Ernest V. "Pop" Stoneman, and George's sons, Dale and Glen Stoneman; Norman Edmonds, 1920s fiddling partner of J. P. Nestor, his son Paul Edmonds, and banjoist Rufus Quesinberry (both members of Norman's Old Timers band); and James Lindsay and Cullen Galyen of the Mountain Ramblers. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - George Stoneman demonstrates breakdown technique on portions of "Sally Anne" and "Cripple Creek." [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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