Appalachia

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brettfrett
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Appalachia
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2011-07-30 02:28:57
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  1. Minstrel music
    american music with african influence, like a banjo or black face
  2. mountain dulcimer
    The Appalachian dulcimer (or mountain dulcimer) is a fretted string instrument of the zither family, typically with three or four strings. It is native to the Appalachian region of the United States. The body extends the length of the fingerboard, and its fretting is generallydiatonic.
  3. The Bristol Sessions
    The Bristol sessions are considered the "Big Bang" of modern country music. They were held in 1927 in Bristol, Tennessee by Victor Talking Machine Company company producerRalph Peer. They marked the commercial debuts of Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family.
  4. "scratch" gutiar style
    plucking guitar style
  5. mandolin
    guitar like/violin like
  6. Bill Monroe
    created the style of music known as bluegrass

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