Diggin’: Harvey Dalton Arnold – Stay Here With Me

inTheir Musicon September 17, 2020

Stories To Live Up To by Harvey Dalton Arnold   Slink into the Fall season with Harvey Dalton Arnold’s opening song from his most recent release – Stories to Live Up To. Mr. Dalton Arnold is a legend that cut his teeth as part of the Southern rock group, The Outlaws. The thick groove on […]

A Living Past Episode 2: the Story of Etta Baker

inTheir Adventureson September 17, 2020

MusicMakerRelief · A Living Past – Episode 2   From Jerry Garcia to Bob Dylan, Etta Baker’s influence on American music was profound. Born in 1913 in Caldwell County, NC, her style represents the quintessential subtlety and technicality of Piedmont Blues. Here is her story told by Music Maker founder Timothy Duffy who partnered with […]

Southern NPR correspondent Debbie Elliot covers Music Maker Partner Artist Freeman Vines’ new book – Hanging Tree Guitars.  Purchase Hanging Tree Guitars 

  Immerse yourself in the world of Freeman Vines. Explore the Hanging Tree Guitars virtual exhibition: https://exhibit.hangingtreeguitars.com Freeman Vines (b. 1942) built his first guitar in 1958 and has been searching for a tone ever since. Using found materials from around his lifelong home in Eastern North Carolina, Vines hand carves instruments and objects that […]

Video Playlist: Fiddlin’ Season

inTheir Musicon August 31, 2020

  This is the first year I have not made my yearly pilgrimage to the Old time fiddle festivals in Galax, VA and Mount Airy, NC in my adult life. These music festivals and others peppered throughout the Spring, Summer and Fall across the hills and valleys of Appalachia are the yearly fuel injection put […]

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