Country | Bluegrass

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Leon "Pappy" Self - Country Musician | 27:Fifty
Leon "Pappy" Self - Country Musician | 27:Fifty

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Segment 2 follows musician and composer Leon “Pappy” Self. Leon is a fiddle player, whose been pickin’ and singing in Texas since 1931. He was hired by a band called The Light Crust Doughboys, to...
Bill's Pickin' Parlor | 27:Fifty
Bill's Pickin' Parlor | 27:Fifty

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At Bill’s Pickin’ Parlor, in Columbia, South Carolina, every Saturday, patrons can come to create “Bluegrass Jam Sessions.” Bill Wells talks about how his Pickin’ Parlor came to be, and his passion...
Spartanburg Musical History | ETV Upstate
Spartanburg Musical History | ETV Upstate

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A short profile of many popular musicians who got their start in Spartanburg, S.C., including Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones, Paul Riddle, the Marshall Tucker Band, Pink Anderson (from whom Pink...
Country | Gullah Music
Country | Gullah Music

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Country music as we know it today grew out of blues and folk music. In country music’s earliest form, southern musicians both white and black, created music for the working class that told stories...
Bill's Music Shop | ETV Shorts
Bill's Music Shop | ETV Shorts

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"Friday At Bill's" is a story about music and it's also a story about a small business in transition. Bill Wells, founder of Bill's Music Shop and Pickin' Parlor, died in November 2011, and his son...