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Dynamic Legacies: Charlie Poole and the Evolution and Transmission of
the Southern String Band Tradition

Sponsored by the Southern Folklife Collection and  *Music in Context*

April 8, 2005; 9am-5pm

Pleasants Room, Wilson Library

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

All events are free and open to the public

Space is limited, please RSVP to [log in to unmask]


Morning sessions will feature student papers on string band traditions.

Discussant: Alan Jabbour, former director of the American Folklife
Center at the Library of Congress.

Afternoon sessions will feature a panel discussion on Charlie Poole and
the North Carolina Ramblers.

Participants include:

Henry "Hank" Sapoznik, Producer of "You Ain't Talkin' To Me: Charlie
Poole and the Roots of Country Music" Columbia Legacy.

George Goehl, Straight Six Films. Currently producing a feature-length
documentary about the life and music of Charlie Poole.

Kinney Rorrer, Author of  "Ramblin' Blues: The Life and Songs of Charlie
Poole."

Panel Moderator:  Jocelyn Neal, Assistant Professor of Music at the
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The afternoon sessions will also include a keynote address from "Hank"
Sapoznik and a free concert by the New North Carolina Ramblers.

More infomation available at: www.lib.unc.edu/mss/sfc1/