Description: The Shelton family band performing at Balsam Grove Freewill Baptist Church for Decoration Day services, Balsam Grove, North Carolina, September 4-5, 1982. Linda Shelton, guitar, vocal; Wilma Shelton, vocal; Kay Shelton, vocal; Madonna Shelton, vocal; Leroy Carver, bass.
About the session: Cloggers and buck dancers; bluegrass and string bands; white gospel groups; stories, folktales, and ballads from coal miners, tobacco farmers, and former bootleggers, filmed in Virginia, Tennessee, and Kentucky. Performers include Ray Hicks, Nimrod Workman, Tommy Jarrell, and Raymond Fairchild, the man reputed to be the fastest banjo player in the world.
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