Description: Dellie Chandler Norton sings "Early, Early In the Spring" (Roud 152; Laws M1) at her home in the Burton Cove, Sodom Laurel, Madison County, North Carolina, as Cas Wallin and Sheila Kay Adams listen. Shot by Alan Lomax and crew, September 6-7, 1982.
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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