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Galax, Virginia Old Fiddler's Convention

Various Artists
Galax, Virginia Old Fiddler's Convention

Held since 1935, the Old Fiddlers' Convention is a southwestern Virginia tradition and a prime destination for old time and bluegrass musicians and fans. This recording was made at the festival from 1960 through 1963, and the tracks included are representative of the skill and spontaneity heard on the Galax stage.

Track Listing

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Turkey in the Straw Larry Richardson, Sonny Miller, and Johnny Jackson 1:24
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102
Whoa Mule Clarence Ashley 1:57
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103
Bill Cheatham The Stony Mountain Boys 1:38
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104
The Sweetest Gift a Mother's Smile Udel McPeak and Billy Edwards 2:35
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105
Cumberland Gap Lost John Ray 1:18
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106
Walk in the Parlor The Old Timers 1:55
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107
John Henry George Pegram 2:19
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108
Cricket on the Hearth The Sunny Mountain Boys 2:27
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109
Columbus Stockade Blues Dot Edwards and Katie Golden 2:29
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110
Concord Rag J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers 2:25
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111
Blackberry Blossom The Buck Mountain Band 1:55
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201
Paddy on the Turnpike Unidentified Band 0:51
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202
Wandering Boy Ivor Melton 2:52
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203
Stoney Creek Sonny Miller 1:24
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204
Cackling Hen Uncle Rufus Blackburn 1:55
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205
Bill Cheatham The Southern Mountain Boys 2:10
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206
Seeing Nellie Home Billy Edwards 1:07
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207
Leather Britches Brushy River Boys 1:59
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208
Sally Ann George Stoneman 1:57
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209
Honeysuckle Rag The Mountain Ramblers 1:41
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210
Old Man at the Mill Clint Howard 1:50
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211
Walking in My Sleep The Virginia Playboys 1:32
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212
Kingdom's Come Norman Edmonds 2:08

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