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Dynamic Legacies: Charlie Poole and the Evolution and Transmission of the Southern String Band Tradition
Chapel Hill, NC, April 2005


*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 Steve Weiss, smweiss@email.unc.edu 

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*.

Conference info:  http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/sfc1/poole.pdf

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