Portraits from our Past
Southwest Virginia Music
FAMOUS MUSICIANS

 

Exhibit Photo Sources

 

  • The Carter Family - Blue Ridge Institute, Ferrum, VA., Virginia Traditions: Native Virginia Ballads, Courtesy of the Country Music Foundation Library and Media Center, Nashville, TN.
     
  • Lesley Riddle - Blue Ridge Institute, Ferrum, VA., Virginia Traditions: Southwest Virginia Blues, Courtesy of Leslie Riddle.
     
  • Kate O'Neil Peters Sturgill, Sacred and Sentimental Songs Written and sung by The Cumberland Valley Girls.
     
  • Dock Boggs - Blue Ridge Institute, Ferrum, VA., Virginia Traditions: Southwest Virginia Blues, Courtesy Ed Ward.
     
  • Harry Gay - Blue Ridge Institute, Ferrum, VA., Virginia Traditions: Southwest Virginia Blues, courtesy Mrs. Ollie Gillespie.
     
  • Carl Martin - Blue Ridge Institute, Ferrum, Va., Virginia Traditions: Southwest Virginia Blues, Courtesy of National Council for the Traditional Arts.
     
  • The Stanley Brothers - Ralph Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys, Song and Memory Book, Volume 3, compiled by James A. Shelton.
     
  • Mother Maybelle and the Carter Sisters - Will You Miss Me When I'm Gone? by Mark Zwonitzer with Charles Hirshberg, Simon and Schuster, New York, from The Carter Sisters and Mother Maybelle Song Folio No. 1, Lorrie Davis Bennett.
     
  • Jim and Jesse McReynolds - Jim and Jesse website (www.jimandjesse.com)
     
  • Dr. Ralph Stanley - Ralph Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys, Song and Memory Book, Volume 3, compiled by James A. Shelton, photo by Miles Ward.
     
  • Janette Carter - Living With Memories by Janette Carter
     
  • Ralph Stanley II - Ralph Stanley website (www.drralphstanley.com)
     
  • Blue Highway - Blue Highway website (www.bluehighway.com)
     

 

 

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