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CD Review: ‘The Mountain Came Alive’

Teachers who respond positively to the idea of utilizing The Mountain Came Alive in their classroom will be pleased to learn that Booth has intentionally kept his production values straightforward. A teacher with a reasonable singing voice and access to a dulcimer, a guitar, or a piano can easily master these pieces for performing in his/her own classroom.

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Hallowed Ground: From Cook Mountain To Blair Mountain And Beyond

Please welcome guest author Dustin White, of Boone County, WV. The following article of his appeared May 25, 2011 on the Appalachian Voices website. Hallowed ground. It is a term most do not think about these days. In these so-called modern times we tend to forget words like hallowed, honored, or consecrated. One might ask, […]

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Lost Paradise, Now Lindytown: Appalachia Fades to Black

Aaron Barlow posted the following article on his One Flew East blog on April 13, 2011. Barlow is an Assistant Professor of English, New York City College of Technology, and a native of western North Carolina. When I heard John Prine’s first album, way back in 1971, I was particularly struck by the song “Paradise.”  As […]

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