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Netherton returns to melody after long separation
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After a decade of brave resistance, Midwest fiddler Laura Heinmann finally retunes to cross A
Maybe the tune is straight and the rest of the world is crooked. Woah!
Term “oldtime” deemed politically insensitive to the elderly
National Endowment for the Arts grants $12.15 and a six-pack of Mtn Dew to compose “Tenth of January”
Confused bluegrass guitar player keeps asking himself, “Where’s the f**king one?”
West Virginia oldtime musicians narrowly avert brawl by not talking about politics
Banjo uke given presidential pardon
Lonesome John discovers Tinder
New Study Shows Waltzes Reduce Time Signature By 25% In Mice
Phrase “one more tune” found to be potentially misleading
Scienticists shocked to discover that oldtime is actually still new
Mississippi Sawyer displaced by chainsaw
Bass overtakes harmonica as fifth most popular oldtime instrument
Stickerville Toilets Vandalized: Police Have Nothing To Go On
Local New Haven djembe player subtly uninvited to next jam
Drunken frat boy assaulted after requesting “Wagon Wheel” not once, but twice
Bruce Molsky slowly coming to grips with the fact he has groupies
Augusta reschedules to February
Pig’s foot officially too far in the fire
Wife of Vermont oldtime fiddler hasn’t seen husband “in decades”
Records reveal oldtime royalty not really royal
Ralph Stanley switches to banjo, harmonica “too hard”
Clifftop Strip Tease Competition Update: Contestants Asked Not To Remove G-string
Asheville, NC banjo player can’t decide whether to wear his Red Wing or Frye boots to tonight’s jam
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