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Lost Girl found
West Virginia oldtime musicians narrowly avert brawl by not talking about politics
Mississippi Sawyer displaced by chainsaw
All tunes played at 140 bpm at first ever Missouri slow jam
Stickerville Toilets Vandalized: Police Have Nothing To Go On
Scienticists shocked to discover that oldtime is actually still new
Term “oldtime” deemed politically insensitive to the elderly
New Study Shows Waltzes Reduce Time Signature By 25% In Mice
Records reveal oldtime royalty not really royal
After a decade of brave resistance, Midwest fiddler Laura Heinmann finally retunes to cross A
Drunken frat boy assaulted after requesting “Wagon Wheel” not once, but twice
Augusta reschedules to February
Springfield police officer Matt Stevens enters mental freeze when he uncovers local punks playing oldtime music
Bruce Molsky slowly coming to grips with the fact he has groupies
Ralph Stanley switches to banjo, harmonica “too hard”
“Lost Indian” Exactly Where He’s Supposed To Be
Bass overtakes harmonica as fifth most popular oldtime instrument
Banjo uke given presidential pardon
Maybe the tune is straight and the rest of the world is crooked. Woah!
Wife of Vermont oldtime fiddler hasn’t seen husband “in decades”
Lonesome John discovers Tinder
Asheville, NC banjo player can’t decide whether to wear his Red Wing or Frye boots to tonight’s jam
Pig’s foot officially too far in the fire
Phrase “one more tune” found to be potentially misleading
Confused bluegrass guitar player keeps asking himself, “Where’s the f**king one?”
Netherton returns to melody after long separation
Clifftop Strip Tease Competition Update: Contestants Asked Not To Remove G-string
Local New Haven djembe player subtly uninvited to next jam
National Endowment for the Arts grants $12.15 and a six-pack of Mtn Dew to compose “Tenth of January”


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