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Current Issue:
Volume 14, Number 3
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The 1927 Bristol Sessions and Ralph Peer:
A Myth and a Legend Losing Luster
in the Cold Light of Recent Scholarship
By Ted Olson
Mac Traynham, Banjo Builder and Musician:
“It’s always been about the party.”
By Malcolm Smith
Show Me Some More Tunes:
An Interview with Ashley Carder

By Sarah Bryan
Attic: Yankee Fiddlers
By Paul F. Wells
Here & There

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