Karl Rohr

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Norman Blake
Multi-instrumentalist, old-time singer, and songwriter. Continue Reading »
Dobro/Resonator Guitar
Dobro is the brand name of a guitar-derived line of instruments owned by the Gibson Musical Instruments company, but the term is used generically for similarly styled resonator-equipped instruments from other builders. Continue Reading »
African American Gospel Music
Modern African American gospel music was greatly inspired by the music of Thomas A. Dorsey of Villa Rica, Georgia. Continue Reading »
Music Organizations
Music has arguably been Appalachia’s foremost cultural export, as the region’s musical heritage has been celebrated by dedicated music organizations located throughout the United States and in many other countries. Continue Reading »