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Stringfield, Lamar
Classical composer, flautist, and symphony conductor. Continue Reading »
Sun Ra
Jazz keyboardist, bandleader, and composer. Continue Reading »
Symphony Orchestras
Symphony orchestras maintain a vital cultural presence in the Appalachian region. Continue Reading »
Travis, Merle
Country guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Continue Reading »
Venues
The first musical venues in Appalachia were the gathering places most often associated with close-knit, isolated rural communities: churches, Saturday night square dances in homes and barns, and county fairs. Continue Reading »
Wallin Family
Traditional singers. Continue Reading »
Ward, Fields and Wade
Early country singers. Continue Reading »
Watson, Doc
Guitarist, singer, banjo player, and harmonica player. Continue Reading »
Wheeler, Billy Edd
Country songwriter and singer. Continue Reading »
Whitley, Keith
Country singer. Continue Reading »
Williams, Hank, Sr.
Country singer and songwriter. Continue Reading »
Williams, Robin and Linda
Folk duo. Continue Reading »
Wiseman, Mac
Bluegrass and country singer and music promoter. Continue Reading »
Withers, Bill
Singer and songwriter. Continue Reading »
Workman, Nimrod, and Phyllis Boyens
Traditional and protest singers. Continue Reading »
Wynette, Tammy
Country singer. Continue Reading »
Yoakam, Dwight
Country singer and songwriter. Continue Reading »
Young, Steve
Singer and songwriter. Continue Reading »
Zac Brown Band
Country music group. Continue Reading »