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I’ve Endured

Rene Rodgers and Toni Doman (Birthplace of Country Music Museum)

Old time music is a way of communication. A way to welcome rain after a drought or shoo a cold. Many men took it on the road. But the women stayed home. Rene Rodgers and Toni Doman give us a taste of women musicians from Dolly Parton and Loretta Lynn, to Cathy Fink and Amythyst Kiah. 

28 mins

Appalachian Ballads

Elizabeth LaPrelle

2022 Virginia Folklife mentor artist Elizabeth LaPrelle keeping the centuries old tradition of Appalachian ballad singing alive.

11 mins

The Lady Luthier

Jayne Henderson

Nationally renowned guitar and ukulele maker Jayne Henderson describes the art and joy of crafting these prized instruments.

13 mins

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