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THE HAMMONS FAMILY
The Traditions of a West
Virginia Family and
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Hammons Family is the landmark Library of
Congress study of the music and way of life of a single West Virginia
family. Producers Carl Fleischhauer and Alan Jabbour bring together
musical performances, stories, and family history to depict the
cultural life of the family. This double-CD set showcases rich
traditions, including fiddle and banjo tunes, unaccompanied ballads and
songs, stories both natural and supernatural, and riddles. The set
incorporates two 1973 publications -- the original Library double-album
and the Rounder LP Shaking Down the Acorns -- and adds new introductory
material. Packaged in a slip-cased box, with 120-page booklet.