List Articles & Blogs

11 Important Black Folk Music Artists A Part of My Story as a Bluegrass Musician AFRICA, APPALACHIA, AND ACCULTURATION: THE HISTORY OF BLUEGRASS MUSIC Black Hillbilly - or - What you really know about the Upper South?
Blackface Blind Blake Bluegrass, string music deeply rooted in African-American tradition Brent Williams inducted into the Nova Scotia Country Music Hall of Fame
Bringing The Banjo From 'Africa To Appalachia' Charley Patton Charley Pride's Big, Black, Country Cojones CHRONICLING “AMERICA’S AFRICAN INSTRUMENT”: LAURENT DUBOIS ON THE CULTURAL HISTORY OF THE BANJO
Crossing Country - by John Morthland Deford Bailey A Legend Lost Episode 8 (African-American string band, fiddle & banjo traditions) Fiddle Tune History -- Minstrel Tales: Picayune Butler and Japanese Tommy "Hunky Dory!"
Gus Cannon James Allen Bland Jess Morris Jimmy Collier
Joe Thompson Kaia Kater My Banjo Journey OHR Offstage: Featuring Dom Flemons, Don Edwards & Jerron Paxton
Otis Taylor – Recapturing The Banjo Race And Country Music Then And Now Rural Black String Band Music by Charles Wolfe The Banjo's African American Heritage
The Banjo, the 1800s and the Blues The Banjo: African Echoes The Carolina Chocolate Drops with Bill Hinkley and Judy Larson: a benefit for "Black String Revival" The Extimction of the Black Banjo in the United States -- 1900 - 1930
The Reunion Band Twang Is Not a Color Why Black Banjo: The Black Banjo List Serve Why Black Folks Don't Fiddle
Why These Four Banjo-Playing Women Resurrected the Songs of the Enslaved Yee Haw! The Rise of Black Country