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?
Black-and-White Duo Allerton & Alton Occupy Special Place In Country Music History 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