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Robin Thompson

instrument George built for Jean in 1951


https://www.si.edu/object/appalachian-dulcimer-used-jean-ritchie%3Anmah_1803595
@Robin Thompson started 2 months ago - replies: 5
Robin Thompson

Jean's sister Edna


I just got this record from Edna Ritchie and enjoyed listening today. https://folkways.si.edu/edna-ritchie/edna-ritchie-of-viper-kentucky
@Robin Thompson started 6 months ago - replies: 11
Robin Thompson

Jon Pickow & Joellen Lapidus on Killy Kranky


I have a recording of Jean playing & singing Killy Kranky-- off the top of my head, I'm thinking it is on her recording titled The Most...
@Robin Thompson started 8 months ago - replies: 3
Robin Thompson

Jean at Gebhard Woods fest 1994



@Robin Thompson started 9 months ago - replies: 2
Robin Thompson

Jean was in a movie called "Next of Kin"


I know nothing about this yet would like to see the film.  Helen Hunt and Patrick Swayze are in the bit shown here.  
@Robin Thompson started 11 months ago - replies: 4
Robin Thompson

portion of an interview about ballads



@Robin Thompson started 11 months ago - replies: 7
Robin Thompson

Jean's "Too Many Shadows"


This video is on George Pickow's channel on YT and is, really, a produced music video.  To my ear, it has an older Nashville sound.  I like it! 
@Robin Thompson started 11 months ago - replies: 0
Robin Thompson

Jean sings "West Virginia Mine Disaster"



@Robin Thompson started 11 months ago - replies: 2
Strumelia

Ritchie Family Christmas reunion video, 1955


What a treasure this film clip is. Wishing all FOTMD members a meaningful new year of joy and reconnection. (you may have to click to "watch...
@Strumelia started last year - replies: 1
Robin Thompson

Jon Pickow has died


One of Jean & George's sons has died.  Jon Pickow passed away recently.  Here is a link to his bio:   http://www.jonpickow.com/bio/
@Robin Thompson started last year - replies: 6
MacAodha

Jean Ritchie collection NUIG Galway


https://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/news-and-events/news-archive/2016/february2016/nui-galway-launches-jean-ritchie-ma-scholarship-.html
@MacAodha started 4 years ago - replies: 9
Robin Thompson

resource for some articles about Jean Ritchie


http://www.folktracks.org/jean-ritchie/
@Robin Thompson started 5 years ago - replies: 6
Robin Thompson

Susie Glaze & Jean Ritchie's sons on an album


I ordered this record yesterday: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/hilonesomemusic Anybody out there out there have it already?  I've heard Susie...
@Robin Thompson started 3 years ago - replies: 6
Strumelia

Singing Family of the Cumberlands


This book is Jean Ritchie's autobiography. I am lucky to have John Reynolds' first edition hardcover copy from 1955.This book has meant so much to...
@Strumelia started 12 years ago - replies: 8
Robin Thompson

From Appalshop, a wonderful interview with Jean Ritchie.


https://archive.org/details/2312JeanRitchie I learned of this from @Dan -- thanks, friend!   
@Robin Thompson started 5 years ago - replies: 3
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