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Robin Thompson

resource for some articles about Jean Ritchie
@Robin Thompson started 3 years ago - replies: 3
Robin Thompson

Susie Glaze & Jean Ritchie's sons on an album

I ordered this record yesterday: Anybody out there out there have it already?  I've heard Susie...
@Robin Thompson started 7 months ago - replies: 6

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 10 years ago - replies: 11
Robin Thompson

From Appalshop, a wonderful interview with Jean Ritchie. I learned of this from @Dan -- thanks, friend!   
@Robin Thompson started 3 years ago - replies: 3
Dusty Turtle

Smithsonian Folkways on Appalachian Women Heritage Fellows

I thought fans of Jean might find this short article from Smithsonian Folkways Magazine interesting.  At least the playlist is!  Jean is one of...
@Dusty Turtle started last year - replies: 2

Jean Ritchie collection NUIG Galway
@MacAodha started 2 years ago - replies: 7
David Bennett

Question about Jean Ritchie iPhone App

Every once in a while I'll do a search in the iTunes store on "dulcimer" to see if there are any new apps. I did this last night and found an app...
@David Bennett started 2 years ago - replies: 0
Robin Thompson

remembering Jean Ritchie- Smithsonian Folkways
@Robin Thompson started 3 years ago - replies: 4
Robin Thompson

resource for field recordings made of Jean Ritchie

Though I've not got the chance to spend much time with this site, I look forward to getting to listen to recordings of Jean....
@Robin Thompson started 3 years ago - replies: 5
Jan Potts

A WEEK of the Songs of Jean Ritchie at John Campbell Folk School

I just want to make sure that the Fans of Jean Ritchie are informed about this class at John C. Campbell Folk School March 16-21: The Songs of...
@Jan Potts started 5 years ago - replies: 6
Janene Millen

"Inside Llewyn Davis" movie

Has anyone seen this movie yet? In a documentary about the making of the film, the Coen brothers say the scene at the beginning of the movie,...
@Janene Millen started 5 years ago - replies: 105

Tuning question

On the page 36 of The Dulcimer Book she has the tuning 1-5-3? Any direction on this is greatly appreciated.   DAN
@Dan started 3 years ago - replies: 2
Kitty L.

Jean Ritchie Books

Howdy group members - So I have 4 of Jean's song/dulcimer books. (I think she wrote 9, but I could be wrong). I want to buy another one. Which...
@Kitty L. started 5 years ago - replies: 9

Jean Ritchie Original 1967 # 170 Appalachian Dulcimer Excellent Cond

Just saw this on ebay if anyone is interested:...
@marg started 4 years ago - replies: 2

Your memories of Jean Ritchie

A sad day to learn of Jean's passing. Yet, we are all so grateful for the great bounty gifts Jean freely gave during her long and active life. She...
@Strumelia started 4 years ago - replies: 22
Ken Hulme

Tribute Album Announcement

Got this from the Compass Records website. To be released in September: New Album Pays Tribute to Jean Ritchie, Mother of Folk July 24, 2014 Folks...
@Ken Hulme started 5 years ago - replies: 7
Robin Thompson

photo of Jean posted on fb by Aubrey Atwater (and shared by Nancy Barker)

Jean Ritchie: Icon, role model, mentor, friend...On Sunday, Elwood and I "swung" by Long Island on the way home from a gig near Baltimore to visit...
@Robin Thompson started 8 years ago - replies: 9

Article on Jean Ritchie

Here's a nice little article on Jean and how she influenced American music:...
@Strumelia started 5 years ago - replies: 8
Amy Nugent

The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore

Does anyone know the tabs for "The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore"? I have the sheet music, but it's in the key of C and is simple piano music,...
@Amy Nugent started 6 years ago - replies: 7
Dusty Turtle

video profile of Jean by Headwaters

I haven't found any mention of this video here at FOTMD, but it sure is of interest to most of us. Here is the official description of the piece:...
@Dusty Turtle started 6 years ago - replies: 10
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