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Robin Thompson

Jean with Gene Bluestein, 1986

A young music friend pointed me to this:
@Robin Thompson started one week ago - replies: 2

Tunings for several of Jeans Songs

Hello everybody, I have a hard time to determine the tunings Jean used. I try to replicate her sound. The main challenge is to play fast and good...
@jost started 3 weeks ago - replies: 7
Robin Thompson

From Appalshop, a wonderful interview with Jean Ritchie. I learned of this from @Dan -- thanks, friend!   
@Robin Thompson started 6 years ago - replies: 5
Robin Thompson

instrument George built for Jean in 1951
@Robin Thompson started 4 months ago - replies: 5
Robin Thompson

Jean's sister Edna

I just got this record from Edna Ritchie and enjoyed listening today.
@Robin Thompson started 8 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 10 months ago - replies: 3
Robin Thompson

Jean at Gebhard Woods fest 1994

@Robin Thompson started 11 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 last year - replies: 4
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 last year - replies: 0

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 2 years ago - 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:
@Robin Thompson started 2 years ago - replies: 6

Jean Ritchie collection NUIG Galway
@MacAodha started 5 years ago - replies: 9
Robin Thompson

resource for some articles about Jean Ritchie
@Robin Thompson started 6 years ago - replies: 6
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