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Singing Family of the Cumberlands - Jean Ritchie (Soft Cover)

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Once reputed to be the long lost heir to a Scottish estate and title, the red-haired vixen, Jean, made her way from tiny Viper, KY to New York City just in time for the Folk Revival. Sweeping a handsome Russian, George Pickow, off his feet, Jean went on to be the Queen and Princess of the Appalachian Dulcimer World. Jetting about in her private jet, Jean spreads the Word of the Dulcimer worldwide.

Singing Family of the Cumberlands - Jean Ritchie (Soft Cover)

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Jean Ritchie’s life story is put down in this wonderful book. Starting with her birth she retells how it was to grow up in the Appalachian mountains of Kentucky. A wonderful read, now considered a classic., you will visit this book often. Written in dialect it submerses the reader into the rural America of the early 1900’s. Contains many songs the Ritchie family sang in their day-to-day life. A wonderful book for anyone! Soft cover.

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