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Presentation on Key issues in Banjo History from the Annual Banjo Gathering

My presentation on key issues in Banjo History from the 18th Annual Banjo Gathering (formerly called the Banjo Collectors Gathering) in Baltimore October 30, 2015.  The banjo collectors gathering is the central event in discussion of banjo history.

Looking Toward H-Net's Future

Dear H-Net Readers and Subscribers:

Over ten years ago, the H-Net Council passed a Strategic Plan for H-Net that envisioned what became the Commons.  H-Net would “implement an enterprise-wide content management system that encourages information sharing in a protected networked environment monitored by field experts” and “Plan for migration of content delivery technologies to web-based formats for editing, publication, and service.”

TOC for Southern Cultures special Music issue

Please see below the Table of Contents for Southern Cultures's 7th Music issue, featuring Johnny Cash's last interview, Emmylou Harris as the Widow of Nashville, Muscle Shoals and the rise of FAME Recording Studios, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Dutch band Normaal, huapango arribeno musicians and the making of a "Mexican South," the remaking of Beale Street, a newly discovered ballad of Ella May Wiggins, the community of New Orleans musicians, and more, including a collection of the best in new southern music.