Today In Mountain Dulcimer History: 21 July 1963

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Today In Mountain Dulcimer History: 21 July 1963

Postby dbennett » Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:39 am

New York Times headline “Kentucky Dulcimer Maker Says Interest Gains in U.S.” The article "described the rapidly growing sales being enjoyed by old-time maker Jethro Amburgey..." and goes on to quote Amburgey about the instrument originating in the Appalachian highlands. For more see page 15 of Appalachian Dulcimer Traditions, 2 ed, by Ralph Lee Smith.
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