Pop Stoneman

Talking with a gentleman in a nursing home who worked with "Pop" Stoneman. I had never heard of him, but he was quite an interesting person. And also someone that most of us in the folk world should know about. Apparently one of the patriarchs of country music,he had 23 children, all of whom were quite musical. Pop played autoharp, which he built for himself because he couldn't afford to buy one - a lesson many aspiring young players should learn! He alsoo played a number of other instruments. So, now I need to find some recordings! I will add his music to my Moountain Gospel Show June 13th.

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