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2:03 - River music

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Partial Transcript: You told me earlier, you knew something about music along the river.

Segment Synopsis: Harrod talks about music, specifically fiddle players from along the Kentucky River. He links different influences and talks about the racial diversity found within the musicians.

Keywords: Booker Orchestra; Camp Nelson, Kentucky; Doc Roberts; Fiddle; Jim Booker; Joe Booker; Johnny Masters, Jim Woodard; Owen Walker; Round Dance Music

Subjects: River life--Kentucky River (Ky.) Valley View (Ky.)

12:33 - Jacks Creek Waltz

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Partial Transcript: Another fiddler in there, his name was Jim Smith.

Segment Synopsis: Harrod talks about a fiddler named Jim Smith who created the Jacks Creek Waltz.

Keywords: Doc Roberts; Jacks Creek Jazz Band; Jacks Creek Waltz; Jim Smith; Smith, Jim

Subjects: River life--Kentucky River (Ky.)

14:00 - Coal Harbor Bend

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Partial Transcript: What else can I tell you?

Segment Synopsis: Harrod tells a story told to him by Manon Campbell. Campbell was on a raft at night with friends and kept hearing a square dance all night. In the morning they realized they were stuck in a whirlpool.

Keywords: Campbell, Manon; Coal Harbor Bend; Manon Campbell; Whirlpool

Subjects: Kentucky River (Ky.) River life--Kentucky River (Ky.)

18:53 - Potential contacts

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Partial Transcript: Who are some other people, here, maybe around Monterey?

Segment Synopsis: Harrod begins listing and talking about different people that Ellis could talk to about the river. He tells a brief story told to him by Harvey Miller about a prisoner escaping by ice skating away.

Keywords: Bondurant, Tom; Buck, Barnes; Escaped prisoner; Harvey Miller; Hudson, Jim; Jim Hudson; Miller, Harvey; Monterey, Kentucky; Tom Bondurant

Subjects: River life--Kentucky River (Ky.)

29:40 - Racial diversity

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Partial Transcript: It seems to be me like through the central part of the state, well the fact that you had all these black people living on the river one thing...

Segment Synopsis: Harrod points out that much of central Kentucky had racial diversity because of the river.

Keywords: Racial diversity

Subjects: River life--Kentucky River (Ky.)

32:57 - Harrod's music

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Partial Transcript: Do you play music?

Segment Synopsis: Harrod briefly talks about playing music with his wife, Jane. Sometimes they play in bands but most of the time they just play together.

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35:37 - Contact information

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Partial Transcript: Do you want to write down James Robert's address?

Segment Synopsis: Harrod gives Ellis contact information for people that he might interview.

Keywords: Roberts, James

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41:49 - Eastern Kentucky University Archives

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Partial Transcript: What kind of things do you have there at Eastern Kentucky, I mean in your archive?

Segment Synopsis: Ellis tells Harrod that records of the school, small family collections, and oral histories can be found in the archives. He also offers to look up music for Harrod.

Keywords: Eastern Kentucky University

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