Appalachian Fiddler Albert Hash: The Last Leaf on the Tree (Contributions to Southern Appalachian Studies #47) (Paperback)
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World-class luthier and renowned guitarist Wayne Henderson calls Albert Hash "a real folk hero." A virtuoso fiddler from the Blue Ridge, Hash built more than 300 fiddles in his lifetime, recorded numerous times with a variety of bands and inspired countless instrument makers and musicians in the mountains of rural Southwest Virginia near the North Carolina border. His biography is the story of a resourceful, humble man who dedicated his life to his art, community and Appalachian musical heritage.
About the Author
Malcolm L. Smith is a professor and musician from rural Virginia who is a frequent writer about Appalachian culture and old time music. His work has appeared in countless publications including Sing Out! Magazine and the Old Time Herald. Edwin Lacy is an old-time musician and Presbyterian minister from the Blue Ridge, currently living in Ellicott City, Maryland.