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Thread #164723   Message #4047106
Posted By: Lighter
19-Apr-20 - 06:31 PM
Thread Name: Texas Fiddle Tunes, 1900
Subject: RE: Texas Fiddle Tunes, 1900
I was describing rather than endorsing.

But you're doubtless right that the recording companies had a lot to do with it - also the popular notion that Appalachian "hillbillies" were colorful holdovers from the "Elizabethan" age, with music presumably to match.