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Highwoods String Band

Highwoods String Band
Formed: 1973
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Disbanded: 1978
Genre: Country, Folk
Group Members: Mac Benford, Doug Dorschug, Walt Koken, Jenny Cleland, Bob Potts
Biography: Any time the word "revival" pops up in connection with a given style of music, it often seems to be the case that a certain tension develops between those who take an academic, preservationist approach, with recital-style performances, and those who seek to recapture the original spirit of the music ...Read full biography
Fire on the Mountain
Label: Rounder
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Old-time string-band music at its best, it was re-created from old 78s of the '20s and '30s. ~ Charles S. Wolfe, Rovi ...Read full review
Highwoods String Band: Dance All Night
Released: 1990
Label: Rounder
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This was the group's second album for Rounder, cut about midway through the life of an old-time music revival band that was never accused of approaching its musical subjects with the tone of a librarian. ...Read full review
More Highwoods String Band albums: Main Albums (3), Compilations (1)