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Based in St. Paul, Virginia, USA, the band had an enthusiastic following in their locality. Fortunately for present-day interest in early American folk music, the band was tracked down by record company scouts and was recorded in 1924, apparently in New York City, for the Victor Talking Machine Company. The band was led by fiddler Cowan Powers (b. 3 October 1877, Russell County, Virginia, USA, d. USA) and included his daughters, Ada, Orpha and Carrie, and son Charlie. The girls ... Read more

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