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Thumbpicking in Muhlenberg

(#519) from Kentucky Life Program 519 (1999)

Author Bobby Anderson talks with host Byron Crawford about the history of the “Muhlenberg sound,” a style of guitar playing known as thumbpicking that was invented in Muhlenberg County by Merle Travis. Local musicians and performers at an annual festival demonstrate their variations on the style.

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