Vintage Fiddlers Oral History Project Collection

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An unrehearsed interview with J. P. Fraley for the Morehead State University Vintage Fiddlers Oral History Project. The interview was conducted by Marynell Young at the Fraley Residence, Rush, KY 41168. Mr. Fraley discusses his philosophy on fiddling, folk stories he heard and other life experiences. Tunes played include Walking in My Sleep, New Mony, Blackberry Blossom, Garfield's Blackberry Blossom(18.1.173 ), Begins again to play Garfield's Blackberry Blossom, and Whiskey Before Breakfast.