Vintage Fiddlers Oral History Project Collection

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An unrehearsed interview with Clyde Davenport for the Morehead State University Vintage Fiddlers Oral History Project. The interview was conducted by Marynell Young at the Davenport Residence, 120 Boone Street, Monticello, KY 42633. Mr. Davenport discusses playing the fiddle, his family history, career as a farmer and truck stop owner, and mentions the names of fiddlers from Wayne County from earlier days. Tunes played include Zollie's Retreat, Black Snake, and Bonaparte's Retreat.