Franklin County

Still Site at Shooting Creek

Shootin’ Creek

BY KINNEY RORRER— “Going up Shootin’ Creek, going in a runGoing up Shootin’ Creek, have a little fun” —Charlie Poole  “SHOOTIN’ CREEK”  1928 If Franklin County, Virginia was the so-called “Moonshine Capital” of the world […]

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Posey Rorer

Posey Rorer

BY KINNEY RORRER— When the highly influential Anthology of American Folk Music was released in 1952, the acclaimed producer Harry Smith selected what he considered the best representations of commercially recorded folk music that appeared

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