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Talking feet : solo Southern dance: buck, flatfoot and tap

Author: Mike Seeger; Ruth Pershing; Heath Curdts; Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, p©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documentary filmed in West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia and North Carolina featuring flatfoot, buck, hoedown and rural tap dancing, the styles of solo Southern dancing which are companions to oldtime music and on which modern clog dancing is based. Dances are done to handpatting, talking blues, singing, oldtime bluegrass and Western swing style music.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Music videos
Nonfiction films
DVD-Video discs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Seeger; Ruth Pershing; Heath Curdts; Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings.
OCLC Number: 124040128
Credits: Project director, Mike Seeger ; associate director, Ruth Pershing ; production coordinator, Richard Derbyshire ; editors, Mike Seeger, Ruth Pershing, Richard Derbyshire, Heath Curdts.
Performer(s): Dancers: Allen Spence, Hoy Hayden, Luther Boyd ; Jay Burris ; Willis Fields ; Algia Mae Hinton ; Gussie Lane ; Phoebe Parsons ; Jim Hyatt ; John Reeves ; Burton and Kyle Edwards ; John Dee Holeman, Quentin "Fris" Holloway ; Biddie Reece, Eula Rogers ; Stanley Hicks ; L.C. King ; The Fiddle Puppets ; D. Ray White.
Narrator, Paul Brown.
Description: 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 pages ; 19 cm)
Details: DVD format.
Contents: Introduction --
Mabry Mill --
Cataloochee --
Jay Burris --
Carcassonne --
Algia Mae Hinton --
Gussie Lane --
Phoebe Parsons --
Maggie Valley --
Cataloochee --
John D. Holeman and Fris Holloway --
WAMY Senior Center --
Stanley Hicks --
L.C. King --
Fiddle Puppets --
D. Ray White.
Responsibility: producers Mike Seeger, Heath Curdts.

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Documentary filmed in West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia and North Carolina featuring flatfoot, buck, hoedown and rural tap dancing, the styles of solo Southern dancing which are companions to oldtime music and on which modern clog dancing is based. Dances are done to handpatting, talking blues, singing, oldtime bluegrass and Western swing style music.

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