Something Got Ahold Of Me

Primary Performer/Group

Description

sung by Roy Harper at the Cumberland Valley Folk Festival in Barbourville, Kentucky
Roy Harper (Born 1925) is an old time country musician from Manchester, Tennessee, who has been performing for over 50 years and has recorded over 20 albums Harper is known for singing Jimmie Rodgers songs and is noted as one of the finest interpreters of Rogers' "Blue Yodel" style As did Rodgers, Harper started out as brakemen on the Southern Railroad In 1999 he was inducted in to the Old-Time Music Hall of Fame, and in 2003 he was the recipient of a Tennessee Folklife Heritage Award

Date

1978

Collection

Type

Sound Music

Citation

Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College

Identifier

PF-OR-003-015-10

Rights

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