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played by Russ & Jo Nell Fisher on the Renfro Valley Barn Dance radio program on 57-06-15
Russ and Jo Nell Fisher were a married vocal and guitar duet for the Renfro Valley Barn Dance and Gatherin, both playing guitar and singing They moved to Renfro Valley from Russellville in western Kentucky the day WRVK went on the air in April 1957 Russ was also a disk jockey and news anchor for WRVK The Renfro Valley Barn Dance was a radio program developed by John Lair in 1937 in Cincinnati, Ohio, later moving to Dayton, Ohio before settling in Renfro Valley in Rockcastle County, Kentucky in 1939 Other of Lair's programs originating from the Valley included the Renfro Valley Country Store, the Renfro Valley Gatherin'

Date

6/15/57

Type

Sound Music

Citation

Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College

Identifier

RP-OR-01-03-09

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