9:41 am
Thu August 21, 2003

Fiddlin' Around in Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL –

MUSIC: Sally Gooden

Narrator: That's Texas fiddler Eck Robertson, on the first country music recording ever made, playing one version of Sally Gooden. Back then, the fiddle was called the Devil's Box, and fiddlers were associated with moonshine, shotguns, and well, fiddling around. Alabama scholar and fan of old time music Joyce Cauthen looks at how fiddlers got a bad rep.

Joyce Cauthen:

MUSIC Sally Gooden variations

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1:14 pm
Mon August 18, 2003

Alabama Rock Band Appears on National TV

The Drive By Truckers hail from the Shoals-area and are gaining international fame with their second album \"Decoration Day\"
- picture by Brett Tannehill
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