October 28, 2016

The Scots-Irish musical legacy in the USA

Broadcast: Wed 17 Nov 2010 (BBC Northern Ireland)

Mark Wilson heads to Staunton in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and tells us about the Ulster-Scots origin of Woodrow Wilson. At the Frontier Cultural Museum, Mark finds out about 18th Century Scots-Irish Settlements and about the musical melting pot of Appalachia. Plus, music group ‘The Hillbilly Gypsies’ perform the tune ‘Sally Gooding’ and Trae Buckner gives some background to the band. Running Time: 35 minutes.

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