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Further Reading on Ashe and Watauga Counties

Further Reading on Ashe and Watauga Counties

By Zoe van Buren


Arthur, John Preston. A History of Watauga County, North Carolina. With Sketches of
        Prominent Families. Richmond: Everett Waddey Co., 1915.

Barret, Elizabeth (Director). 1974. Fixin’ to Tell about Jack (Film). Whitesville, Ky.: 
        Appalshop, 1974.

Burton, Thomas G. Some Ballad Folks. Johnson City, Tenn.: ETSU Research
        Development Committee, 1978.

Cooper, Leland R. and Mary Lee Cooper. The People of the New River: Oral Histories
 
       from the Ashe, Alleghany, and Watauga Counties of North Carolina. Jefferson,
        N.C.: McFarland, 2001.

Fussell, Fred. Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina: A Guide to Music Sites, Artists,
 
       and Traditions of the Mountains and Foothills. Chapel Hil, N.C.: University of      
        North Carolina Press, 2013.

Hardy, Michael C. Watauga County North Carolina in the Civil War. Charleston, S.C.:
        The History Press, 2013.
Harmon, Terry L. Watauga County Revisited. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Publishing,
        2016.

Hicks, Orville. Jack Tales and Mountain Yarns: As Told By Orville Hicks, edited by Julia
 
       Taylor Ebel, afterword by Thomas McGowan. Boone, N.C.: Parkway Publishers,
        2009.

Houck, John, Clarice Weaver, and Carol Williams. Ashe County. Charleston, S.C.:
         Arcadia Publishing, 2000.

Koon, William Henry. Folk Songs of Watauga. MA Thesis, Athens: University of
         Georgia, 1966.

McDermitt, Barbara Rice Damron. A Comparison of a Scottish and American Storyteller
 
        and their Marchen Repertoires. PhD diss., Edinburgh, Scotland: University of
         Edinburgh, 1986.

Patton, Sandy (collector). The Traditional Music of Beech Mountain, North Carolina,
         volume 1: "The Older Ballads and Sacred Songs." Huntington, Vt.: Folk-Legacy 
         Records, 1964.

_________. 1964. The Traditional Music of Beech Mountain, North Carolina, volume
         1: "The Later Songs and Hymns." Huntington, Vt.: Folk-Legacy Records, 1964.

Pepper, Susan G. “A Whistling Girl and a Crowing Hen Always Come to Some Bad
 
        End”: The Singing Traditions of Three Western North Carolina Women: Hazel
 
        Rhymer, Pearl Hicks and Zora Walker. Thesis, Boone, N.C.: Appalachian State
         University, 2008.

Proffitt, Frank, Jr. "Jack, My Father and Uncle Ray" and "Jack and the Old Rich Man." In
         Jack in Two Worlds: Contemporary North American Tales and Their Tellers, ed.
         William Bernard McCarthy, pp. 27-55. Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North 
         Carolina Press, 1994.

Warner, Anne. Traditional American Folksongs from the Anne and Frank Warner
 
        Collection. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1984.