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The banjo tells its complicated interracial tale 

Bring it to work: Dom Flemons and his banjo

Image credit: file photo by Lissa Gotwals

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Image Archives: Stories: Music: Lissa Gotwals

  • Dom Flemons, Rhiannon Giddens, Joe Thompson and Justin Robinson playing tunes at Thompsons Mebane home.
  • To catch the music
  • Dom Flemons, Rhiannon Giddens, Joe Thompson and Justin...
  • Photo by Lissa Gotwals
  • Nov 2, 2005
  • Rhiannon Giddens offers talent, determination and grace to Sankofa Strings and the Carolina Chocolate Drops.
  • To catch the music
  • Rhiannon Giddens offers talent, determination and grace to...
  • Photo by Lissa Gotwals
  • Nov 2, 2005
  • Five miles from his Mebane birthplace, Joe Thompson fills his backyard with music. Hes been playing for more than seven decades.
  • To catch the music
  • Five miles from his Mebane birthplace, Joe Thompson...
  • Photo by Lissa Gotwals
  • Nov 2, 2005
  • After a successful career behind the drums, Ed Butler adds the banjo to his repertoire.  I just think of it as a drum with strings, Butler says.
  • To catch the music
  • After a successful career behind the drums, Ed...
  • Photo by Lissa Gotwals
  • Nov 2, 2005
  • Twenty-three-year-old Justin Robinson travels to Mebane almost every week to play with and learn from traditional fiddle player Joe Thompson.
  • To catch the music
  • Twenty-three-year-old Justin Robinson travels to Mebane almost every...
  • Photo by Lissa Gotwals
  • Nov 2, 2005
  • Phontes wife Claudia, eight months pregnant and still keeping pace, says goodnight to everybody on the bus before heading to the hotel and home. Pooh, in front, and Dho, in back.
  • Little Brother mans up
  • Phontes wife Claudia, eight months pregnant and still...
  • Photo by Lissa Gotwals
  • Oct 5, 2005
  • Gentry, the Justus Leagues tour manager, unloads outside the Trocadero in Philadelphias Chinatown.
  • Little Brother mans up
  • Gentry, the Justus Leagues tour manager, unloads outside...
  • Photo by Lissa Gotwals
  • Oct 5, 2005
  • Little Brothers tour bus passes through Chinatowns gate, outside the Trocadero.
  • Little Brother mans up
  • Little Brothers tour bus passes through Chinatowns gate,...
  • Photo by Lissa Gotwals
  • Oct 5, 2005
  • Justus League members L.E.G.A.C.Y, Sean Bugg and O-Dash enjoy their off-nightand Budweiserin Philly.
  • Little Brother mans up
  • Justus League members L.E.G.A.C.Y, Sean Bugg and O-Dash...
  • Photo by Lissa Gotwals
  • Oct 5, 2005

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