MOUNTAIN GROWN MUSIC • CELEBRATING THE TRADITIONAL MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF HAYWOOD COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA

Mountain Grown Music - traditional mountain music of Haywood County North Carolina
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Classical guitar made by Jim Trantham

The Instruments

Bluegrass Banjo
Cox/Fairchild banjo
Old Time Banjo

Dobro

Fiddle

Guitar

Stand-up Base

Hammer Dulcimer

Irish Harp

Mandolin

Mountain Dulcimer

Native American Flute (See also Hawk Littlejohn)

Harmonica

Below (from left to right): 4-string Tenor banjo 1930s; Auto Harp 940s;5th string open back banjo made by Jim Trantham; (left) F-Style Mandolin 1950s (right) Lute Style Mandolin—aka "Tater Bug"—because the back is the same shape of the shell on a potato bug. 1940s; 5th string open back banjo made by Jim Trantham; 1850s Fretless Mountain Banjo(pre-civil war) made by Jim Trantham; Folk guitar made by Jim Trantham.

 4-string Tenor banjo 1930sAuto Harp 1940s5th string open back banjo made by Jim Trantham 1850s Fretless Mountain Banjo(pre-civil war) made by Jim TranthamFolk guitar made by Jim Trantham

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