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bought Tom's cd, "til you've seen mine", and started to wander into
it. He's pure and hard, and a poet, and a poet's heart. And by God, I do admire
"Here's photos from all
day conference in Wilson, NC (04/11/2001). I read some and played some
in the afternoon and then we all performed in the round that
night. The picture left, that's Sheila Kay Adams on the one side.
She's a poet who also sang a bunch of the old mountain ballads she'd
learned from her granny. The same (or close) to the old Child Ballads.
She did one a capella 60-some verses of "Matty Groves".
Morris on the other side. He and I hit it off wonderfully. He's got a
very laidback thoughtful way about him and played some mighty pretty
songs. Was a great day all the way around". Tom House