Born and raised in Cleburne County, Arkansas, she learned music from her father, a fiddler and singing teacher. She collected and sang traditional ballads throughout her life, usually unaccompanied. Introduced to a wider public by folklorist John Quincy Wolfe and musicologist Alan Lomax, Riddle recorded extensively, and claimed to be able to perform over 500 songs.
Jeff Shepherd and Marco Sassman - Great show by Jeff Shepherd, as always, with Marco Sassman at People’s in Lafayette. A few photos:
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