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Lena Hughes

Lena Hughes has been played on NTS in shows including Awkward Movements, featured first on 23 December 2013. Songs played include Spanish Fandango.

A musical "amateur" that best exemplified true artistry, Lena Hughes was born in Grape Grove Township, Missouri, in 1904. Though she never recorded any 78s and only one LP, Hughes was most influential through her steady performances at various fiddler conventions and folk festivals throughout the Ozarks. She was an excellent fiddler, banjoist and guitar picker who retained the largely extinct repertoire of parlor pieces and the variety of specialized tunings that were necessary to play them. She lived most of her…

Spanish Fandango
Lena Hughes
Power Records0
Spanish Fandango
Lena HughesPower Records0