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Thread #166661   Message #4009887
Posted By: GUEST,Hootenanny
22-Sep-19 - 04:29 AM
Thread Name: PBS - Ken Burns Country Music
Subject: RE: PBS - Ken Burns Country Music
A couple of posts on mudcat seem to imply that Bill Monroe's Uncle Pendleton Vandiver (his mother's brother)was black. There appears to be some confusion here. Bill did admit to black influence but it wasn't from uncle Pen. Try Arnold Schultz, guitar and fiddle player.