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We've declared July "Americana Music Month" at Cigar Box Nation and we're featuring some of the musical instruments & traditions with deeper roots.  This week is FIDDLES AND MANDOLINS!

To kick things off, here's an old newspaper clipping we found in our historical research:

 

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