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Ola Belle Reed  My Epitaph (1976) CD

Ola Belle Reed My Epitaph (1976) CD

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Ola Belle Reed was born in the mountains of North Carolina. She learned to pick the banjo at an early age and began writing songs about her life in the mountains. During the Depression, she moved to Baltimore with her brother Alex, where she performed on radio stations across the state. In 1954, together with her husband, Bud, she founded the popular music venue, "The New River Ranch". She has written over two hundred songs, including, "High on a Mountain", and "The Leading Role". She is the recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Award.

"This item is part of the Folkways (Cook, or Paredon, or Monitor) archives. The original liner notes from the LP are included."



     101      High on a Mountain      Ola Belle Reed      5:30     
     102     I've Endured     Ola Belle Reed     5:50    
     103     Sing Me a Song     Ola Belle Reed     7:56    
     201     My Epitaph     Ola Belle Reed     8:10    
     202     Springtime of Life     Ola Belle Reed     6:08    
     203     Fortunes     Ola Belle Reed     6:13

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