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30-MINUTE MUSIC HOUR

Carolina Chocolate Drops

  • Aired: 04/09/2011
  • 30:46
  • Rating: TV-G
In February, The Carolina Chocolate Drops won the Best Traditional Folk Album Grammy Award for 2010's "Genuine Negro Jig." The band has been a one-band revival of a twice forgotten art form: North Carolina Folk music in the African-American tradition. Rolling Stone describes the band's music as, "dirt floor dance electricity."
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The 2011 Grammy winners throw down old-time music with a brand-new line-up.
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