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Down to Earth

Twenty years ago this April, Dr. William Kelso turned over the first shovelful of dirt at the Historic Jamestown site. What he uncovered stunned the archaeological world, and some of his findings even surprised himself.

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Standing On The Promises

“In 1927 Ralph Peer, a record producer with the Victor Talking Machine Company, set up a temporary music studio on this site,” ... “Over the next 12 days he recorded 76 songs by 19 artists, including the Stonemans, and the first recordings of Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family. These recordings launched the country music industry.” The birthplace of country music museum celebrates Bristol's 'big bang.'