old time music, new and vintage, with early Red Clay Ramblers favorites

Craver, Hicks, Watson, Newberry
Oak Grove Folk Music Festival
Verona VA
August 9-10, 2008
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Ramblers on stage in the
shade at the Oak Grove Fest
Saturday Afternoon
Saturday Evening
Saturday VIDEO
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Joe Newberry
Rabbit in the Pea Patch
The Man From Tennessee
I'm Getting Ready to Go
Leather Britches
You Have Been A Friend To Me
Wind & Rain
The Hobo's Last Letter
Kiss Me Quick
Texas Gals
Beale Street
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Bill Hicks in a quiet moment before the Ramblers take the stage
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Bill Hicks
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Jim Watson
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Mike Craver
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Joe and Bill setting up
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Sharing the festival lineup with Craver, Hicks, Watson, Newberry....
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Robin & Linda Williams and Their Fine Group (Jimmy Gaudreau and Jim Watson)
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John McCutcheon
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Joyce Breeden
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(list developed from the discussions with the folks there)
Wagon Yard
Barlow Knife
Quince Dillon's High D
Golden Vanity
Schoolhouse on the Hill
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Some of the pics were taken by Maggie Bartlett and Tom Watts.  Hold your mouse over one to see if it says "bartlett" or "watts" to identify their work.  Many thanks to the fine photography our friends shared with the website!
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Tom Watts titled this pic "The Shadow" - your webgal on the job
Saturday Evening Show
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Rockingham Cindy
Stolen Love
Aragon Mill
Telephone Girl
Miller's Reel
How Does a Glass Eye Work?
Daniel Prayed
Uncle Charlie's Revenge
What ... Lonesome Dove See?
Merchants Lunch
Sugar Hill
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6 minute video - dialup beware!
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The grand finale: our guys plus
Robin & Linda Williams
John McCutcheon
"Yellow Rose of Texas"
"Soldier's Joy"
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Sunday Afternoon
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The Theater Wagon sign showing the effects of the coming storm
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The Theater Wagon sign flips upside down and our guys head for cover
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The show moves under roof.
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Uncloudy Day
Schoolhouse on the Hill
I Know Whose Tears
African Man
While the Band was Playing Dixie
The Ace
Sally Ann
Susananna Gal
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Joe's smile
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Some of the view you see is a mirrored reflection.  But which parts?
Around the festival...
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Jim and Anne's friends: 
Maybelle, Jake, & Carter
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Parking Lot Pickers
Tom Watts' video: "the last number on Sunday with Francis Collins singing and playing lead, along with Robin & Linda Williams, Jim Watson and Jimmy Gaudreau, on a special song dedicated to Fletch and Margaret Collins, Francis' parents, who were the guiding spirits and muses for the Festival the past 30 years."  
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This guy never knew about his living hat ornament
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Bill's hat: E = mc2
Energy=morning x 2 cups of coffee
Pics not titled "bartlett" or "watts" were taken by Bren Overholt

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