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Bucksnort Barndance Band

This group was first known as the Baldwin Brothers Barndance Orchestra but soon after became the Bucksnort Barndance Band. 

The band recorded a square dance album in 1977 for Sunny Mountain Records with Mike Kemp, Gail Gillespie, Brent Baldwin, Dwight Rogers, Everett Whitman, and Ron Thomas on bass.

Among the elders the band visited and learned from were South Georgia fiddler Stanley Bailey, and Florida transplants from North Carolina to the Tampa area, Troy and Lucy Lovelace. Old recordings of legendary Florida fiddler Arthur "Cush" Holston were also a huge influence on Bucksnort's music.

In 1982 Dwight and Gail left Florida for a job in southeastern Ohio. Brent moved over to banjo, Dave fiddled and Inslee played guitar and Bucksnort was a trio from 1982 until the early 1990s, when they stopped performing as a band.

  • Brent Baldwin: banjo 
  • Inslee Baldwin: guitar 
  • Dave Forbes: fiddle
  • Bill Dudley: sound engineer

For a more detailed history of the Bucksnort Barndance Band see the notes included with the full album download.

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