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Mountain Man Juniour Holstein In Front Of His Home 

Posted 10/2/2007 7:47:18 PM

This is my uncle & my mentor, Junior is teaching me old time music. he is a master fiddler in the coal river country here in WV. He has never worked at nothing but music. plays banjo, guitar ,fiddle ,mandolin he is a genious with strings & is a blast to be around. He has no phone & no running water. Junior heats his house with wood & coal he washes his clothes & bathes in a washtub & has an outhouse for a bathroom. His transportation is his feet or a biycle. I wil put some of his music on this site.

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4 comments on “Mountain Man Juniour Holstein In Front Of His Home”

OTJunky Says:
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 @9:11:41 PM

I would really, really like to hear some of his fiddling...

How does he earn money to buy strings - by fiddling?

--OTJ

houndjordan Says:
Friday, October 5, 2007 @11:36:06 AM

well Junior digs gensang & yellowroot (he says that yellow root will just about  cure a man of any anything) he makes some money doing that. He has some mental isues & receives a little over five hundred a month ,he is 71 years old. I have seen him use mandolin strings E, & A, on his fiddle. I will try to put some of his music on my fiddle hang out site when i can figure out how to do it. thanks for the question.

OTJunky Says:
Monday, October 8, 2007 @3:30:37 PM

Thanks for figuring out how to post some of Junior's tunes.

Fascinating stuff - I bet he's really fun to play with..

--OTJ

houndjordan Says:
Wednesday, October 10, 2007 @2:36:51 PM

He is definately A one of a kind, and my wife is behind me siting on the couch saying (thank goodness).

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