This podcast draws upon Carrie Grover’s earliest memories in rural Nova Scotia during the late 1880s. Through her detailed remembrances we come to know her immediate family and the details of their daily life. Present throughout her recounting is the music–their traditional folksongs, ballads and fiddle tunes. The following musicians recorded fresh song versions from…

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Podcast #3 is chock full of stories depicting the lives of Carrie’s maternal and paternal grandparents and great grandparents, as branches of the family settle in at Sunken Lake during the first half of the 19th century. The podcast opens with Joan Baez singing Lily of the West, followed by folksinger Maria Gillard and fiddler…

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The Canadian Broadcasting Channel (CBC) has uploaded the audio of the interview that they conducted with me regarding the Carrie Grover Project! If you haven’t had a chance to read the interview, you can do so by clicking here. To listen to the interview, please click the link below.   CBC Radio News Interview w/…

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The Carrie Grover Project Facebook page is live! Please visit the page for updates regarding the project and to leave your questions and comments. We really appreciate your feedback!   Visit the Carrie Grover Project on Facebook

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I am both thrilled and honored to have been interviewed by CBC (the Canadian Broadcasting Channel) Radio News regarding the Carrie Grover Project! The response from listeners following the interview has been truly astounding. Thank you to Emma Smith at the CBC for the opportunity to share details regarding the project! To read the interview,…

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The first podcast is an introduction to the Carrie Grover Project and how and where the journey all began for me. On the podcast, Carrie herself sings Prentice Boy,  one of the songs from her great grandmother, and she speaks with Alan Lomax during a conversation recorded in April 1941.  Carrie’s granddaughter, Callie Mills, reads…

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The Carrie Grover Project website has been live for about two weeks now, and I am blown away by the attention it is receiving! The CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Channel) interviewed me on their Mainstreet NS program out of Halifax on Dec. 31st, and the response from listeners has been very positive. I am so grateful…

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The second podcast takes us to Windsor, Nova Scotia in the early 1800s where Grover’s great grandparents lived during the years of great expansion and growth in the Canadian province. Carrie sings Captain Kidd and Sheffield Apprentice; Steve Amsden provides his version of What News from Ireland, Brave Mouse? and Anson Grover, Carrie’s great grandson, tells the accompanying family…

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