Music

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It Takes an Orchestra

The North Carolina Symphony celebrates its 80th season with a colorful cast of characters, a complex composition, and an ear for yesterday.
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December Holiday Soundtrack

Some of our favorite North Carolina artists playing Christmas classics.
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The Sweet Potato Band

A group climbs the charts and carries the state vegetable’s good name with it on the way.
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Listen: Sweet Potato Pie Song

Hear a delightful ode to North Carolina’s state vegetable, the sweet potato, performed by the band Sweet Potato Pie.
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Carolina Songs Top 20 Playlist

Check out which songs made it to the Top 20!
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September Soundtrack

Hear a few songs mentioned in this month’s quiz.
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John Montgomery, Violin Maker

The Violin Maker

In Raleigh, John Montgomery turns maple and spruce into instruments that sing.
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The Soundtrack: August 2012

Kick back on the front porch and listen to this month’s music soundtrack.
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Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson

Doc

As an infant growing up in Watauga County, Arthel Lane Watson lost his sight. As a teenager, he picked up a guitar and created a sound. Now, that sound and that guitar and that blind man are forever linked in one name that will live as long as music is played: Doc.
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Falling-in-Love Music

Summers are filled with teenage love, shag lessons, and the unforgettable music of the time.
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