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a region


Location: Eastern mountain range of United States of America, North America.

Regions: Kentucky, Tennessee,

Languages: a dialect of English

Religions: Christian



Boil them Cabbages Down: Sunny Hills AC-112; Black Mtn. 4552

Cumberland Gap: Blk Mtn. 4555

Sourwood mountain: Black Mtn 4555

Y-Not Rag, Cripple Creek, Devil's Dream, Flop-eared Mule, Sugar in the Gourd, Soldier's Joy.


Eisenberg, Helen and Larry, authors of And Promenade All, 1952

Gilpin, Pete, and George Stephens. Bascom Lamar Lunsford "Minstrel of the Appalachians": His ballads and his songs. His Mountain Square Dancing. Asheville, N.C.: Stephens Press, 1966.

Hendrix, D.B.. Smoky Mountain Square Dances. Sevierville, Tenn.: n.p., 1941.

Hipps, R. Harold, and Wallace Chappell. A World of Fun. Nashville, Tenn.: Methodist Church, 1959. Pp. 160-174.

Rohrbough, Lynn. Handy Square Dance Book. 1955

Sharp, Cecil J, author of the Country Dance Book, volume V of which describes Running set dances from Appalachia.

Smith, Frank H.. The Appalachian Square Dance. Berea, Ky.: Berea College, 1955.

Social Recreation with Music. Richmond, Va.: Presbyterian Book Store, n.d.