Southern Folklife Collection http://wunc.org en 'Too Much Pork For Just One Fork' And 3 More Great SCOTS Song Titles http://wunc.org/post/too-much-pork-just-one-fork-and-3-more-great-scots-song-titles <p>Southern Culture on the Skids are Chapel Hill's legendary "bards of downward mobility." If you have no idea what we're talking about, you're in for a treat:</p><p>http://youtu.be/KUP5rwVNJko</p><p>Here's some of our top four favorite song/album titles:</p><ol><li>Too Much Pork For Just One Fork</li><li>Ditch Diggin'</li><li>Plastic Seat Sweat</li><li>Liquored Up and Lacquered Down</li></ol><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Here's what the band says about themselves: "[we've] always embodied a sleazy, raucous, good-natured, good-time take on the culture of the South."</span></p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:04:04 +0000 Carol Jackson & Eric Hodge 32331 at http://wunc.org 'Too Much Pork For Just One Fork' And 3 More Great SCOTS Song Titles Exploring The History Of The Steel Guitar http://wunc.org/post/exploring-history-steel-guitar <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p>The sound of American Country music owes much of it's success to an unlikely source: the 19th century Hawaiian music scene. Hawaiian music at that time was dominated by the steel guitar. During the instrument's century-long international migration, it influenced the direction of many genres. Wed, 20 Mar 2013 16:05:06 +0000 Frank Stasio & Nicole Campbell 12359 at http://wunc.org Exploring The History Of The Steel Guitar Celebrating The Man Who Recorded The World http://wunc.org/post/celebrating-man-who-recorded-world <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;" lang="EN"><a href="http://www.culturalequity.org/alanlomax/ce_alanlomax_bio.php">Alan Lomax</a> dedicated seven decades of his life to recording and </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;" lang="EN">distributing the sound of as much of the globe as he could reach. </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;" lang="EN">Beginning as a 17-year-old from Austin, Texas, Alan traveled with his </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;" lang="EN">father, John Lomax, to plantations, farms and prisons in the deep South.</span></p><p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 17:11:34 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Isaac-Davy Aronson 10694 at http://wunc.org Celebrating The Man Who Recorded The World Poster Boy http://wunc.org/post/poster-boy <p></p><p>Ron Liberti's screen-printed posters for music shows have been integral to the Chapel Hill-Carrboro scene since Liberti moved here in the 1990s. A musician as well as a visual artist, Liberti has performed with seminal '90s band Pipe and The Ghosts of Rock and designed posters for everyone from Southern Culture on the Skids to Tift Merritt. His work has been shown around the world and is collected in the University of North Carolina's Southern Folklife Collection in the Wilson Library. Wed, 27 Jul 2011 16:03:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson & Amber Nimocks 8142 at http://wunc.org Poster Boy