Bird family, musicians in 1920s

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Tony Russell

London, UK

#1 Jun 22, 2013
I am a music historian researching musicians in Whitley County in the 1920s and '30s. I would like to make contact with descendants of Louis, Elmer and Connie Bird, who had a stringband and made recordings around 1929-31. Louis and Elmer (his son) lived in the Pleasant View community. Also associated with them were Jack (John B.) Hicks of Pleasant View, Andrew Jackson Ball, a Whitley County schoolteacher, and a Charles Dykes. Any leads or suggestions will be very much appreciated. Please contact me at <tonyrussell@bluetone.demon .co.uk>. Thank you.
Tony Russell
London, England

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