• ETSU faculty responds to No Depression article

    One of the longstanding traditions of artistic and literary publications is friendly - and at times, not-so-friendly - debates about matters that concern practitioners and connoisseurs of the arts. In the hey day of British literary magazines, it was quite

  • Tennessee Senate honors On Top Of Old Smoky

    The State Senate of Tennessee has been plenty busy this month sharing congratulations with bluegrass and old time music artists. In addition to this morning's proclamation honoring The Farm Hands, they issued a resolution earlier in April celebrating the award

  • Blind Alfred Reed: Appalachian Visionary

    Ted Olson, a professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, has become known as a go-to person for information on the early recorded music of northeast Tennessee and southwest Virginia. Some music fans may recognize his name as