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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Henry, Red, 1949-"
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Red and Murphy promotional photographs

Red and Murphy promotional photographs

Date
1978
Description
Two black and white prints. Two promotional photographs for Red and Murphy and Co., who performed in the Southeast between 1975 and 1987. The bluegrass group consists of Red Henry on guitar and mandolin, and his wife Murphy Henry on banjo (and the group's songwriter), as well as two of Murphy's sisters -- Argen Hicks and Nancy Hicks. All members sang harmony. Based out of Hawthorne, Florida, Red was from North Florida, while the sisters were all Georgia natives. The group performed at the 1978 and 1987 Florida Folk Festival. By the late 1990s, Murphy was a renowned banjo instructor, and Red toured with their son Chris.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Red and Murphy promotional photographsRed and Murphy promotional photographsStill ImageMusic business
Musicians
Guitar
String instruments
Entertainers
String bands
Performing arts
Performers
Bluegrass musicians
Musical groups
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