John White finishes tuning his fiddle, turns and nods to guitarist Kenny Applebee, letting him know he’s ready. White looks up and sees roughly 70 people form two lines, laughing and joking with each other, waiting for the music to start. Applebee then checks with the others in the pick-up band: Richard Shewmaker and Molly White on banjos, Jesse Applebee on second fiddle, Nancy Currey on stand-up bass and Cliff White on hammer dulcimer.
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