Carolina Chocolate Drops




The Carolina Chocolate Drops is an old-time string band from North Carolina, earning a Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album in 2010! These multi-instrumentalists highlight the central role African-Americans played in shaping our nation’s popular music from its beginnings more than a century ago, putting a modern take on traditional sound. In this episode, both Dom Flemons and Rhiannon Giddons explain why this traditional music is so important.


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