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Resources for Episodes #011 and #012:

#011 Judy Klinkhammer: A Dulcimer Life, Part 1

Judy Klinkhammer

Listen Now (Duration 28 min.)

The first of a two part celebration of Judy Klinkhammer’s life. She was a well-loved dulcimer player and teacher who lived in the Ozark Mountains in Arkansas. Many people credit Judy for introducing the dulcimer to that part of Arkansas in the early 60s. She truly lived with the dulcimer in the center of her life.

#012 Judy Klinkhammer: A Dulcimer Life, Part 2

Judy Klinkhammer

Listen Now (Duration 38 min.)

The second in the two part celebration of Judy Klinkhammer’s life. She was a well-loved dulcimer player and teacher who lived in the Ozark Mountains in Arkansas. Many people credit Judy for introducing the dulcimer to that part of Arkansas in the early 60s. She truly lived with the dulcimer in the center of her life.

Correction note: Around 28:12, Eileen Hinkle was called Elaine Hinkle. We meant to say Eileen Hinkle.

Guests:
Judy Klinkhammer
Sheryl Myers
Rita Drake
Jim Woods
Mary & Jack Giger
Duane Porterfield
Judy’s Fingerpicking Group


Music for Episode 11:
• Yesterday’s Children -- composed by Judy Klinkhammer, performed by Mary and Jack Giger
• Dodd Mountain Waltz -- composed by Judy Klinkhammer, performed by Judy Klinkhammer, Jim Woods, Mary and Jack Giger
• Tell Old Bill -- performed by Judy Klinkhammer from her instructional book and CD Someone to Love Me
• Farther Along -- performed by The Simmons Family and Judy Klinkhammer from The Smithsonian Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
• The Water is Wide -- performed by Judy Klinkhammer and Kathy Sutterfield from her instructional book and CD Someone to Love Me

Music for Episode 12:
• Hesitating -- composed by Judy Klinkhammer, performed by Mary and Jack Giger
• Red is the Rose -- performed by Judy Klinkhammer and Kathy Sutterfield from her instructional book and CD Someone to Love Me
• Fair and Tender Ladies -- Judy Klinkhammer and Kathy Sutterfield from Instructional book and CD Someone to Love Me
• Autumn -- composed by Judy Klinkhammer, performed by Susan and Bill McFarland
• Lumbowski Lemons -- composed by Judy Klinkhammer, performed by Duane Porterfield
• Oh Susanna -- Duane Porterfield and Judy Klinkhammer (arranged by Ariane Lydon)
• Autumn -- composed by Judy Klinkhammer, performed by Judy’s Wednesday Fingerpicking Group
• Arctic Waltz -- composed by Judy Klinkhammer, performed by Judy Bishop
• Never Grow Old -- performed by Judy Klinkhammer, Jim Woods, Mary and Jack Giger
• Who Will Sing for Me? -- performed by Judy Klinkhammer, Jim Woods, Mary and Jack Giger

 

Website Resource Links:
• The Dulcimer Shoppe
• Ozark Folk Center State Park
• Smithsonian Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections


Photos & Videos

Who Will Sing for Me? Judy Klinkhammer, Jim Woods, Mary and Jack Giger

 



Judy Klinkhammer singing John O’Dreams

 

Judy performing in Mountain View, Arkansas in the 1960s.

Judy performing in Mountain View, Arkansas in the 1960s.

 

 

Judy and her daugther Sheryl performing in the early 1970s.

Judy and her daugther Sheryl performing in the early 1970s.

 





A 1960s "BugTussel" dulcimer made by Judy and her husband at the time Gene Klemmedson.

A 1960s "BugTussel" dulcimer made by Judy and her husband at the time Gene Klemmedson.

Judy performing at the 1970 Smithsonian Folk Life event in Washington DC with Jean Simmons. Howie Mitchell is setting up the mic.

Judy performing at the 1970 Smithsonian Folk Life event in Washington DC with Jean Simmons. Howie Mitchell is setting up the mic.

 

Judy during a photo shoot for the National Geographic book American Mountain People.

Judy during a photo shoot for the National Geographic book American Mountain People.

 

A late 1970s photo of Judy.

A late 1970s photo of Judy.

 

Judy performing with her daughter Sheryl Myers.

Judy performing with her daughter Sheryl Myers.

Judy and Sheryl performing in the 1970s.

Judy and Sheryl performing in the 1970s.

 

Duane Porterfield and Judy performing at the 2014 Ozark Dulcimer Gathering in Mountain View, Arkansas.

Duane Porterfield and Judy performing at the 2014 Ozark Dulcimer Gathering in Mountain View, Arkansas.

 

Jim Woods and Judy playing in the McSpadden Dulcimer Shoppe in 2013.

Jim Woods and Judy playing in the McSpadden Dulcimer Shoppe in 2013.

 

Mary Giger and Judy playing in the McSpadden Dulcimer Shoppe in 2013.

Mary Giger and Judy playing in the McSpadden Dulcimer Shoppe in 2013.

 

Rita Drake and Judy.

Rita Drake and Judy, summer 2014 listening to the Saturday Evening Musical on the Courthouse Square in Mountain View, AR. Photo by Judy's granddaughter Blair Tinkle.

 

Jim Woods, Judy, and Wayne Jiang playing in the McSpadden Dulcimer Shoppe in 2013.

Jim Woods, Judy, and Wayne Jiang playing in the McSpadden Dulcimer Shoppe in 2013.

Wayne Jiang playing his soprano dulcimer with Judy singing before the world premiere of our film Hearts of the Dulcimer in 2013.

Wayne Jiang playing his soprano dulcimer with Judy singing before the world premiere of our film Hearts of the Dulcimer in 2013.

A dulcimer case sticker we made for Judy's friends and family for her memorial in 2015.

A dulcimer case sticker we made for Judy's friends and family for her memorial in 2015.



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