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Get Your 'Bluegrass Fix' at Clyde's Place

Oct 26, 2015 | 683 videos
Video by David Puckett

Every Tuesday since 1974, Clyde Maness has opened the doors of the Maness Pottery and Music Barn in Carthage, North Carolina. Maness is every bit the adorable old Southern gentlemen—he pronounces July like "joo-lie," and loves for his guests to enjoy southern cooking, live bluegrass music, and a social connections that transcend age. "There's bluegrass music everywhere, but this is a unique experience," says Jimmie Brock, a guitar player. "I call it, I gotta go get my bluegrass fix. That's what I tell my wife all the time," adds Howard Conard. This film was directed by David Puckett and produced through Anytown USA, a course created and taught by Randolph Benson at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.

Additional credits: Barrett Phillips, colorist; Ben Dransfield, music score; Random Gott, additional audio.

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