Adam Booth is a West Virginia storyteller who tells unique stories informed by his background as an Appalachian. He tells some stories that are within the oral storytelling tradition of Appalachia and also tells many of his own stories influenced by the culture of West Virginia.
Ashton is a story based upon the Bristol recording sessions. This story is set in the 1920's in a small mining town and is told from the perspective of Ashton -- a miners wife. Here's the description from Adam's website:
Ashton's musical life in a small coal town is forever changed when a record company representative comes collecting mountain music in Bristol. With love at her core, she ventures to the city with mountain songs and a hope for a better life. This is the first completed piece, which is part of Adam's performance repertoire and is available as a live recording. - See more at: http://www.adam-booth.com/20th-century-project/#sthash.ub4xinRC.dpuf
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