Fife & Drums Melissa Gray, of Peach State Public Radio, reports on a kind of fife and drum music that's NOT your typical patriotic parade music. It's rural Southern, blues-based music that is almost African in sound quality and rhythm. Fife player Othar Turner of Senatobia, Mississippi is one of the last practitioners of this kind of music...the others are his daughter and grandsons. (7:30) (STATIONS: "Everybody Hollerin' Goat" is the name of the album by Othar Turner & the Rising Star Fife and Drum Band. It's available on Birdman Records, catalog number BMR018.) ((ST
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Melissa Gray, of Peach State Public Radio, reports on a kind of fife and drum music that's NOT your typical patriotic parade music. It's rural Southern, blues-based music that is almost African in sound quality and rhythm. Fife player Othar Turner of Senatobia, Mississippi is one of the last practitioners of this kind of music...the others are his daughter and grandsons. (7:30) (STATIONS: "Everybody Hollerin' Goat" is the name of the album by Othar Turner & the Rising Star Fife and Drum Band. It's available on Birdman Records, catalog number BMR018.) ((ST