Country Fiddling: From Back Porch to the City In the latest installment of the series "Honky Tonk, Hymns and the Blues," NPR's Paul Brown explores the origins of the country fiddle — from Eck Robertson to the very word, "fiddle." Paul also explains why it's called "the Devil's box."
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Country Fiddling: From Back Porch to the City

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Country Fiddling: From Back Porch to the City

Country Fiddling: From Back Porch to the City

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In the latest installment of the series "Honky Tonk, Hymns and the Blues," NPR's Paul Brown explores the origins of the country fiddle — from Eck Robertson to the very word, "fiddle." Paul also explains why it's called "the Devil's box."

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