Cates, Ivan and Judy 2008-09-20

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The Cates discuss the progress which the Nara Visa gathering has made. Ivan Cates discusses his youth and musical background. Also a brief discussion about his ranching book takes place.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Ivan and Judy Cates

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Date: September 20, 2008

Location: Nara Visa, New Mexico

Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 00:52:17


The Nara Visa gathering; Joining through Buck Ramsey & Rooster Barez; Other similar gatherings; Changes over the years; Loss of younger generation; Performances; Background; Family music background; Youth; Playing with Buck Ramsey; Bobby Brandenburg; Music; Judy’s background; Instrument; Family & radio; Poetry; Jimmie Rodgers influence; Songs subjects; Organized playing with other musicians; Fiddle playing; Dances; Rooster Morris; Fiddle Contests; Book; Advice & peer reviews; Dick Sheppard; Modern day ranching; Mile City Museum.

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