Old Fiddler's Convention - Galax, VA


1975 Winners


OLD TIME FIDDLE
1.  Benton Flippen - Mt. Airy, NC
2.  Thorton Spencer - Independence, VA
3.  Col. C. E. Stuart, Jr - Vinton, VA
4.  Walter Morris - Hillsville, VA
5.  Whit Sizemore - Galax, VA

BLUEGRASS FIDDLE
1.  Jimmy Edmonds - Galax, VA
2.  Tim Smith - Sparta, NC
3.  Ottis Burris - Galax, VA
4.  Jenny Wood - Evington, VA
5.  Jimmy Vipperman - Mt. Airy, NC

CLAW HAMMER BANJO
1.  Howard Wallace - Cincinnati, OH
2.  Bruce Corveth - Piney Creek, NC
3.  Rick Goad - Spring Valley, OH
4.  Jim Scancarelli - Charlotte, NC
5.  Harold Hausenfluck - Richmond, VA

BLUEGRASS BANJO
1.  Larry Pennington - Warrensville, NC
2.  David Cannaday - Roanoke, VA
3.  Wayne Fairfax - Manassas, VA
4.  Barry Collins - Roanoke, VA
5.  Ivan Overstreet - Moneta, VA

GUITAR
1.  Wayne Henderson - Sugar Grove, VA
2.  Gary Dawson - Mt. Airy, NC
3.  Guy Ferguson - Roanoke, VA
4.  Ronnie Black - Hamptonville, NC
5.  Marion Hall - Lawsonville, NC

MANDOLIN
1.  Jeff Midkiff - Evington, VA
2.  Arnold Salomon - Brooklyn, NY
3.  Olen Smythers - Roanoke, VA
4.  Mike Sizemore - Galax, VA
5.  Mike Casstevens - Yadkinville, NC

DULCIMER
1.  Raymond Melton - Woodlawn, VA
2.  Bonnie Pennington - Warrensville, NC
3.  Terry Wayne Burcham - Huntsville, AL
4.  Roscoe Russell - Galax, VA
5.  Roger Young - District Heights, MD

DOBRO
1.  Butch Bobbitt - Yadkinville, NC
2.  Kenneth Berrier - Mt. Airy, NC
3.  James (Jim) Sizemore - Winston-Salem, NC
4.  Jimmy Kidd - Blue Ridge, VA
5.  Jerry Fielder - Moneta, VA

FOLK SONG
1.  Thurman Pugh - Galax, VA
2.  Reva Banks - Dublin, VA
3.  Betty Waldron - Bent Mt, VA
4.  Herb Key - Warrensville, NC
5.  Bill Lowe - Pike County, KY

DANCE
1.  Terri Lynn Lovell - Fries, VA
2.  Jay Burris - Galax, VA
3.  Elaine Keith - Fieldale, VA
4.  Ricky Fain - Stuart, VA
5.  Peggy Bolen - Hillsville, VA

OLDTIME BANDS
1. Shady Mountain Ramblers - Galax, VA
2.  Smokey Valley Boys - Mt. Airy, NC
3.  Hot Mud Family - Spring Valley, OH
4.  New River Ramblers - Independence, VA
5.  Pine Ridge Boys - Mt. Airy, NC
6.  Spare Change Boys - Northbridge, MA
7.  Pine River Boys & Maybelle - Hillsville, VA
8.  Space City String Band - Hunstsville, AL

BLUE GRASS BANDS
1.  Bluegrass Express - Moneta, VA
2.  New Grass Edition - Hamptonville, NC
3.  New Virginia Grass - Blue Ridge, VA
4.  Lincoln County Partners - Hudson, NC
5.  New Blades of Grass - Mooresville, NC
6.  Bluegrass Masters - Yadkinville, NC
7.  Third Edition - Evington, VA
8.  Cross Country Boys - Mt. Airy, NC

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