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The Carolina Chocolate Drops


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Birth Place: Durham, North Carolina, U.S.
Years Active: 2005–present
Genres: Old-time

The Carolina Chocolate Drops is an American old-time string band from Durham, North Carolina. Formed in November 2005, following the members' attendance at the Black Banjo Gathering in Boone, North Carolina, the group originally included Rhiannon Giddens, Dom Flemons and Justin Robinson. All of the musicians sing and trade instruments including banjo, fiddle, guitar, harmonica, snare drum, bones, jug, and kazoo. The group learned much of their repertoire, which is based on the traditional music of the Piedmont region of North and South Carolina, from the eminent African American old-time fiddler Joe Thompson, although they also perform old-time versions of some modern songs. Robinson left th... Continue Bio >>


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