R.L. Boyce: National Heritage Fellowship Tribute Video

Dance to the Hill Country blues of the late RL Boyce who turned his boyhood dream of being a musician into a Grammy-nominated career spanning over half a century. Hear how his uniquely contemporary style grew from seeds planted by family, rooted in the African American fife and drum band tradition, and cultivated in Boyce’s tight-knit North Mississippi community. 

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