in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 744 words.
Lunsford, Bascom Lamar (21 March 1882–04 September 1973), folk performer, folk song collector, and festival promoter, was born in Mars Hill, North Carolina, the son of James Basset...