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Live session: The Lonesome Pine Specials

Friday 27th March 2015

Music 101's Kirsten Johnstone talks to local folk trio The Lonesome Pine Specials.

The Lonesome Pine Specials.

Named after a Carter Family song, The Lonesome Pine Specials dust off some old-timey US folk songs with authentic nasal three-part harmonies, courtesy of Ben Wooley (Unfaithful Ways), fiddler Flora Knight (The Eastern) and Hannah 'Aldous' Harding. 

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Kirsten persuaded Concert FM to give her a job filing CDs, switched over to National soon after, and has been at Radio New Zealand ever since. She’s learning to play the banjo.
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