30-Minute Music Hour

Carolina Chocolate Drops

Season 4 Episode 6 | 30m 46s Video has closed captioning.

In February, The Carolina Chocolate Drops won the Best Traditional Folk Album Grammy Award for 2010's "Genuine Negro Jig." The band has been a one-band revival of a twice forgotten art form: North Carolina Folk music in the African-American tradition. Rolling Stone describes the band's music as, "dirt floor dance electricity."

Aired: 04/09/11

Rating: TV-G

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