Writings by: Loyal Jones

This author has written 2 pieces


Roaming through Cornwall, we saw the sign of Tintagel and followed a narrow road to the cliff-hung village. The castle ruin, a long walk down, was fornent the treacherous promontory above the relentless, pulsing sea.

Jean Ritchie (1922-2015)

I first met Jean Ritchie about seventy years ago at Brasstown, North Carolina, where I grew up and where her sisters Mae and Edna were at the John C. Campbell Folk School. Just a few years later, as a foreign-lander-soldier, I found a copy of Singing Family of the Cumberlands…