‘I felt these voices were significant.’ Grammy nominee creates portrait of rural creativity.

UNC professor William Ferris had just been nominated for a Grammy Award at the age of 76, his first thought was, “This is another planet.” And yet it is very much of this earth. His nomination for Best Historical Album is for “Voices of Mississippi: Artists and Musicians Documented by William Ferris,” a lavish four-disc box set drawn from Ferris’ archive. (Charlotte Observer)

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