Dr. Ted Olson

Olson is a professor in ETSU's Appalachian Studies and Bluegrass, Old-Time and Roots Music Studies programs.

To help commemorate Black History Month, two albums produced and curated by East Tennessee State University’s Dr. Ted Olson will be released later this month.

“Birthright: A Black Roots Music Compendium” and “Satan Is Busy in Knoxville: Revisiting the Knoxville Sessions, 1929-1930” will also be the subject of a listening session on Feb. 17 at noon at The Reece Museum on ETSU’s main campus. The albums were curated by Olson, a professor of Appalachian Studies and Bluegrass, Old-Time and Roots Music Studies at ETSU.

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