Earl Freudenberg Remembers Fiddlin Bob Douglas
During its 40 years, hundreds of musicians performed on the Mountain Opry stage. The board of directors recently decided to close the Friday night show at the Walden’s Ridge Civic Center. President Ken Holloway said the condition of the building and declining attendance helped lead to the decision.
Of all the musicians, one man stands out in my mind, Fiddlin Bob Douglas. He started playing in the 1920’s. Holloway said Uncle Bob, as some ... (click for more)
Photo by Earl Freudenberg
Fiddlin Bob Douglas was one of the long-time fixtures at the Mountain Opry. He is shown with Ray Fox, left, and Ken Holloway, right. See story and more photos by Earl Freudenberg.