Malcolm Smith

This page represents the Appalachian ramblings of Malcolm Smith. Malcolm is a musician, author, teacher, life long learner, goat farmer, storyteller, social scientist, moonshiner, ventriloquist, and recovering college professor, who ,after visiting the Blue Ridge most of his adult life, became a full time resident of Laurel Fork, VA. These pages represent his observations, queries, stories and research.

Malcolm is the author of “Appalachian Fiddler Albert Hash: The Last Leaf on the Tree, from McFarland Books, and has written countless articles for publications like The Old Time Herald, and Sing Out! Magazines.

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