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Vince and Louise Boyea in their rural Westville, NY home.
Vince and Louise Boyea in their rural Westville, NY home.

People, Places, Things: Farmer-Fiddler Vince Boyea

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Every so often during The 8 o'clock Hour, we'll introduce you to a North Country resident, someone with an odd job or a story to tell. It could be your neighbor or a friend. Today, we visit a farm in Franklin County - a stone's throw from the Canadian border - and a Mecca for old time fiddle music. Vincent Boyea is a quiet, shy man. But put a fiddle in his hands and he knows how to start a few toes tapping. Vince was named to the North American Fiddlers Hall of Fame in 2004, and is a regular at fiddle flings around the region. Todd Moe has more.

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Todd Moe
Morning Host and Producer

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