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Deep in The Appalachian Mountains of Wilkes Co. North Carolina, "Jasper Lawrence Triplett" made shine back in the hollers of a place called Darby. He provided for his family with money from southern folk who came from far and wide for some of his shine. From the time of The Great Depression until the day he died in 1958 this is all he knew. Revenuers caught Jasper twice and prison took several years of his life but it never did take away Jasper's way of living. Jasper's grandson Chad wrote and recorded the song "Jasper's Shine" in honor of Jasper's bootlegging days.

Jasper's Shine

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