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Hank English plays violin in his backyard on a sunny September day. English, Peggy Buchanan and Len Kalakian get together during the slow times of the week to play bluegrass music. Their group doesn't have a name, but they have a distinct sound and a list of stories to tell. Photo by Dain Sullivan

The band without a name; local group lives to play traditional bluegrass

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Some might argue that the first order of business when establishing a musical group is coming up with a band name. A few Wadena performers would beg to differ.

"There's no name," said Len Kalakian, as he fiddled with his custom-made acoustic guitar in a tiny southwest Wadena kitchen.

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