Pinson, Bobby

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Country music scholar and record collector. Died 2003. Well-known collector, his collection of early country recordings was acquired by the Country Music Foundation (CMF) in the early 1970s to become the core of the recordings collection housed at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. CMF staff member 1972-2001. Recognized for his knowledge and scholarship, especially in regard to country recordings prior to 1942. Research editor for Country Music Records: a Discography (New York: Oxford University Press, 2004).

From the description of Oral history interview with Bob Pinson; 1978; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. 1978. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841103

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creatorOf Hoeptner, Fred. John Edwards memorial collection, 1959-1963. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Seeger, Mike, 1933-2009. John Edwards Memorial Collection, 1958-1971. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Pinson, Bob;. Oral history interview with Bob Pinson; 1978; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
creatorOf McBride, Laura Lee Owens;. Oral history interview with Laura Lee Owens McBride; 1975 March 15; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green and Bob Pinson. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
creatorOf Light Crust Doughboys;. Oral history interview with the Light Crust Doughboys; 1999 March 24; interview conducted by John W. Rumble and Bob Pinson. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
creatorOf Stripling Brothers;. Oral history interview with the Stripling Brothers; 1963 September 2; interview conducted by Bob Pinson. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
creatorOf Rose, Wesley;. Oral history interview with Wesley Rose; 1985 October 30; interview conducted by John W. Rumble and Bob Pinson. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
creatorOf McBride, Laura Lee Owens;. Oral history interview with Laura Lee Owens McBride; 1974 June 2; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green and Bob Pinson. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
creatorOf Pinson, Bob. John Edwards memorial collection, 1962-1963. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf McBride, Laura Lee Owens;. Oral history interview with Laura Lee Owens McBride; 1974 April 24; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green and Bob Pinson. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
creatorOf Stanley, Roba;. Oral history interview with Roba Stanley; 1985 April 13; interview conducted by John W. Rumble and Bob Pinson; Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
creatorOf Pinson, Bob;. Oral history interview with Bob Pinson; 1978; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
creatorOf Ashlock, Jesse, 1915-1976;. Oral history interview with Jesse Ashlock; 1971 June 16; interview conducted by Bob Pinson. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
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associatedWith Ashlock, Jesse, 1915-1976; person
associatedWith Green, Douglas B.; person
associatedWith Helms, Bill, 1902- person
associatedWith Hoeptner, Fred. person
associatedWith Light Crust Doughboys; corporateBody
associatedWith McBride, Laura Lee Owens; person
associatedWith Pinson, Bob. person
associatedWith Puckett, Riley, 1894-1946. person
associatedWith Rodgers, Jimmie, 1897-1933. person
associatedWith Rose, Wesley; person
associatedWith Seeger, Mike, 1933-2009. person
associatedWith Skillet Lickers. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanley, Roba; person
associatedWith Stephens, Bunt, Uncle. person
associatedWith Stripling Brothers; corporateBody
associatedWith Stripling, Charles, 1896- person
associatedWith Stripling, Ira, 1898- person
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Alabama
United States
Georgia
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Fiddlers
Sound recording industry--History
Sound recordings--Collectors and collecting
Fiddling--Competitions
Country music--History
Musicians--Interviews
Oral History
Fiddlers--Interviews
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