Southern Folklife Collection Artist Name File, 1940-2005


Southern Folklife Collection Artist Name File, 1940-2005


The materials in this collection were compiled from various sources by Southern Folklife Collection staff, with the goal of creating a reference resource to aid in research. Artist name files contain correspondence, booklets, obituaries, press releases, discographies, promotional materials, and other items relating to many of the artists whose work is relevant to the Southern Folklife Collection as a whole.

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Jazz saxophonist. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], [1934?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270904396 ...

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Patterson was a Duke University student in the late 1940s who roomed with Guy Davenport, Robert Loomis, and Clarence F. Brown. He went on to become a distinguished folklorist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. From the description of Daniel Patterson collection of Guy Davenport papers, 1946-1948 and undated. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 754846398 Folklorist Daniel W. Patterson (1928- ) was a professor in English and Folklore...

Autry, Gene, 1907-1998 (person)

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Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 (person)

Irwin Allen Ginsberg was born on June 3, 1926 in Newark, New Jersey to Louis and Naomi (Levy) Ginsberg. American poet, author, lecturer, and teacher who was one of the core members of the Beat Generation of American author's in the 1950's and early 1960's along with Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, and Neal Cassady. He died of complications of liver cancer on April 6, 1997. From the description of Allen Ginsberg papers, 1937-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462019390 ...

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Tucker, Tanya (person)

Country performer. Born October 10, 1958. Full name: Tanya Denise Tucker. Became a star at age 13 with the 1972 hit "Delta Dawn." By the age of 36 she had achieved over fifty chart singles. The Country Music Association (CMA) Female Vocalist of the Year, 1991. From the description of Oral history interview with Tanya Tucker; 1992 February 21; interview conducted by Paul Kingsbury. 1992 Feb. 21. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841165 ...

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Clark, Dick, 1929-2012 (person)

Dick Clark (1929- ) is an American radio and television personality. Over the course of his career he has hosted radio shows (Dick Clark Radio Show; Rock, Roll and Remember; Dick Clark National Music Survey), game shows (Pyramid) and television shows and specials, including American Bandstand and his own Dick Clark Show, which ran on Saturday nights from 1958 to 1960. His company, dick clark productions, has produced shows, specials and movies ranging from classic to contemporary, s...

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Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977 (person)

American singer. From the description of Bing Crosby letter to Harry Ruby, 1964 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 716080707 From the description of Bing Crosby autograph letter to Joe Roddy, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 716080729 From the description of Bing Crosby letter to Look magazine, 1944 July 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 716080749 Although Bing Crosby studied law at Gonzaga University in Spokane, he was more interested in playi...

Rogers, Will, 1879-1935 (person)

The youngest of eight children, William Penn Adair Rogers was born on November 4, 1879 at Rogers Ranch in Oologah, Indian Territory (what is now Oklahoma). His parents, Clement Vann Rogers and Mary Schrimsher, were partly of Cherokee descent. While growing up on the family ranch, Will worked with cattle and learned to ride and lasso from a young age. He grew so talented with a rope, in fact, that he was placed in the Guiness Book of World Records for throwing three lassos at once. One went ar...

Bushyhead, Robert H., 1914-2001 (person)

Robert Bushyhead (1914-2001), born in the Birdtown Community of Cherokee, N.C., was punished at the Cherokee Government Boarding School for speaking Cherokee and made a decision not to teach it to his children. Later in life, however, he became a champion for preserving the Kituhwa dialect of the Cherokee language. He was a Baptist minister and played the role of Rev. Elias Boudinot in the outdoor drama, Unto These Hills about the Cherokee removal, including an act where he speaks in Cherokee. ...

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Lionel Hampton was born in Louisville, Kentucky on April 20, 1908. He died on August 31, 2002 in New York City. He showed a talent for music at an early age and by high school, was playing drums with a jazz band organized by his employer, a newspaper called the Chicago Defender. Later, he attended classes in music theory at the University of Southern California and gained a reputation as a great drummer on the West Coast. In 1930, Louis Armstrong, when working for Les Hite’s band, a...

Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959 (person)

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Carlin, Bob, 1953- (person)

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Stamey, Chris, 1954- (person)

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Grossman, Stefan, 1945- (person)

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Belafonte, Harry, 1927- (person)

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Moss, Buddy, 1914-1984 (person)

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Hurston, Zora Neale, 1891-1960 (person)

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Morris, Clara, 1848-1925 (person)

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Moore, Merrill, 1903-1957 (person)

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Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971 (person)

Jazz trumpeter, singer, and bandleader. From the description of Louis Armstrong letter to Walter Winchell, 1942 May 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 405121928 Famous American jazz musician, band leader, and inventor of "scat" singing style, nicknamed "Satchmo." From the description of ALS, 1970 February 4 : to the American Hall of Fame Library. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 16853663 Jazz trumpeter. From the descrip...

Herman, Woody, 1913-1987 (person)

Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986 (person)

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Dylan, Bob, 1941- (person)

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King, B. B., 1925-2015 (person)

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Hall, Roy, 1907-1943 (person)

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Agins, Sam (person)

"Singin" Sam Agins was born in Denver, Colorado on June 4, 1919 and died in Sun City, Arizona on March 28, 1996. Agins is best known as an American folksinger that learned to play the fiddle and guitar in his youth. Though limited to the use of crutches or a wheelchair for mobility, Agins became an inspiration for many who attended his concerts. During the 1940s and 1950s he entertained disabled youth, veterans and children in hospitals, acting as Ambassador of Goodwill Industries. Other groups ...

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Puckett, Riley, 1894-1946 (person)

Riley Puckett was born May 7, 1894, and was blinded shortly after birth. Despite his condition, Puckett became proficient as a vocalist, guitarist and banjo player, performing with many Atlanta area country groups, including the Hometown Boys String Band, the Skillet Lickers, the Sand Sifters, the Georgia Red Hots and the Georgia Hot Shots. Puckett also recorded over 200 solo records for the Columbia, Decca and Bluebird labels; after Fiddlin' John Carson, Puckett was the most frequently recorded...

Osborne, George (person)

Title: 4th Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000442.0x000287 Epithet: Editor of the ' True Briton' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000442.0x000241 ...

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Gardner, Robert (Robert Harkins), 1947- (person)

Robert Gardner (1889-1972), Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. From the guide to the Robert Gardner: Classics Papers, 1908-1955, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives) Epithet: merchant, of Manchester British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000388.0x0003b3 ...

Yates, Bobby (person)

Taylor, Hound Dog, 1915-1975 (person)

Davis, Bill, 1949- (person)

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Hammond, John, 1947 July 28- (person)

Epithet: Rector of Priston British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001299.0x0002ee Epithet: Parson of Bewdley, county Worcestershire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001299.0x0002ed Epithet: Presbyterian minister of Kirkhill British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000...

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Brown, Milton (person)

Milton Brown was a member of the original Light Crust Doughboys band in Fort Worth founded by W. Lee O'Daniel and Bob Wills. Later, Brown started his own musical group called the Brownies, but on April 18, 1936 he died of pneumonia from injuries he received five days earlier in a car wreck near Jacksboro. His brother Durwood then took over the Brownies, ranked as one of the nation's top fiddle bands. From the description of Papers, 1935-1959, (bulks 1935-1937). (Texas Tech University...

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Blues musician Emmett "Bobby Rush" Ellis, Jr. was born on November 10, 1933 in Haynesville, Louisiana to Mattie Spivey Ellis and Emmett Ellis, Sr. He attended public school in Haynesville until he was eleven years old, at which point he halted his education to help support his family.Ellis received his first guitar at seven years old, and was taught to sing and play music by his father. He aspired to become a blues musician after hearing the music of Muddy Waters and other artists on the radio. ...

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Faier, Billy (person)

Billy Faier of Woodstock, N.Y., taught himself to play the five-string banjo and was later involved in the folk music revival as a performer, songwriter, observer, writer, and radio disc jockey. Faier was a prominent member of New York City's Washington Square folk scene in the late 1940s and of the folk music scene on both coasts during the 1950s and 1960s. From the description of Billy Faier collection, 1955-2003 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 55033843 Bill...

Freeman, Quilla Hugh (person)

Spicer, Richard (person)

Epithet: witness of Wolley Ch vi.27 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000759.0x000343 Epithet: subject of Wolley Ch vi.46 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000759.0x000340 Epithet: witness of Wolley Ch vi.26 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000759.0x000342...

Atcher, Bob (person)

Country music recording artist and radio performer. Born May 11, 1914. Died October 31, 1993. Full name: Robert Owen Atcher. Career active 1930s-early 1970s. Appeared as a regular performer on the WLS and WGN National Barn Dance from the 1940s-1971. From the description of Oral history interview with Bob Atcher; 1987 May 1; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. 1987 May 1. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841374 From the descript...

Copeland, Shamekia (person)

Tennessee Pulleybone (corporateBody)

Ravisee Singers (corporateBody)

Cannon's Jug Stompers (corporateBody)

Tillman, Floyd (person)

Country performer and songwriter. Born December 8, 1914. Died August 22, 2003. Career most active 1930s-1940s. Recognized for his jazzy, half-speaking singing style. Recorded solo for Decca and Columbia. Songwriting credits include "Slippin' Around," "It Makes No Difference Now," "Each Night at Nine," and "I Love You So Much It Hurts." Member, Country Music Hall of Fame. From the description of Oral history interview with Floyd Tillman; 1986 October 13; interview conducted by John W....

Newman, Randy (person)

Jimenez, Flaco (person)

Keith, Toby (person)

Wills, Johnnie Lee (person)

McGinty, Billy, 1871-1961 (person)

Murphey, Audie (person)

Bennett, Buster (person)

Fugs, The (corporateBody)

Young, Jesse Colin (person)

Martínez, Narcíso 1911-1992 (person)

Long, Jimmy (person)

McGee, Sam (person)

Winter, Paul. (person)

Pinkstone, Thomas (person)

Gene and Francesca (corporateBody)

Smith, Lucius (person)

Rice, D.C. (person)

Joyner, Charles (person)

Spears, Billie Jo (person)

Morris, Dick (person)

Cheatham, Sister Lizzie (person)

Brumley, Albert E., 1905-1977 (person)

Griffen, Rex (person)

Moye, Claude W. (person)

Light Crust Doughboys (corporateBody)

Western swing band. Organized in the late 1930s by Burrus Mill & Elevator Company to promote its Light Crust Flour on the Radio. Past and present members are among western swing's most significant musicians, including Bob Wills, Marvin Montgomery, and Knocky Parker. From the description of Oral history interview with the Light Crust Doughboys; 1999 March 24; interview conducted by John W. Rumble and Bob Pinson. 1999 Mar. 24. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center)....

OutKast (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Hail, Ewen (person)

Ford, Neal (person)

Slaughter, Chuck (person)

Morris, Lamar (person)

Delmore Brothers (corporateBody)

Gully Jumpers, The (corporateBody)

Hockemeyer, Jake (person)

Five Scamps, The (corporateBody)

Johnston, Jess (person)

Johnson, Lil (person)

Gainer, Patrick W. (person)

Freeny Harmonizers (corporateBody)

Osborne, Bob (person)

Sainte-Marie, Buffy (person)

Greasy Beans (corporateBody)

Phillips, Ossie Clark (person)

Carroll, Liz (person)

Lynn, Loretta (person)

Bo Diddley, 1928-2008 (person)

Born as Ellas Otha Bates on December 30, 1928 in McComb, Mississippi, Bo Diddley was a musician who played a key role in the transition from the blues to rock and roll. He wrote many songs for himself and also for others. He died on June 2, 2008 in Archer, Florida. ...

Knight, Gladys (person)

Albert, Eddie (person)

Actor. From the description of Letter, 1984. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49419439 ...

Graves, Buck (person)

Lunsford, Bascom Lamar, 1882-1973 (person)

Morgan, Vanessa Paukeigope (person)

McWilliams, Elsie (person)

McNabb, Wilma (person)

Hinton, Sam, 1917-2009 (person)

Graves, Josh (person)

Rachel, Yank (person)

Red Mountain Trio (corporateBody)

Kementzides, Ilias (person)

Owens, Calvin (person)

Carter, Deana (person)

Williams, Bert (person)

Holmes, Salty (person)

Galbraith, Art (person)

Riley, Bartow (person)

Monkey Joe (person)

Blue Grass Country (corporateBody)

Lewis, Furry (person)

Vokes, Howard (person)

James, Skip, 1902-1969 (person)

Ortega, Luis (person)

Fletcher, Frank (person)

New Coon Creek Girls (corporateBody)

Novak, Frank (person)

Rooney, Jim (person)

Jackson, Molly (person)

Bennett, Earnest (person)

Stacy, Tess (person)

Moore, Charlie (person)

Goods Box Whittlers (corporateBody)

Pickens, Slim (person)

Houchens, William B., 1884-1955? (person)

Fancy, Sister Cally (person)

Aerosmith (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Fieldstones, The (corporateBody)

Gottschalk, Stanley (person)

Wilkins, Joe Willie, 1923-1981 (person)

Ory, Kid, 1890-1973 (person)

Sutton, Ella (person)

Wiregrass Sacred Harp Singers, The (corporateBody)

Kimmel, John J., 1866-1942 (person)

Brown, Elkin (person)

Garland, Jim, 1905-1978 (person)

Terkel, Louis (person)

Blake, Norman (person)

Greer, I. G. (person)

Hopkins, Lightnin', 1912-1982 (person)

Greene, Jack, 1949- (person)

Crudup, Arthur (person)

Best, Carroll (person)

Watson, Doc (person)

Doc Watson (1923- ), Anglo-American guitarist, of Deep Gap, N.C., winner of four Grammy music industry awards, and considered by many to be the foremost player of the flat-picking guitar style. From the description of John Edwards memorial collection, 1963-1965. WorldCat record id: 27190383 ...

Cherish the Ladies (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Murray, Ronnie (person)

Taylor, Tut (person)

Mansfield, Bill (person)

West, Shirley (person)

Carr, Leroy, 1905-1935 (person)

McGraw, Hugh (person)

Brown, James (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 38201 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x0002bc Epithet: of Pembroke Hall, Cambridge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x000249 Epithet: of Campsie British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x000247 Epithet: of the ...

Wolfe, Charles K. (person)

Johnston, Dean (person)

Emery, Ralph (person)

Radio and television personality. Born March 10, 1933. Career most active late 1950s-1990s. One of the best-known broadcasters in country music history. Began career at WSM Nashville in 1957. His broadcasting credits include the Ralph Emery Show (1972-1991), Pop Goes the Country (1974-1990), and Nashville Now (1983-1993). From the description of Oral history interview with Ralph Emery; 1991 May 28; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. 1991 May 28. (Country Music Foundation, Library...

Yoakam, Dwight. (person)

Country music performer. Born October 23, 1956. California-based singer, songwriter, and recording artist. Recognized for his distinctive interpretation of the Bakersfield sound. One of country music's best-selling artists of the 1980s-1990s. His credits include the 1994 Grammy Award winning recording "Ain't That Lonely Yet." From the description of Oral history interview with Dwight Yoakam; 1985 October 18; interview conducted by Paul Kingsbury. 1985 Oct. 18. (Country Music Foundati...

Fleck, Béla, 1958- (person)

Kitty Gray and Her Wampus Cats (corporateBody)

Hutto, J.B. and the New Hawks (corporateBody)

Kristofferson, Kris (person)

Harris, Homer (person)

Ladson, Ruth (person)

Blue Ridge Mountain Dancers (corporateBody)

Smathers, Bea (person)

The Flatlanders (corporateBody)

Rising Star Fife and Drum Band (corporateBody)

Pitchford, Lonnie (person)

Martin, Emory (person)

Wakely, Jimmy, 1914-1982 (person)

Country performer and actor. Born February 19, 1914. Died September 23, 1982. Full name: James Clarence Wakely. Prominent West Coast performer. Career most active 1940s-1950s. During the 1940s appeared as a regular on Gene Autry's Melody Ranch radio show. His film career included work in 70 movies. Recorded for Capitol Records, his hits include "One Has My Name, the Other Has My Heart," and "Slipping Around" (a duet with Margaret Whiting). From the description of Oral history intervi...

Carpenter, French (person)

Rosko (person)

Koloc, Bonnie (person)

Two Poor Boys (corporateBody)

Jocque, Beau (person)

Bryant, Jimmy (person)

Turrentine, Stanley (person)

Four Echoes (corporateBody)

Karnes, Alfred G., 1891-1958 (person)

Two Dollar Pistols (corporateBody)

Crawford-Seeger, Ruth (person)

Wainright, Loudon (person)

James, Sonny (person)

Johnson, Leroy (person)

Apple Chill Cloggers. (corporateBody)

Monroe, Birch (person)

Bent Mountain Band (corporateBody)

Carter, Wilf (person)

Coutierrez, Jose (person)

Bassett, Gassie (person)

Wilson, Joe (person)

Marshall, Mike (person)

Red River Dave McEnery (person)

Gibson, Garth (person)

Mendelson, M. (person)

Jones, Robert (person)

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Stark Naked (corporateBody)

Moore, Byrd (person)

Jones, Booker T. (person)

Lunn, Robert (person)

Belfour, Robert, 1940- (person)

LeJeune, Iry, 1928-1955 (person)

Smith, Ray, 1934-1979 (person)

Williams, Donald T. (person)

Bryant, Felice (person)

Cantrell, Laura (person)

Lornell, Kip (person)

Cephas, John (person)

Skinner, Janet Lynn (person)

Council, Floyd (person)

Taylor, Emma. (person)

Otterson, Elayne (person)

Brown, Richard, -1937 (person)

Buckwheat Zydeco (person)

Jones, Louis M. (person)

Driftwood, Jimmie (person)

Hall, Ed (person)

Reed, Willie (person)

Lee, Tony (person)

Zario, Rex (person)

Ayala, Pedro (person)

Stone Mountain Boys (corporateBody)

Hot Lips and Fingertips (corporateBody)

Rose, Judy, 1956- (person)

Small, Drink (person)

Ward, Ed (person)

Woodhull's Old Tyme Masters (corporateBody)

Wiggins, Thomas (person)

Chapman, Tracy (person)

Kanawah Singers (corporateBody)

Rainey, Ma, 1886-1939 (person)

Ma Rainey (b. Gertrude Pridgett, April 26, 1886, Columbus, GA-d. Dec. 22, 1939, Rome, GA) was one of the earliest African-American professional blues singers and one of the first generation of blues singers to record. She was first exposed to blues music around 1902 and soon after formed the Alabama Fun Makers Company with her husband, Will Rainey. In 1906, both joined Pat Chappelle's Rabbit's Foot Company. Ma Rainey was discovered by Paramount Records producer J. Mayo Williams in 1923, signed a...

Prause, Lee (person)

Higgins, Lizzie, 1929- (person)

Weaver Brothers and Elviry. (corporateBody)

Wayfaring Strangers (corporateBody)

Richards, Fred. (person)

Scruggs, Earl (person)

Influential banjo player and bluegrass pioneer. Born January 6, 1924. Full name: Earl Eugene Scruggs. Important musical innovator, his thumb-and-two-finger banjo picking style became an essential building block of bluegrass. Member, Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys, 1945-1948. Performed as Flatt & Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys, 1948-1969. In 1969 he formed the Earl Scruggs Revue with his sons. Member, International Bluegrass Music Hall of Honor. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame. ...

Powers, Fiddlin' (person)

Trevor, Van (person)

The Cane Creek Cloggers (corporateBody)

Pigmeat (person)

Hall, Patty (person)

Vern and Ray (corporateBody)

Deacon, Belle, 1905- (person)

Henderson Brothers (corporateBody)

Red Fox Chasers (corporateBody)

Woodie, Ephraim (person)

Wilson, Horace (person)

Famous Roxy Males Quartette (corporateBody)

Clauser, Al (person)

Reuss, Richard (person)

Melanie (person)

Vaughan quartet (corporateBody)

de Grassi, Alex (person)

Barnes, Max D. (Max Duane), 1936-2004 (person)

Hunter, Clementine (person)

Artist. From the description of Reminiscences of Clementine Hunter : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597977 African American folk artist; Natichitoches, La.; b. 1885; d. 1988. From the description of Documentary on Clementine Hunter, 1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779476826 From the description of Video on Clementine Hunter, 1985 [videorecording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83475525 ...

BR549 (corporateBody)

Southern Sanctified Singers (corporateBody)

Marigault, Mary Jane (person)

Watson, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1856-1922 (person)

Furtado, Tony (person)

Wiggins, Carol (person)

Price, Bill (person)

Brown, Jim Ed (person)

Thomson, Ryan (person)

Monroe Brothers (corporateBody)

West, Sarge (person)

Flatley, Michael (person)

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (corporateBody)

Tallmadge, William (person)

Skaggs, Ricky (person)

Country and bluegrass performer. Born July 18, 1954. Full name: Ricky Lee Skaggs. Performer, recording artist, and producer. As a teenager, worked with bluegrass pioneer Ralph Stanley. Veteran of Emmylou Harris's Hot Band. Hit recordings include "Heartbroke," "Highway 40 Blues," and "Uncle Pen." Career achievements include numerous Country Music Association (CMA) and Grammy awards. From the description of Oral history interview with Ricky Skaggs [sound recording] ; 1994 January 14; i...

Martin, Roy (person)

Rinzler, Ralph (person)

Difranco, Ani (person)

Burke, Poor Boy (person)

Frilot, Bert (person)

Parker, Charles (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 35532 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x000314 Epithet: Lieutenant; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001193.0x00018d ...

Frazier, Dallas, 1939- (person)

Leftwich, Brad (person)

Bush Brothers (corporateBody)

McEntire, Reba (person)

Country music performer. Born March 28, 1954. She is among the most successful recording artists to emerge in the 1980s and 1990s, with record sales over 40 million. A Country Music Association (CMA) and Grammy award winner. Her career expanded in the 1990s to include television and movie roles. From the description of Oral history interview with Reba McEntire; 1992 February 17; interview conducted by Paul Kingsbury. 1992 Feb. 17. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center...

Craft, Paul (person)

Hardin, Tim (person)

Penny Band (corporateBody)

Kid Rock (Rapper) (person)

Judds, The (corporateBody)

Self, Leon (person)

Kilgore, Merle (person)

Country songwriter and performer. Born August 9, 1934. Died February 6, 2005. Long-time opening act for Hank Williams, Jr. and manager of Hank Williams Jr. Enterprises. His songwriting credits include "Wolverton Mountain," "Ring of Fire," and "Johnny Reb." Member, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. From the description of Oral history interview with Merle Kilgore; 1975 November 13; interview conducted by Patricia A. Hall. 1975 Nov. 13. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media ...

McMahan, Pete (person)

Norton, Dollie (person)

Jefferson Airplane (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Haden, Walter (person)

Collins, Daniel (person)

Epithet: Reverend British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000246.0x00034a ...

K-Doe, Ernie (person)

Jabbour, Alan (person)

Redpath, Jean (person)

Dylan, Betty (person)

Woolief, Norman (person)

Simpson, Red (person)

Ardoin, Alphonse (person)

Leal, Frank (person)

Lindsay, Merlan (person)

Tobacco Tags (corporateBody)

Broven, John (person)

Rucker, Sparky (person)

Cargill and Kennan (corporateBody)

Nite Owls, The (corporateBody)

Capplinger, Warren (person)

Fairport Convention (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Bingham, Zeke (person)

Gordon, Kevin (person)

Landis Family, The (corporateBody)

Seals, Son (person)

Kessinger Brothers (corporateBody)

Thomasson, Benny, 1909-1984 (person)

Rucker, Sparky (person)

Fleming and Townsend (corporateBody)

Barber, Glenn (person)

Price, Ray (person)

Diamond, Neil (Filmmaker) (person)

Sproat, Clyde Halemaʻumaʻu, 1930-2008 (person)

Hitchcock, Stan (person)

Owens, Vernon (person)

Bland, Bobby B. (person)

Chambers, W. M. (person)

Smith, Slim, -1973 (person)

Williams, Mason (person)

Contino, Dick (person)

Tallahasee Tight (corporateBody)

Memphis Slim (person)

Flack, Roberta (person)

Dunford, Uncle Eck (person)

Wilson, Elder Roma (person)

Alley Boys, The (corporateBody)

Thompson, Hank (person)

Sanders, Irene (person)

Brown, Marty, 1951- (person)

Riley, Billy Lee (person)

Emmy, Cousin, 1903-1980 (person)

Jennings, Waylon (person)

Rogers, Roy (person)

Rogers, Kenny (person)

Herring, Jimmy (person)

Good, Milly (person)

Cope Brothers, The (corporateBody)

Ashworth, Ernest (person)

Tubb, Justin (person)

Hambly, Scott (person)

Farmer Sisters, The (corporateBody)

The Asylum Street Spankers (corporateBody)

Prince Gabe and the Famous Millionaires (corporateBody)

Glosson, Lonnie (person)

Myrdhin and Pol Huellou (corporateBody)

Helping Hands (corporateBody)

Russell Brothers (corporateBody)

Shiner, Murv (person)

Bad Livers (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Butler, Carl (person)

Edwards, Chuck and Arleen (person)

Smith, Hank (person)

Sykes, Roosevelt (person)

Harkreader, Sidney J. (person)

Country music performer. Born February 26, 1898. Died March 19, 1988. Full name: Sidney J. Harkreader. Popularly known as "Fiddlin' Sid." Career active 1920s-early 1950s. Fiddler and guitar player. First partner of Uncle Dave Macon. Grand Ole Opry performer. From the description of Oral history interview with Sidney "Fiddlin' Sid" Harkreader; 1986 May 8; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. 1986 May 8. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 5884...

Black Draught Hillbillies (corporateBody)

Atchison, Tex (person)

Haley, Ambrose (person)

Bass Mountain Boys, The (person)

Greenway, John. (person)

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Colosseum (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Thompson, Bud (person)

Cooke, Sam (person)

Finster, Howard (person)

Possum Hunters (corporateBody)

Ford, Henry (person)

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Darby and Tarlton (corporateBody)

Harmony Sisters, The (corporateBody)

Flat Duo Jets (corporateBody)

Schnaufer, David (person)

Craven, Virgil (person)

Rhubarb Red (person)

Smith, Hobart, 1897-1965 (person)

Johnson and Lee (corporateBody)

Powell, Chris (person)

McCravy Brothers (corporateBody)

Bennett, Tony, 1926- (person)

Anthony Dominick Benedetto (born August 3, 1926), known professionally as Tony Bennett, is an American singer of traditional pop standards, big band, show tunes, and jazz. He is also a painter, having created works under the name Anthony Benedetto that are on permanent public display in several institutions. He is the founder of the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, Queens, New York. Born and raised in Astoria to an Italian-American family, Bennett began singing at an early age. He...

Fox, Curly (person)

Country music performer. Born November 9, 1910. Died November 10, 1995. Real name: Arnim LeRoy Fox. Career most active 1930s-1960s. Expert fiddler and performer. Performed with his wife as the popular 1940s and 1950s musical duo "Curly Fox & Texas Ruby." From the description of Oral history interview with Curly Fox; 1986 May 19; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. 1986 May 19. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58840958 From th...

Decormier, Robert (person)

Robison, Carson (person)

Kahn, Ed (person)

Scholar and folklorist, Ed Kahn was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on 5 July 1938. He attended Oberlin College and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Folklore and Mythology from the University of California Los Angeles. He went on to receive a Ph.D. from UCLA in 1970. While Kahn was pursuing his doctorate, he also taught courses in folklore and folksong in UCLA's evening school program. An edited version of his dissertation, The Carter Family: A Reflection of Changes in Society, foc...

Twitty, Conrad (person)

Reel World String Band (corporateBody)

Sons of the West (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Nunn, W. C. (William Curtis), 1908-2001 (person)

Robertson, A. C. (person)

Virgil, Cleofes (person)

Bowlly, Al (person)

Hart, Mickey (person)

Cope, Jerry (person)

Modern Mountaineers (corporateBody)

Joplin Forte (corporateBody)

Young, Faron (person)

Rufus (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Mangrum, Blind Joe, -1932 (person)

Carver Family (family)

Bradley, Harold (person)

Price, Betty (person)

Box, Bill (person)

Martin, Edsel (person)

Gill, Vince (person)

Parmley, Don (person)

Clapton, Eric (person)

Miller, Julie (person)

Warren, Smokey (person)

Richey, George (person)

Williams, Lucinda (person)

Weavers (corporateBody)

Flatt, Lester and the Nashville Grass (corporateBody)

Johnson, Rosa Lee Carson (person)

Taylor, Webster (person)

Starr, Bob (person)

Jara, Víctor, 1932-1973 (person)

Monroe, Bill (person)

Krack, Jake (person)

Karl and Harty (corporateBody)

Rambling Rangers, The (corporateBody)

Jackson, Wanda (person)

Sinatra, Frank (person)

The son of italian immigrants, Frank Sinatra began singing and doing impersonations in school which led to his future career as singer with the Hoboken Four in 1935. The quartet broke up in 1936 and Frank started working his way through the music industry until he finally got his big break in 1940. He would become one of Hollywood's leading men for the next two decades and a constant music hall draw after that until very close to the day he died in 1998. (Adapted from the Official Sinatra Family...

Connor Twins (corporateBody)

Cherry, Hugh (person)

Arthel ("Doc") Watson, nationally known Anglo-American bluegrass and old-time music guitarist and singer, and recording artist, of Deep Gap, Wautauga County, N.C. From the description of John Edwards memorial collection, 1967. WorldCat record id: 27189120 Country music disc jockey. Born October 7, 1922. Died October 15, 1998. Career active late 1940s-1970s. Worked as a disc jockey, documentary narrator, author, and college lecturer. Honored as Country Music Man of the Year i...

New Grass Revival (corporateBody)

Hollins, Tony (person)

Thomas, Son (person)

Bowles, Eddie (person)

Princess White (person)

Clements, Vassar (person)

Williams, Robert Pete (person)

Casey, Mike, 1958- (person)

Commodores, The (corporateBody)

West, Dottie (person)

Laury, Booker T., 1914-1995 (person)

Williams, Lena. (person)

Shirkey, Earl (person)

Lofgren, Nils (person)

Auger, Brian (person)

Nhu, Yang Fang (person)

Hunt, Jack (person)

Ganus, Claude (person)

Farrar, Jay (person)

Ross, Diana (person)

Crumit, Frank (person)

Sholes, Steve (person)

White, Joshua (Joshua Wallace) (person)

Cox, Billy (person)

Boyens, Phyllis (person)

Folger, Dan (person)

Cleveland, Sara (person)

Howard, Paul (Musician) (person)

Bluegrass Roy (person)

Gilmore, Jimmie Dale (person)

Wine, Melvin (person)

Wine was born near Burnsville, West Virginia, in 1909, and lived most of his life in the nearby community of Copen. He earned his livelihood largely from coal mining and logging, but between 1923 and 1938 he was active as a fiddler at dances, competitions, and various informal events in central West Virginia. He also played with his brother Clarence on radio station WMMN in Fairmont around 1930. After refraining from almost all performing between 1938 and 1957 for religious reasons, he slowly re...

Blue Ridge Boys, The (corporateBody)

Briarhoppers (corporateBody)

McGuinn, Roger (person)

Sinclair, Jack (person)

Jackson Five (corporateBody)

Commander Cody (person)

Butler, Pearl (person)

Brown, Hylo (person)

Speer Family (family)

Lovin' Spoonful (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Bell, Jimmie (person)

Hodgin, Willard (person)

Ivan, Peter (person)

Cameron, John Allen (person)

Brown, Charles, 1898-1988 (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 35508 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x0001dc Epithet: Dr British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x0001d7 Charles Brown was a physician who resided in Charlottesville, Virginia in the early nineteenth century and who served as sheriff of Albemarle County, Virginia. From the guide to the C...

Phillips, Chris (person)

Hill, Faith (person)

Bate, Humphrey (person)

Mofro (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Hill, Joe, 1879-1915 (person)

Moore, Alex (person)

Spoelstra, Mark (person)

Gray, Otto (person)

Madisonville String Band (corporateBody)

Green, Gary, 1944- (person)

Reed, Ola Belle, 1916-2002 (person)

Musician Ola Belle Reed was born in Grassy Creek, N.C. As a teenager, she performed with an early version of the North Carolina Ridge Runners. In 1949, she married Bud Reed. They formed the New River Gang, with Alex Campbell, and operated New River Ranch, a popular country music park near Rising Sun, Md. In the early 1960s, they moved to Sunset Park, Md., and broadcast a weekly show from their store in Oxford, Pa. During the 1970s, Ola Belle Reed and family performed at many folk festivals. ...

Whitmer, Tom (person)

Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976 (person)

Professor of English and Folklore at Indiana University. From the description of Papers, 1911-1972. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 52599598 ...

Emmons, Buddy (person)

Jacobs, Walter (person)

Harvey, Alex (person)

Paredes, Americo Don (person)

Brown, Arelean (person)

Hi Neighbor Boys (corporateBody)

Macon, Dave (person)

Patterson, Red (person)

Canova, Judy, 1913-1983 (person)

Reno, Don (person)

Brackett, William (person)

Shafer, Whitey (person)

Rhodes Reece, Hazel (person)

White, Zeb (person)

Older, Lawrence (person)

Charters, Ann. (person)

For nearly the last 50 years, Samuel Charters has been discovering and documenting African American music. Starting as a field recorder for Folkways Records in 1954, Sam Charters has also served as recording director for Prestige and Vanguard Records, producer for Sonet Records and is the owner of Gazell Records . A prolific writer and poet, Charters has published many books about the blues and accounts of the lives of musicians who played the blues. In the field, he often collaborated with his ...

Magnolia Klezmer Band (corporateBody)

Alegres de Teran, Los (corporateBody)

Leech, R. (Robert) (person)

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Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys (corporateBody)

Smallwood, Lester (person)

Charles, Ray (person)

Nichols, Joe Paul (person)

Stevenot, Archie (person)

Setters, Jilson (person)

Holt, David, 1946- (person)

Multi-instrumentalist and Grammy Award winner David Holt was born in Gatesville, Tex., in 1946. After graduating from the University of California at Santa Barbara, Holt began collecting Appalachian music and stories in the southeastern mountains. A historian of Appalachian music and culture, Holt began performing his collected music and stories in the early 1970s. In the mid-1970s, Holt founded the Appalachian Music Program at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, N.C. In the early 1980s, Holt re...

Penny, Hank (person)

Gene and Glenn (corporateBody)

Parnell, Lee Roy (person)

Mishpacha (corporateBody)

Hazelwood, Lee (person)

Still, William Grant, 1895-1978 (person)

Composer; d. 1978. From the description of William Grant Still papers, 1937-1969. (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 70972606 Epithet: composer and conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001186.0x000212 William Grant Still was a prominent African-American composer. Verna Arvey, Still's wife, was a journalist and musician who collaborated with her husband on many compositions. ...

Thompson, Lonie and Tomie (person)

Georgia Tom (person)

Miles, Lizzie (person)

Tex Ritter and his Texans (corporateBody)

William Blevins Quartette (corporateBody)

Dramatics, The (corporateBody)

Horton, Big Walter (person)

Epithet: esquire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000978.0x000049 ...

Tiny Tim (person)

Hollis, D. D. (person)

Menard, D. L. (person)

Murphey, Earl Joaquin (person)

Storey, Carl (person)

The Roches (person)

Rogers, Ernest (person)

Cohen, Sol. (person)


Ronson, Mick (person)

Oslin, K. T. (person)

Baez, Joan, 1941- (person)

Joan Baez (b. Jan. 9, 1941) is a singer, songwriter, musician, and activist. She got her start during the 1959 Newport Folk Festival and is well known for her performance of "We Shall Overcome" at the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom....

Smathers, George A. (George Armistead), 1913-2007 (person)

George Armistead Smathers (b. Nov. 14, 1913, Atlantic City, N.J.-d. Jan. 20, 2007, Indian Creek Village, Fla.), a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Florida, graduated from the University of Florida law school in 1938. During World War II he served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1942 to 1945. He was elected as a Democrat to two terms in the Congress, serving from 1947 to 1951, and was elected to the Senate, serving three terms from 1951 to 1969. From the description of Smathers...

Krog, Karin (person)

Swimming Pool Q's (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Johnson Sisters Trio (corporateBody)

Lenoir, J.B., 1929-1967 (person)

Parton, Dolly (person)

Sessions, Ronnie (person)

Narmour and Smith (corporateBody)

Cooder, Ry (person)

Roark, George (person)

Hudson, Arthur Palmer (person)

Harris, J. D. (person)

Vincent, Nat (person)

Cofer Brothers (corporateBody)

Mainer, Wade, 1907-2011 (person)

Bouchillon, Chris (person)

Knapp, Ruth (person)

Dement, Iris (person)

Earle, Eugene (person)

Eugene Earle was born in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, in 1926. In addition to amassing a large collection of country and western, blues, and jazz sound recordings, he also became a discographer and a founder and president of the John Edwards Memorial Foundation (JEMF). Earle is also responsible for rediscovering and recording a number of country musicians, including Doc Watson, Jimmie Tarlton, and the Carolina Tarheels. From the description of Eugene Earle collection, 1939-1980s. WorldCa...

Statesman Quartet (corporateBody)

Watford, Arliss (person)

Phipps, Ernest (person)

Young, Neil, 1945-.... (person)

Charron, Mark (person)

Richardson, C. C (person)

Stanley, Raplh (person)

Heaney, Joe (person)

Twitty, Conway (person)

Crockett Family, The (person)

Williams, Jett, 1953- (person)

Nashville Cats (corporateBody)

Jackson, John (person)

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Adams, Sheila (person)

West, Speedy (person)

Pioneer pedal steel guitarist. Born January 25, 1924. Died November 15, 2003. Real name: Wesley Webb West. Career most active late 1940s and 1950s. Pedal steel pioneer who teamed with guitarist Jimmy Bryant. The team recorded on their own and backed numerous West Coast sessions for numerous country and pop artists. Recognized for his fast tempos and jazz-like improvisational style. Member, Steel Guitar Hall of Fame. From the description of Oral history interview with Speedy West; 197...

Blake, Eddie (person)

North Carolina Ridge Runners (corporateBody)

Three Fifteen and His Squares (corporateBody)

Wardlaw, Jack (person)

Atkins, Chet (person)

Guitarist and Nashville record producer. Born June 20, 1924. Died June 20, 2001. Career active late 1940s-1990s. Full name: Chester Burton Atkins. RCA country producer 1957-1970s, influential in shaping the Nashville Sound. Known as "Mr. Guitar," he is among the most recorded solo instrumentalists in the world. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame. From the description of Oral history interview with Chet Atkins [sound recording] ; 1977 July 5; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. 1...

Evans, Jim (person)

Humbard, Maude (person)

Nashville Brass. (corporateBody)

Moore, Tiny (person)

Bethune, Blind Tom (person)

Mulligan, Moon (person)

Blake, Eubie, 1887-1983 (person)

American composer. From the description of Eubie Blake papers, 1949-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 614998552 ...

Burnett and Rutherford (person)

Sumner, Marion (person)

Sorrels, Rosalie (person)

Fulks, Robbie (person)

Ely, Claude (person)

White, Buck (person)

Clark, James, 1660-1723 (person)

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Perkins, Carl, 1928-1958 (person)

Babb, Edward (person)

Christian, Charlie (person)

Jones, Clyde (person)

Clyde Adam Jones, an artist and educator, was born in Cobleskill, NY, on November 10, 1924. Following service in World War II Jones received a BFA degree (1948) and an MFA degree (1954) from Syracuse University and an Ed.D degree (1961) from Pennsylvania State University . Jones taught art at North High School in Binghamton, NY, in 1948/1949 and from 1950-1956. He served as an Assistant Professor of art at Edinboro State College in Pennsylvania from 1956 to 1958. He joined the facul...

Boarman, Andrew (person)

Cooper, Stoney, 1918-1977 (person)

Country performer. Born October 16, 1918. Died March 22, 1977. Full name: Dale Troy Cooper. With his wife, Wilma Lee Cooper (Full name: Wilma Leigh Leary Cooper; Born February 7, 1921), formed one of country music's premier husband-wife duos. Regular Grand Ole Opry performers for twenty years, their hits included "Sunny Side of the Mountain," "Cheated Too," and "Big Midnight Special." From the description of Oral history interview with Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper; 1968 January 2; int...

Tyler, Johnny (person)

Cooley, Spade, 1910-1969 (person)

Wagoner, Porter (person)

Castellanoz, Genoveva (person)

Times Square Two, The (corporateBody)

Bikel, Theodore (person)

Pine Mountain Boys, The (corporateBody)

Willis, Harold (person)

Presley, G. M., Sr. (person)

Clark, Slim, 1917-2000 (person)

Country music singer, of Maine; b. Raymond Clark; often known as Yodelling Slim Clark. From the description of Oral history interview, 1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70955381 From the description of Recording of a class session, 1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70955207 ...

Clark, Guy (person)

Wilkins, Robert (person)

Smith, Connie (person)

Bluegrass Experience, The (corporateBody)

Hearne, Lester Talent (person)

Trace, Al, 1900-1993 (person)

Fusco, John (person)

Allison, Russ (person)

Ifield, Frank, 1937- (person)

Jim and Jean (corporateBody)

Mills, Jim (person)

Hinojosa, Tish (person)

Tish Hinojosa is a Mexican American musician born in San Antonio, Texas. Her album Culture Swing won the 1992 NAIRD Indie Folk Album of the Year award. From the description of Tish Hinojosa papers, c. 1980s-present. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 519574956 ...

Miller, Ned (person)

Jordan, Charley (person)

Haycroft, Jesse (person)

Stafford, Jo (person)

Black, Roy (person)

Harvell, Steve (person)

Crudup, Arthur, 1905-1974 (person)

Hemlock Bluff Cloggers (corporateBody)

Foley, Red, 1910-1968 (person)

Country performer. Born June 17, 1910. Died September 19, 1968. Real name: Clyde Julian Foley. Career active 1930s-late 1960s. Came to prominence on the WLS National Barn Dance. Later headlined the Grand Ole Opry (1946-1953) and the Ozark Jubilee (1950s). His most popular recordings include "Peace in the Valley," and "Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy." Member, Country Music Hall of Fame. From the description of Oral history interview with Red Foley; 1967 November 4; interview conducted by...

Whiting, James, printer (person)

Henderson, Rosa (person)

Drake, Dusty (person)

Cartwright, Jack (person)

Cary, Caitlin (person)

Schreyvogel, Joseph, 1768-1832 (person)

Faulkiner, Roy (person)

Bryant, Hoyt Slim (person)

Mickle, Elmon (person)

Hicks Family (family)

Easton, Amos (person)

Yarrow, Peter, 1938-.... (person)

Folk singers. From the description of Autograph sheet of music, signed : [n.p.], [197-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270914757 ...

Smith, Goldie Hill (person)

Hall, Jackie (person)

Chatwell, J. R. (person)

Hollow Rock String Band (corporateBody)

Slate Mountain Ramblers, The (corporateBody)

McCoy, Otis (person)

Skyles, Bob (person)

Sinatra, Nancy (person)

Lyons, Willie James, 1938-1980 (person)

Chicken Wire Gang (corporateBody)

North Mississippi Allstars (corporateBody)

Hester, Carolyn (person)

Moore, George Herbert (person)

Smith's Garage Fiddle Band (corporateBody)

Stampley, Joe (person)

Grayson, G. B. (Gilliam Banmon), 1887-1930 (person)

Hinson, Glenn (person)

Anthropology professor Glenn Hinson of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has focused this research on the music, language, and belief systems of African American communities. From the guide to the Glenn Hinson Collection of Gospel Music Posters, 1984-2004, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.) ...

Savoy, Mark (person)

Wilgus, D. K. (person)

D.K. (Donald Knight) Wilgus was born on 1 December 1918, in Mansfield, Ohio. He attended the Ohio State University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in 1941, a Master of Arts in 1947, and a Doctorate of Philosophy in 1954. Wilgus spent most of his career teaching in the Center for the Study of Comparative Folklore and Mythology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Throughout his career he helped pioneer the chronicling of popular musical forms, including Blues and "Hillbilly"...

Bass, Tommy. (person)

Morrisey, Doc (person)

Montgomer, Erreal (person)

Saunders, Theodore (person)

Jones, Ramona Riggins (person)

Coolie, Biff (person)

Fargo, Donna (person)

Thomas, James (person)

Thomas James (c.1650-1711) was a London bookseller and mathematical printer to the King. From the guide to the Microfilms of the Collections of Thomas James at Lambeth Palace Library, 20th century, (University of Oxford, Bodleian Library) Epithet: of Grundisburgh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x0002c0 ...

Watson, Monroe (person)

Nelson, Romeo, 1902-1974 (person)

Corbin, Everett (person)

Golden Echoes, The (corporateBody)

Crystal Springs Ramblers (corporateBody)

Collins, Sam (person)

Bering Strait (corporateBody)

Nilsson, Harry (person)

Pratcher, Bernice Turner (person)

Fields, Alfred (person)

Andy Iona and his Orchestra (corporateBody)

McFarland, Lester (person)

Carmichael, Hoagy, 1899-1981 (person)

Hoagy Carmichael was born in Bloomington, Indiana, November 22, 1899, the son of Howard Clyde and Lida Mary (Robinson) Carmichael. He earned a LLB from Indiana University in 1926, and married Ruth Mary Meinardi on March 14, 1936. He was the composer of many hit songs, namely Stardust (1927), and became the star of both his own radio program (Tonight at Hoagy's) and his own television show (Saturday Night Review). His acting credits include the films To Have and to Have Not, Johnny Angel, Canyon ...

Weldon, Bill (person)

Shrum, Cal (person)

Shorty, Warren (person)

Paupers, The (corporateBody)

Beale Street Boys, The (corporateBody)

Jenkins, DeWitt (person)

Larkin, Margaret (Margaret Mary) (person)

Walker, Homer (person)

McGee, Kirk (person)

Mighty Tams (corporateBody)

Rutland, Bob (person)

Brady, Jean (person)

Akeman, David Stringbean (person)

Carlisle, Bill (person)

Country music performer. Born December 19, 1908. Died March 17, 2003. Full name: William Toliver Carlisle. Career active late 1930s-early 2000s. Singer, guitarist, songwriter, and comedian. Performed solo and with his brother Cliff as a member of the Carlisle Brothers. Later he formed the group the Carlisles with whom he recorded some of his most memorable songs, including "Too Old to Cut the Mustard," "Is Zat You Myrtle," and "No Help Wanted." Member, Country Music Hall of Fame. Fro...

Stewart, Belle (person)

Savion, Glover (person)

Cliffe, Leigh (person)

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Mighty Wonders of Winston-Salem (corporateBody)

Bigsby, Paul, 1899-1968 (person)

Cline, Patsy, 1932-1963 (person)

Rey, Alvino, 1908-2004 (person)

Smothers, Big Otis (person)

Brother Ed Hall (person)

Carolina Twins (corporateBody)

Strickland, Thurman (person)

Famous Hokum Boys (corporateBody)

Talbot, John (person)

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Redwood Canyon Ramblers (corporateBody)

Coats Sacred Quartet (corporateBody)

Hoosier Hot Shots (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Flippen, Benton (person)

Ochs, Phil (person)

Stone, Lynn (person)

Forrester, Howdy, 1922-1987 (person)

Fiddle player. Born March 31, 1922. Died August 1, 1987. Real name: Howard W. Forrester. Best known as a member of Roy Acuff's Smoky Mountain Boys, he played an important role in bringing Texas stylistic fiddle techniques to Nashville. Later in his career he managed Acuff-Rose Artists Corporation, a Nashville booking agency. From the description of Oral history interview with Howdy Forrester; 1974 September 26; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. 1974 Sept. 26. (Country Music Fo...

Malone, Bill C. (person)

Bill C. Malone, professor emeritus of history at Tulane University, is known for his cultural and historical studies of country music. During the spring 2000 semester, Malone served as the first Lehman Brady Chair Professor, a joint position shared between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University. From the description of Bill C. Malone collection, 2000. WorldCat record id: 70787493 Bill C. Malone received his Ph.D. in 1965 at the University of Texa...

Healy, R. R. (person)

Log, Bob, III. (person)

Singleton, Shelby (person)

Felliciano, Jose (person)

Engler, Marge (person)

Lauder, Harry (person)

Dopera Brothers (corporateBody)

Williams, Clarence (person)

Lonzo and Oscar (corporateBody)

Country music comedy duo. Popular Grand Ole Opry act. Career active from the 1940s through the mid-1980s. The team consisted of Oscar, played by Rollin Sullivan (Born January 19, 1919), and Lonzo, played in succession by three different performers: Lloyd Leslie George (Lonzo #1, Born June 27, 1924; Died October 19, 1991); John Y. Sullivan (Lonzo #2, Born July 7, 1917; Died June 5, 1967); and Dave Hooten (Lonzo #3, Born February 4, 1935). From the description of Oral history interview...

Sneed, Manco (person)

Lacey, William J. (William James) (person)

Willie Boodle It Right (person)

Howard, Don (person)

West, Hedy (person)

Kershaw, Doug (person)

Reneau, George (person)

Gimble, Johnny (person)

Spottswood, Richard (person)

Hosford, Larry (person)

Miller, Davey (person)

Fife, Austin E. (person)

Austin Edwin Fife (1909-1986) was born in Lincoln, Idaho. Alta Stevens Fife (1912-1996) was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. Both were authors, folklorists, and the founders of the Fife Folklore Archive at Utah State University. From the description of Austin E. and Alta S. Fife papers, 1910-1996. (Utah State University). WorldCat record id: 71324624 Folklorist, author, and co-founder, with his wife, of the Fife Folklore Archive at Utah State University. From the de...

Hopkins, May (person)

Ball, Bentley (person)

Primitive Baptist Choir (corporateBody)

ZZ Top (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Parker and Dodd (corporateBody)

Jackson, Mahalia, 1911-1972 (person)

Mahalia Jackson (b. Oct. 26, 1911, New Orleans, LA–d. Jan. 27, 1972, Evergreen Park, IL) was one of the most well-known gospel singers of the 20th century. She began singing in church and when she moved to Chicago at age 16 she continued that. In fact, she refused to sing secular music. In 1947 Jackson signed with the Apollo record label and recorded many hits. She was the first gospel singer to perform at Carnegie Hall in 1950. She also performed gospel at the Newport Jazz Festival and sang at ...

Ledford, Steve (person)

Dilbeck, Tommy (person)

Boyd, Jim (person)

Poe Sisters, The (corporateBody)

Hofner, Adolf (person)

Duncan, Tommy (person)

West, Jeannie (person)

Sebastian, John B. (person)

Southern Melody Boys (corporateBody)

Ray, Harmon (person)

Shores, Bill (person)

Gribbin, Tony (person)

Powers, Eddie (person)

Busby, Buzz (person)

Brothers Four, The (corporateBody)

Byrd, Billy (person)

Shepherd, Kenny Wayne (person)

St. Pierre, Simon (person)

Palmer, John J., 1963- (person)

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Rager, Mose (person)

Influential guitarist. Born April 2, 1911. Died May 14, 1986. Full name: Moses Rager. Fingerstyle guitarist who influenced the distinctive styles of Merle Travis and Chet Atkins. From the description of Oral history interview with Mose Rager; 1979 May 3; interview conducted by John Lomax III; 1979 May 3. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841109 ...

Cut-ups, The (corporateBody)

Uncle Tupelo (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Doors, The (corporateBody)

Brown, Pearly (person)

Ganus, Clarence (person)

The Lobsterboy Quintet (corporateBody)

Nyro, Laura (person)

Axton, Hoyt (person)

Drive by truckers (corporateBody)

Shamblin, Eldon (person)

O'Connor, Mick (person)

O'Hara, Shay (person)

Rodeo Ronnie (person)

Spicher, Buddy (person)

Aaron Campbell's Mountaineers (corporateBody)

Misiewicz, Roger (person)

Hicks, Bobby (person)

State Street Swingers (corporateBody)

Sky, Patrick (person)

Husky, Ferlin (person)

Case, Neko (person)

Lipscomb, Mance, 1895-1976 (person)

Buchanan, James, active 1753-1773 (person)

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Logan, Tex (person)

Nawahi, King Benny (person)

O'Day, Molly, 1923-1987 (person)

Davenport, Cow Cow, 1894-1955 (person)

Cordero, Helen, 1915-1994 (person)

Burnett, Richard (person)

Hillard, Jess (person)

Bar-X Cowboys, The (corporateBody)

Morris Brothers (corporateBody)

Allison, Luther, 1939-1997 (person)

Whitley, Keith (person)

Fraser, Alasdair (person)

Patterson, Sam (person)

Arkansas Corn Dodgers (corporateBody)

Dad Williams and his Talking Fiddle (corporateBody)

Makeba, Miriam (person)

Karpeles, Maud, 1885-1976 (person)

Epithet: folk-song collector British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000560.0x00024b ...

Tres Chicas (corporateBody)

Mills, E. C. (person)

Wiggins, William (person)

Dave Edwards and His Alabama Boys (corporateBody)

Taylor, Susan, 1951 July 4- (person)

Newton, Juice (person)

St. Louis Jimmy (person)

Tamony, Peter (person)

McInnis, Scott, 1953- (person)

Keb' Mo' (Musician) (person)

Lewis, Denman (person)

Blue Ridge Highballers (corporateBody)

Everhart, Bob (person)

Montana, Patsy (person)

Jones, Larry (person)

Brooks, Lonnie (person)

Arthur, Henry (person)

Mandrell, Barbara. (person)

Harrell, Kelly, 1889-1942 (person)

Helms, Bill (person)

Lefever, Esther (person)

Davis, Jean, 1923- (person)

Lulu Belle and Scotty (corporateBody)

Lulu Belle and Skyland Scotty were the stage names of the 1930s-1950s era husband-and-wife country duet nicknamed the "Sweethearts of Country Music." They were teamed by the staff of Chicago's WLS National Barn Dance and were later married in 1934. They had their own daily TV show and remained popular until their retirement in 1958. Some of their popular songs include Whippoorwill time, Remember me, Have I told you lately that I love you?, Empty Christmas stocking, and Mountain dew. ...

Barker, Mildred (person)

Oliver, Paul (person)

Hunter, Ivory Joe (person)

Havens, Ritchie (person)

Judd, Ashley (person)

Pejoe, Morris (person)

Kirkpatrick, Frederick Douglass (person)

Tindley, Charles Albert (person)

Nash, Johnny (person)

Kenner, Chris (person)

Copasetics, The (corporateBody)

Noble, George (person)

George Noble, possibly a naval officer. From the guide to the George Noble: Elements of Navigation, 1694, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives) Epithet: Lieutenant; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000216.0x000131 Epithet: Sec to Adam Title: 1st Viscount Duncan British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalog...

Williams, Johnny (person)

Bisbee, Jep, 1843- (person)

Horton, Robert (person)

Calaway, W. R. (person)

Mugge, Robert, 1950- (person)

Denny, Jim, 1911-1963 (person)

Stanton, Sandy (person)

Mitchell Christian Singers (corporateBody)

Philyaw Brothers (corporateBody)

White Brothers (corporateBody)

Poindexter, Adam (person)

Stripling, Charles (person)

Chicago All-Stars (corporateBody)

Tar Heel Rattlers (corporateBody)

Holtzberg, Maggie, 1955- (person)

Johnson, Luther, 1939- (person)

Mooney, Ralph (person)

Shore, Bill (person)

LaPrelle, Elizabeth (person)

Little Brother (corporateBody)

Lamey, Bill (person)

Willis, Kelly (person)

Al Hendershot's Dixie Ramblers (corporateBody)

McElreath, Bill (person)

Burnett, Henry. (person)

Nicholson's Players (corporateBody)

Garrish, Sonny (person)

Haney, Howard (person)

Cotten, Elizabeth, 1893-1987 (person)

Kessell, Louise Omoto (person)

Martin, Bobbi (person)

Holmes, Michael I. (person)

Cook, Bertha (person)

Led Zeppelin (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Jenkins, Ella (person)

Ella Louise Jenkins, "the first lady of children's folk song," was born on August 6, 1924, in St. Louis, Missouri. Growing up on Chicago's South Side, Jenkins loved all kinds of games, but adored those involving rhythm, movement and music. Despite never having any formal musical training. Jenkins has become a first-rate composer and musician who plays the ukulele, the pipe organ, the harmonica and a wide variety of percussion instruments, in addition to singing.Having graduated from high school,...

Martin, Roberta (person)

Proprietor of the Martin Studio of Gospel Music. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, to James J. Fuld, 1965 May 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270902775 ...

Davis, Claude (person)

Charlie Wilson and the Hillbillies (corporateBody)

Grinnel Giggers (corporateBody)

Karl, Allen (person)

Peabody, Eddie, approximately 1901-1970 (person)

Spivey, Victoria (person)

Victoria Spivey (1906-1976), African American blues artist, motion picture actress, and owner of Spivey Records, was born in Houston, TX to Grant Spivey, a musician, and Addie Smith, a nurse. From the description of Victoria Spivey papers, 1960-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173862883 ...

Junie Cobb and his Grains of Corn (corporateBody)

Tillotson, John. (person)

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Walker, Tex (person)

Cowboy Copas (corporateBody)

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Mitchell, Joni (person)

Mitchell was born Roberta Joan Anderson on Nov. 7, 1943 in Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada; attended Albert College; became a singer and songwriter; won Grammy awards for Best Folk Performance (1969) and for Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalists (with Tom Scott, 1974); recorded albums include: Songs to a seagull, Clouds, Ladies of the canyon, Blue, For the roses, Court and spark (1974), Miles of aisles, Hissing of summer lawns (1975), Hejira (1976), Don Juan's reckless daughter, Mingus (named Do...

Byrd, Henry Roeland (person)

Andrews Brothers (corporateBody)

Hillbert, Jimmy (person)

Bear Creek Boys, The (corporateBody)

Baker, Johnny (person)

Lewis, Lummie (person)

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Spareribs (corporateBody)

Durham, Bobby (person)

Black, Clint (person)

Dixie Reelers (corporateBody)

Parr, Joe (person)

Spirit of Memphis (corporateBody)

Shriner, Herb, 1918-1970 (person)

Kyser, Kay (person)

James Kern Kay Kyser was born 18 June 1905 in Rocky Mount, N.C., to Paul Kyser and Emily Royster Kyser, both pharmacists. His mother was the first registered female pharmacist in North Carolina. His uncle, Edward Vernon Howell, opened the pharmacy school at the University of North Carolina in 1897 and served as the dean until his death in 1931. His cousin, Vermont Connecticut Royster, was the editor of the Wall Street Journal from 1958 to 1971. Another member of the Royster family, ...

Carmichael, James (person)

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Cooney, Michael (person)

Clay, Judy (person)

Mulvihill, Martin (person)

Southern, Eileen (person)

Hayes, Isaac (person)

Musician, actor, and entertainer, Isaac Hayes, was born Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr., on August 20, 1942, in Covington, Tennessee. When his parents died at an early age, Hayes went to live with his grandparents in Memphis. Hayes was a good student in high school, wanting to be a doctor; in the ninth grade, however, he dropped out to earn money. Hayes later enrolled in a night school from which he earned his diploma in 1962.By the time Hayes was in his teens, he was adept at playing the piano, organ, and...

Right, Willie (person)

Towl, Jim (person)

Tedeschi, Susan, 1970- (person)

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. (corporateBody)

Thompson, Richard (person)

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Highland Ramblers (corporateBody)

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Eriksen, Tim (person)

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Toomey, Welby (person)

Watkins, Sean (person)

Meredith, Buddy (person)

Taj Mahal (Musician) (person)

Homesteaders, The (corporateBody)

Gregory, Jim (person)

Bumgarner, Samantha, 1878-1960 (person)

Arthur, Charlene (person)

Hicks, Stanley, 1911-1989 (person)

Thomas, Ada (person)

McCutcheon, John (person)

Connor, William Thomas (person)

Bannister, Ethel Davenport (person)

Range Riders, The (corporateBody)

Joplin, Scott, 1868-1917 (person)

Scott Joplin was born in either  1867 or 1868 or November 24, 1868 in Texarkana, Texas to a former slave and laborer and a house cleaner. Joplin received most of his music education from Julius Weiss in Texas. As a late teen he began working as a traveling musician and eventually moved to Missouri in 1894. There he became a success. While in Sedalia, Mo. local businessman John Stark purchased the rights to “Maple Leaf Rag.” When it was published in 1899, it became a sensation, and all 10,000 co...

Lee Prause and his Tyrolean Band (corporateBody)

Lonesome Pine Fiddlers, The (corporateBody)

McDermott, John (person)

Yodelling Boundary Rider (person)

Brown, Buster, 1911-1976 (person)

Perryman, Happy (person)

The Black Cat Orchestra (corporateBody)

Miller, Roger (person)

Sterling Jubilee Singers, The (corporateBody)

Southern, Hal (person)

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Walker, Dusty (person)

Thompson, Eddie, 1925-1986 (person)

Jenkins, Leroy (person)

Baker, Kenny (person)

Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975 (person)

Thomas Hart Benton (April 15, 1889 – January 19, 1975) was an American painter and muralist. Along with Grant Wood and John Steuart Curry, he was at the forefront of the Regionalist art movement. The fluid, sculpted figures in his paintings showed everyday people in scenes of life in the United States. His work is strongly associated with the Midwestern United States, the region in which he was born and which he called home for most of his life. He also studied in Paris, lived in New York City f...

Randolph, Robert (person)

Suiter, Don (person)

Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Jazz Band, The (corporateBody)

Fox, Cody (person)

Buff, Aaron (person)

Cotton, Carolina, 1925-1997 (person)

Jubille Gospel Team (corporateBody)

Lindsey, George (person)

Fowler, Wally (person)

Newton, Wayne (person)

Wayne Newton is a singer and entertainer based in Las Vegas, Nevada. He has preformed over 30,000 shows, in over 40 years and he earned the nickname Mr. Las Vegas. From the description of [Wayne Newton Collection]. 1966-1988. (University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 500852255 ...

Page, Ronnie (person)

Berry, Chuck (person)

Boyd, Bill (person)

Cleveland, James (person)

Rawls, Lou (person)

Kweskin, Jim (person)

Jydstrup, Doug (person)

The Capital City Five (corporateBody)

Garris, Marshall (person)

McAuliffe, Leon, 1917-1988 (person)

Steel guitarist. Born January 3, 1917. Died August 20, 1988. Full name: William Leon McAuliffe. Member, Light Crust Doughboys, 1933-1935. In 1935 joined Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys. Formed his own band after World War II. Hit recordings include Steel Guitar Rag (1946) and "Panhandle Rag" (1949). Member, Steel Guitar Hall of Fame. From the description of Oral history interview with Leon McAuliffe; 1969 August 19; interview conducted by Cecil H. Whaley. 1969 Aug. 19. (Country Mu...

The Wilson Brothers (corporateBody)

Dean, Jimmy (person)

Albert Gale and his orchestra (corporateBody)

Prewitt, Bess (person)

Martin, Troy (person)

Oster, Harry (person)

Chatman, Sam (person)

Smith, Kid (person)

Liberty Quartet, The (corporateBody)

Naquin, Edius (person)

Massey Family (family)

Collins, Arthur (person)

Epithet: Lieutenant Colonel Comptroller and Equerry to Princess Louise British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000699.0x00005c Epithet: Author of the 'Peerage in England.' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000246.0x000340 Epithet: author of 'Letters and Memorials of Stale.' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue ...

Knippers Trio (corporateBody)

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Yaney, Skeets (person)

Johnny and Jack (corporateBody)

Vernon, James Ermon (person)

Aman Folk Ensemble (corporateBody)

Waters, Ozie (person)

Kurapel, Alberto (person)

Townsend, Charles (person)

Epithet: of the Newark Anti-slavery Association British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000266.0x00026a Epithet: Reverend; Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000266.0x00026c ...

Scottsdale String Bands (corporateBody)

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Alvin, Dave (person)

Britt, Elton (person)

Hendricks, Jon, 1943-.... (person)

Williams, Marc (person)

Reeves, Goebel, 1899-1959 (person)

Ossenbrinic, Luther (person)

Williams Family of Roland, Arkansas (family)

Prewitt, Tee (person)

Lowery, Ramblin' Red (person)

Chuck Wagon Gang, The (corporateBody)

Walker - Hendsley - Taylor (corporateBody)

Friedman, Kinky. (person)

Limelighters, The (corporateBody)

O'Connor, Mark (person)

Wright, Rowdy (person)

Doty Family, The (corporateBody)

Little Jackie Pimental (person)

Brooks and Dunn (corporateBody)

Donna the Buffalo (corporateBody)

Sugar Blue (person)

Blues musician Sugar Blue was born on December 16, 1949 in New York City to Maisey Savage and Jimmy Jones. Blue was given his first harmonica as a child and taught himself to play by listening to the music of Stevie Wonder and Bob Dylan. He attended Herron High School, but left without receiving his diploma. By the age of eighteen, Blue was performing on the streets of New York and sitting in on sessions with blues and jazz legends like Muddy Waters, Sun Ra, Roosevelt Sykes and Brownie McGhee.In...

MacLean, Scotty (person)

Sharriff, Imam Omar (person)

Rodeheaver, Homer A. (Homer Alvan), 1880-1955 (person)

Blind Willie (person)

Killen, Louis (person)

Stamps Gospel Quartet (corporateBody)

Wells, Lee (person)

Rose, Wesley (person)

Music publishing executive. Born February 11, 1918. Died April 26, 1990. Full name: Wesley Herman Rose. Son of songwriter and publisher, Fred Rose. In 1945 he was appointed general manager of Acuff-Rose Publications and in 1954 he became president of the organization. Promoted many notable careers, including Hank Williams, the Everly Brothers, and Roy Orbison. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame. From the description of Oral history interview with Wesley Rose; 1975 August 28; intervie...

Miller, Bob (person)

Country Gentlemen, The (corporateBody)

Dunn, Bob (person)

Fish (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Swanson, Arthur (person)

Blue Grass and Company (corporateBody)

Georgia Compton's Reelers (corporateBody)

Kuller, Barbara Moore (person)

Davis, Mac (person)

Wynters, Gail (person)

McCoy, Robert (person)

McLain Family Band, The (corporateBody)

Cucanandy (corporateBody)

Banes, Tex (person)

Reece, Florence, 1900-1986 (person)

Band, The (corporateBody)

Miller, Sue (person)

Kay, Katherine (person)

Rankin, Hystercine (person)

Campbell, Orville (person)

Gott, Polly (person)

Country Gazette (corporateBody)

Faile, Tommy (person)

Harlan, Howard (person)

Swingle, Melissa (person)

Palmer, Earl (person)

Kooper, Al (person)

Bechtel, Perry (person)

Martin, Carl (person)

Hensley, Bea Ellis (person)

Belcher, Judy (person)

LeGrand, Ronald E. (person)

Wills, Luke (person)

Garcia, Jerry (person)

Jenkins, Andrew. (person)

Farr Brothers (corporateBody)

Red Clay Ramblers (corporateBody)

Eckler, Pop (person)

Krauss, Alison, 1971- (person)

Fahey, John, 1939-2001 (person)

Fidelity Mutual Savings Bank of Spokane, WA. The bank was founded in 1907 as a building loan by Hugh L. McWilliams. In later years, his son, Frank, and grandson, Ed, were presidents of the Bank. In 1982 the Bank merged with First Interstate of Washington under an FDIC-assisted merger. From the description of Uprooted rose, Fidelity Mutual Savings Bank / by John Fahey. (Washington State Library, Office of Secretary of State). WorldCat record id: 452067057 ...

Minnie Pearl (person)

Country comedy performer. Born October 25, 1912. Died March 4, 1996. Real name: Sarah Opehlia Colley Cannon. Country music's best-known female comedian. Recognized for her knee-length dresses and straw hat with the $1.98 price tag. Star of Grand Ole Opry from the early 1940s-1991. Popular stage and television performer. Regular cast member of the Hee Haw television show. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame. From the description of Oral history interview with Minnie Pearl; 1984 October...

Barnes, George (person)

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Fotenot, Canray (person)

Watson, Ora (person)

Whistler and His Jug Band (corporateBody)

Berkeley, Roy (person)

Reverend Emmet Dickenson and his Congregation (corporateBody)

Dickenson, Emmet, Reverend (person)

Townsend, Henry (person)

Epithet: Churchwarden of St Clement Danes British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000266.0x00027a Epithet: landwaiter, Custom House, Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000266.0x00027b Epithet: Reverend; of Honington Hall British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_10000000...

Brown, Joe (person)

Rhodes Bell, Effie (person)

Wiggins, Little Roy (person)

Jackson, Jack (person)

Reverend Steamboat Bill's Revival Singers (corporateBody)

Paycheck, Johnny (person)

Dubliners, The (corporateBody)

Breakfast Special (corporateBody)

Johnson, Jo-Ann (person)

Ezra and His Hillbillies (corporateBody)

Jayne, Mitch (person)

Port Arthur Jubileers (corporateBody)

Dupree, Jack (person)

Taylor, Koko (person)

Dexter, Al (person)

Markham, Dewey, 1953- (person)

Gray, A. A. (Ann Augusta), 1812-1863 (person)

Long, Sam (person)

Saddle Tramps, The (corporateBody)

Dillard & Clark (corporateBody)

Crazy Hillbillies Band (corporateBody)

Deberry, James (person)

Bud Messner (person)

Kid-Stormy Weather (corporateBody)

Meaders, Lanier (person)

Walters Family (family)

Hinton, Algia Mae, 1929- (person)

Grapevine Coon Hunters (corporateBody)

Marksmen, The (corporateBody)

Kings of Harmony, The (corporateBody)

Morris, John (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 33980 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x000390 Epithet: prisoner in the King's Bench British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x000396 Epithet: of Add MS 38421 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x000395 Epithet: M...

Bumble Bee Slim (person)

Labeef, Sleepy (person)

Miles Brothers Quartet (corporateBody)

Martin, Dude (person)

Wilburn, Teddy (person)

Wilson, Grace (person)

Brown, Jerry (person)

Brown, Nappy (person)

Fairview Jubilee Quartette (corporateBody)

Hegamin, Lucille, 1894-1970 (person)

Lucille Hegamin (1894-1970), African American blues singer. She was born Lucille Nelson in Macon, Georgia on November 29, 1894. After singing with local church choirs and touring at the age of 15 with the Leonard Harper Stock Company, she moved to Chicago, Illinois. Known as the "Georgia Peach," Hegamin performed in local cabarets, performing with Florence Mills, Ada "Bricktop" Smith, Cora Green, Tony Jackson, and Jelly Roll Morton. She married pianist Bill Hegamin in 1914 and they moved to Los ...

Daily, Pappy, 1902- (person)

Gentry, Bobbie, 1942- (person)

Bobbie Lee Gentry (born Roberta Lee Streeter; July 27, 1942, Woodland, Mississippi), retired American singer-songwriter who was one of the first female artists to compose and produce her own material. Gentry rose to international fame in 1967 with her Southern Gothic narrative "Ode to Billie Joe".[4] The track spent four weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and was fourth in the Billboard year-end chart of 1967, earning Gentry Grammy awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Voc...

Thompson, Tommy R. (person)

Wilburn, Doyle (person)

Rogers, Slim (person)

Ardoin Family (family)

Davis, Gary, 1896-1972 (person)

Gary Davis was an African American blues and gospel musician, sometimes known as "Blind Gary" Davis or "Reverend" Gary Davis....

Browne, Harry C. (person)

Smiley, Red (person)

Silver Rose Quartette (corporateBody)

White, Sharon (person)

Barnhill, Sheila Adams (person)

Messner, Norman E. (person)

Colorado Hillbillies (corporateBody)

Austin, Jessie (person)

Bassett, Dewey (person)

Burse, Charlie (person)

Day, Bill (person)

Powell, Eugene (person)

Hinton, Bobby (person)

Maynard, Ken (person)

Kuinova, Fatima (person)

Felix, Julie (person)

McClain Family Band (corporateBody)

Guitar Gabriel and Brothers in the Kitchen (corporateBody)

Butcher, Dwight (2 folders) (person)

Gaither, Bill (person)

Lee, Bill, 1930- (person)

Barth, Bill (person)

McClendon Brothers (corporateBody)

Lockwood, Robert Jr., 1915-2006 (person)

Guitarist and blues legend Robert Lockwood, Jr., a native of Turkey Scratch, Arkansas, was born on March 27, 1915. Lockwood, who held honorary doctorates from Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland State University, received his early education in Arkansas.Lockwood's first instrument was the pump organ, which he began to play as a young child; he later learned to play guitar from his stepfather, legendary blues artist Robert Johnson. Lockwood left school and began his professional career ...

Muddy Waters (person)

Lee, Katie (person)

From the guide to the Katie Lee Collection, 1952-2009., (Cline Library. Special Collections and Archives Department) ...

Wenatchee Mountaineers (corporateBody)

Carson, John (person)

Wilson, Ray and Jerry (person)

Flat Creek Sacred Singers (corporateBody)

Thomason, Jimmy (person)

Homer and Jethro (corporateBody)

Roderick, Judy (person)

Rouse brothers (corporateBody)

Nathan, Sidney (person)

Brewer, Blind Jim (person)

Ayala, Gilberto (person)

West, Harry G. (person)

Grimes, Dave (person)

Kingston trio (corporateBody)

Kottke, Leo (person)

Davis, John (person)

Epithet: of Sloane MS 3629 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x00025e Epithet: of Add MS 4272 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x00025c John Davis was a resident of Montgomery County, Alabama. From the guide to the John Davis mortgage MSS. 0406., 1835 June 20, (W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The...

Turner, Othar (person)

McDaniel, Ellas Otha Bates (person)

Hawes, Bess Lomax, 1921-2009 (person)

Bess Lomax Hawes, Anglo-American folklorist and director of the Folk Arts Program at the National Endowment for the Arts in Washington, D.C. From the description of Archive collection, 1985. WorldCat record id: 27190343 ...

White, Josh, Jr. (person)

Actor and folk singer Josh Daniel White, Jr. was born on November 30, 1940, in New York City to Carol and Joshua Daniel White, Sr., the legendary singer, guitarist, actor and social leader. At the age of four, White found fame by performing with his father at New York's Café Society, America's first integrated nightclub.White attended New York's Professional Children's School, along with Elliott Gould, Sandra Dee, Brandon De Wilde, Leslie Uggams, Christopher Walken and Marvin Hamlisch, who co-wr...

Vincent, Rhonda (person)

Rogers, Sod (person)

Darby, Tom, 1942- (person)

Phillips, Stu, 1933- (person)

Chatham County Line (corporateBody)

Khmer Classical Dance Troupe (corporateBody)

Baugh, Phil (person)

O'Brien, Paddy (person)

Cochran, Hank (person)

Morgan, Mary (person)

Wooley, Sheb, 1921-2003 (person)

Tarras, Dave, 1897-1989 (person)

La Mancha (corporateBody)

King, Pee Wee, 1914-2000 (person)

Country music performer, bandleader, and songwriter. Born February 18, 1914. Died March 7, 2000. Real name: Julius Frank Anthony Kuczynski. Career active late 1930s-1960s. Bandleader of the Golden West Cowboys, a popular Grand Old Opry act during the late 1930s-1940s. His songwriting credits include "Tennessee Waltz," and "Slow Poke." Star of ABC Television's The Pee Wee King Show during the late 1950s. Member, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame. F...

Rains, Willie Guy (person)

Mitchell's Christian Singers (corporateBody)

Nash, Howard (person)

Keystoners, The (corporateBody)

Reeves, Del (person)

Harris, Joel Chandler, 1848-1908 (person)

Author and journalist, of Eatonton and Atlanta, Ga. From the description of Papers, 1858-1978 (bulk 1880-1908). (Emory University). WorldCat record id: 28418453 "Joel Chandler Harris gained national prominence for his numerous volumes of Uncle Remus folktales. Harris's long-standing legacy as a "progressive conservative" New South journalist, folklorist, fiction writer, and children's author continues to influence our society today." - "Joel Chandler Harris." New Georgia Enc...

Scurlock, Kearney (person)

James, Patt (person)

Evans, Winnie (person)

Piano Red (person)

The Eagles (corporateBody)

Back Porch Majority, The (corporateBody)

Wakeman, Rick (person)

Foster, Stephen Collins (person)

Stephen Collins foster was born in Pittsburgh in 1826. He wasnaturally inclined to music and he wrote over one hundred and seventy songs in his short life. He traveled to New Orleans and New York to compose music but still came back to Pittsburgh, where he died in 1864. From the description of Stephen Foster Collins collection 1931-1932 [typescripts]. (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 48010401 Robert Russell Bennett was an American composer, orchest...

Glassie, Henry, 1941- (person)

Henry H. Glassie was born in Washington, D. C., in 1941. He earned his Ph.D. in folklore from the University of Pennsylvania in 1969. He began his teaching career at the Pennsylvania State University, where he taught from 1969 to 1970. For the following six years he taught at the Indiana University before coming back to the University of Pennsylvania to be a faculty member of the Department of Folklore and Folklife. He served as department chairman from 1976 to 1980, followed by the appointment ...

Martin, Joe (Bassist) (person)

Pobiega, John (person)

Geremia, Paul (person)

Cartwright, Bernard (person)

Frost Brothers (corporateBody)

Salem Highballers (corporateBody)

Collins, Uncle Tom (person)

Ives, Burl, 1909-1995 (person)

Carl Sandburg once called Burl Ives "America's Great Ballad Singer." From the 1940s to the 1960s, his diverse talents and spirited performances made him one of America's best-loved entertainers. The traditional repertoire of American folk tunes represented in his performances was considerably different from the popular music of the day. His presence on the musical scene not only served to sustain an awareness of neglected American folk songs, but would contribute to the resurgence of interest in...

Simpson, Vollis (person)

Pierce, Webb (person)

Edwards, Honeyboy (person)

Gray, Kitty (person)

Cosby, John (person)

Hamilton, Y. Z. (person)

Satherly, Art (person)

Martin and Robert (corporateBody)

Sisson, Allen (person)

Ford, Oscar (person)

Crazy Horse (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Kaukonen, Jorma (person)

Riders in the sky (corporateBody)

Simpson, Bland (person)

Bland Simpson was born in 1948 and grew up in Elizabeth City and Chapel Hill, N.C. He is a lecturer in creative writing in the English Department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Beginning in 1987, he served as the pianist for the Red Clay Ramblers, a critically acclaimed North Carolina-based music group. Simpson collaborated on several theatrical presentations and authored several books. From the description of Bland Simpson papers, 1977-1993 [manuscript]. WorldCa...

Johnson, Betty (person)

Johnson, Robert (person)

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Martin, Wade (person)

Barnicle, Mary (person)

Wiles, Nancy (person)

Near Blind James (corporateBody)

Wretched Refuse (corporateBody)

Ridgel's Fountain Citians (corporateBody)

Traffic USA (Program) (corporateBody)

Deloney, Ethel (person)

Green's String Band (corporateBody)

New Christy Minstrels (corporateBody)

Uncle Henry and the Kentucky Mountaineers (corporateBody)

Meisner, Randy (person)

Walter Coon and His Joy Boys (corporateBody)

Byrd, Jerry (person)

Carrier, Cotton (person)

Morgan, Lorrie (person)

Country music performer. Born June 27, 1959. Full name: Loretta Lynn Morgan. Daughter of Grand Ole Opry star George Morgan, she made her Opry debut at age 13. Among the top female country stars of the 1990s, her hit recordings include "Five Minutes," and "What Part of No." From the description of Oral history interview with Lorrie Morgan; 1992 February 13; interview conducted by Paul Kingsbury. 1992 Feb. 13. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: ...

Charlie Daniel's Band (corporateBody)

Erbsen, Wayne (person)

Reeves, Jim (person)

Cantor, Eddie, 1892-1964 (person)

Cantor was born Edward Israel Iskowitz on Jan. 31, 1892 in NYC; he was orphaned at age of two and raised by his grandmother; was a vaudeville performer and singing waiter; appeared in Gus Edwards' Kid Kabaret; appeared in Ziegfeld's Midnight frolics in 1916; became star in successive Ziegfeld follies, 1917-1919, and also starred in the producer's shows, Kid Boots and Whoopee; starred in two silent films, Kid Boots (1926) and Special delivery (1927); had own radio show through the 1930s, and was ...

Hood, Adelyne (person)

Campbell Brothers (corporateBody)

Craig, Burlon (person)

Grant, Coots (person)

Smith, Carl (person)

McPherson, Whitey (person)

Ball, David (person)

Jones, Buddy (person)

Carver, Cynthia May (person)

Hawkins, Kitty (person)

Horton, Hal (person)

Marshall, Erynn (person)

Gilley, Micky (person)

Jaxon, Frankie Half Pint, 1895- (person)

Wade, Jimmy (person)

Barenberg, Russ (person)

Long, Clay (person)

Shines, Johnny (person)

Stone, Dee (person)

O'Dell, Mac (person)

Servance, George (person)

Sovine, Red (person)

Country performer. Born July 17, 1918. Died April 4, 1980. Real name: Woodrow Wilson Sovine. Singer and songwriter, specialized in recitations. Career most active late 1950s-early 1970s. His songwriting-recording credits include "Little Rosa," "Phantom 309," "Giddyup Go," and "Teddy Bear." He also wrote hits for other artists, including "Missing You," recorded by Jim Reeves, and "Why Baby Why," recorded by Webb Pierce. From the description of Oral history interview with Red Sovine; 1...

Nevaguaya, Doc Tate (person)

Armstrong, Billy (person)

Allen Brothers (corporateBody)

Stewart, Redd (person)

Country performer. Born May 27, 1921. Died August 4, 2003. Singer, songwriter, and fiddle player. Full name: Henry Redd Stewart. Career most active late 1930s-1950s. Longtime member of Pee Wee King's Golden West Cowboys. Successful songwriter, his credits include the classic "Tennessee Waltz," co-written with Pee Wee King, and "Soldier's Last Letter" (recorded by Ernest Tubb, 1944). From the description of Oral history interview with Redd Stewart; 1995 September 14; interview conduct...

Arizona Joe (corporateBody)

Black, Lew (person)

Coffey, Oscar L. (person)

Wynette, Tammy, 1942-1998 (person)

Country music performer. Born May 5, 1942. Died April 1998. Real name: Virginia Wynette Pugh. Successful singer and songwriter. In the mid-1960s she teamed with producer Billy Sherrill for a ten-year string of hits, including her signature tune "Stand By Your Man." Recorded hit duets with David Houston ("My Elusive Dreams," 1967) and George Jones ("Two Story House," "Golden Ring," and "(We're Not) The Jet Set.)" Member, Country Music Hall of Fame. From the description of Oral history...

Barfield, Johnny, 1909-1974 (person)

Peer, Ralph Sylvester, 1892-1960 (person)

Lloyd, Charles, 1938-.... (person)

Epithet: of Stowe MS 669 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000443.0x000389 Epithet: of Stowe MS 265 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000443.0x000388 Epithet: of Exeter British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000443.0x000387 Epithet: Bishop of Oxford 182...

Ragged Four (corporateBody)

Edmonds, Norman (person)

Jolly Three, The (corporateBody)

Golden gate quartet (corporateBody)

Cox, Ida (person)

Johnson, Stovepipe (person)

Carlton, Gaither, 1901-1972 (person)

Ingles, David (person)

Carver Boys (corporateBody)

Swift Jewel Boys (corporateBody)

Jackson, Charlie (person)

Dickens, Little Jimmy (person)

Backwoods Band, The (corporateBody)

MacReynolds, Jesse (person)

Martin, Benny (person)

Fiddle player. Born May 8, 1928. Died March 13, 2001. Full name: Benjamin Edward Martin. A blues-influenced fiddler who backed Bill Monroe, Roy Acuff, Flatt & Scruggs, Kitty Wells-Johnnie & Jack troupe, and others during the late 1940s-early 1950s. Successful solo performer. Recorded for the MGM, RCA, Decca, Starday, and Monument record labels. From the description of Oral history interview with Benny Martin; 1977 July 12; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. 1977 July 12...

Robinson, Frankie (person)

Doodle and the Golden River Grass (corporateBody)

Bernath, Ed (person)

Duffy, Tim (person)

Wright, Johnny (person)

Blackwell, Francis (person)

Epithet: Anabaptist at Amsterdam British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000126.0x000099 ...

Osborne brothers (corporateBody)

Wynn, Big Jim (person)

Freeny's Barn Dance Band (corporateBody)

Kaygee's, The (person)

Carroll County Revelers (corporateBody)

Alley, Shelly Lee, 1894-1964 (person)

Schhwann, William (person)

Greene, Bruce (person)

Hazel Wiggins Harrell and Wiggins Family Singers (corporateBody)

Newbury, Mickey, 1940- (person)

Seeger, Peggy, 1935-.... (person)

Walker, Charlie, 1931- (person)

Walker, Billy, 1929-2006 (person)

Thompson, Sue (person)

Shelly Manne Septet, The (corporateBody)

Wiseman, Mac (person)

Bluegrass musician and music industry executive. Born May 23, 1925. Real name: Malcolm B. Wiseman. Emerged in the late 1940s as a featured singer with Molly O'Day. Original member of Flatt & Scruggs's Foggy Mountain Boys (1948). Member of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys (1949). Recorded for Dot Records 1951-1963. Head of the Country Department of Dot Records, 1956-1959. Managed the WWVA Jamboree 1966-1970. Member, International Bluegrass Music Hall of Honor. From the description of...

Tucky Buzzard (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Hall Brothers (corporateBody)

Harvey, Roy (person)

Proffitt, Frank (person)

Earle, Steve (person)

Barnes, H.M. (person)

Swimmer, Amanda (person)

Scott, Earl Price (person)

Urban, Jack (person)

Old Hickory Singers (corporateBody)

Kentucky Headhunters (corporateBody)

Broonzy, Big Bill, 1893-1958 (person)

Cannon, Pat, 1904-1966 (person)

Leadbelly, 1885-1949 (person)

McCoy, Jimmy (person)

Mississippi Moaner, The (person)

Dean, Eddie (person)

Phillips, Foreman (person)

Davis, Skeeter (person)

Skeeter Davis was a country musician performing for over fifty years, beginning in the early 1950s. Born Mary Frances Penick in Dry Ridge, Kentucky on December 30, 1931, Davis first performed as half of the duo, the Davis Sisters. In 1953, Davis's singing partner Betty Jack Davis was killed in an automobile accident in which Skeeter Davis was also injured. Skeeter then began to perform with Betty Jack's sister, Georgia. In 1956, Davis began her solo career and enjoyed a series of hit records, in...

Crowell, Rodney (person)

Hurt, John, 1940-.... (person)

Newman Jack (person)

Shourds, Harry V. (person)

Biggar, George C. (George Cecil), 1899-1989 (person)

Radio executive. Born January 11, 1899. Died March 19, 1989. Began radio career in 1924 at WLS Chicago where he was an important contributor to the development of the National Barn Dance. Career also included work at WLW Cincinnati, WSB Atlanta, and WLBK DeKalb, Illinois. Retired from radio in 1964. From the description of Oral history interview with George C. Biggar; 1968 July 17; interview conducted by Dorothy Gable. 1968 July 17. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Cent...

Lewis, Walter, 1965- (person)

Wheeler, Frank (person)

Skinner, Jimmie, 1909-1979 (person)

Country music performer. Born April 27, 1909. Died October 28, 1979. Singer-songwriter. Career most active late 1940s-1950s. Recorded for Capitol, Decca and Mercury. His original songs include "Doin' My Time," "Will You Be Satisfied That Way," and "Let's Say Goodbye Like We Said Hello." From the description of Oral history interview with Jimmie Skinner [sound recording] ; 1975 January 29; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. 1975 Jan. 29. (Country Music Foundation, Library & ...

Blossom Dearie (person)

Kennedy, Douglas (person)

Montgomery, Wes (person)

Kincaid, Bradley (person)

A Garrard County, Kentucky, native, Bradley Kincaid was a 1921 graduate of Berea College Academy (high school). Work for the YMCA after leaving Berea led to his attending Chicago's YMCA College (now George Williams College). An interest in collecting folk songs fostered at Berea and singing with a college quartet in Chicago led to guest appearances on the WLS National Barn Dance. His singing style and repertoire of traditional songs were so well received that in 1928 he became a regular performe...

America (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Belcher, Alva (person)

Bogguss, Suzy (person)

Scott, Joe (person)

Gospel Christian Singers, The (corporateBody)

Young, Karen (person)

lang, k. d. (Kathy Dawn), 1961- (person)

Ray, Byard (person)

Balfa Brothers, The (corporateBody)

Vest, Billy (person)

Sensational Four, The (corporateBody)

Chaffin, Cleve (person)

Warner's Seven Aces (corporateBody)

Glory Land String Band, The (corporateBody)

Jefferson, Blind Lemon (person)

Folklore (corporateBody)

Three Dog Night (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Hignight, Luke (person)

Williams, Dad (person)

Everett, Ma (person)

Bonner, Juke Boy (person)

Tater (person)

Fife, Alta (Alta Stevens), 1912-1996 (person)

Reynolds, Malvina (person)

Wiell, Rita (person)

Newton-John, Olivia (person)

Seldom Scene (person)

Cash, Rosanne (person)

Flood, Dick (person)

Lee, Dickey (person)

Georgia Crackers, The (corporateBody)

Stonemans, The (corporateBody)

Rodgers, Jimmie (person)

Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys (corporateBody)

Bogan's Birmingham Brothers (corporateBody)

McIntosh, Sylvester Blinky (person)

McCoy, Tim (person)

Mitchell Brothers (corporateBody)

Brawner, Suzi Ann (person)

Reynolds, Andy, 1957 January 15- (person)

White, Bukka (person)

Tuttle, Wesley (person)

Longoria, Valerio (person)

Dick Hartman's Tennessee Ramblers (corporateBody)

James Mathus Knockdown Society (corporateBody)

Kentucky Cutups (corporateBody)

Hutchins, Loney (person)

Hamblen, Stuart (person)

Whedbee, C. H. (person)

Russell, Cayce (person)

Mainer, Julia (person)

Henry, Richard (person)

South Memphis Jug Band (corporateBody)

Metcalf, Louis (person)

Tritt, Travis (person)

Uncle Bozo (person)

Brooks, Lela (person)

Lewis, Jim (Jim B.) (person)

Bradford, Bobby, 1934- (person)

Turner, Tina. (person)

Gadd, Pam (person)

Shegog, Kevin (person)

White, John (person)

Epithet: Reverend; brother of Gilbert White British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001152.0x00003c Epithet: parish clerk of Camerton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001152.0x00003b Epithet: of Add MS 38458 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001152.0x000030 ...

Sims, Sandman (person)

Walsh, Dock (person)

Ross, Isaiah (person)

Prairie Ramblers (corporateBody)

Toomer, Lucinda (person)

Glover, Jim R. (person)