John Edwards Memorial Collection, 1956 and undated.


John Edwards Memorial Collection, 1956 and undated.

Recordings of performances by A.P. Carter and the Carter Family of Scott County, Va., from radio programs on WCKY, Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1956; and dubs of 78 rpm commercial recordings by Frank Marvin, hillbilly singer and yodeler, and Jack Kaufman; Frank Marvin (solo); Frank Marvin and Frank Luther, country songwriter and singer; Bela Lam and His Green County Singers, from Virginia; Tom Owen, dance caller, with the Barn Dance Trio, performers of old-time dance music; Frank Luther and Zora Layman; Riley Puckett, hillbilly guitarist; Hugh Cross, old-time music performer, and Riley Puckett; Vernon Dalhart, hillbilly music performer; Lester McFarland, mandolin player, and Robert A. Gardner, guitarist, who performed together as Mac and Bob; and Wilf Carter of Noval Scotia, who performed country and western music under the name Montana Slim.

3 sound recordings.

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Kaufman, Jack (person)

Carter, A. P. (Alvin Pleasant), 1891-1960 (person)

Gardner, Robert A. (person)

Marvin, Frankie (person)

Country musician. Born January 27, 1904. Died January 1985. Full name: Frank James Marvin. Early in his career he was a vaudeville performer with his brother Johnny. The Marvin brothers assisted a young Gene Autry at the start of Autry's career. Later Frankie played steel guitar in Autry's band where he became one of the most recognizable components of Autry's sound. From the description of Oral history interview with Frankie Marvin; 1975 April 1; interview conducted by Douglas B. Gr...

Owen, Tom E., 1925- (person)

Cross, Hugh, 1904- (person)

Bela Lam and His Green County Singers. (corporateBody)

Carter Family (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Montana, Slim 1904-1996 (person)

Barn Dance Trio. (corporateBody)

WCKY (Radio station : Cincinnati, Ohio) (corporateBody)

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...

McFarland, Lester (person)

Layman, Zora (person)

Luther, Frank, 1905-1980 (person)

Pioneer country performer. Died November 16, 1980. Real name: Francis Luther Crow. Country music career active late 1920s-early 1940s. Noted songwriter and singer. Recorded prolifically with Carson Robison and as a solo act during the 1920s and 1930s. Author of the book, Americans and their songs (New York: Harper & Co., 1942). From the description of Oral history interview with Frank Luther; 1971 May 18; self-interview. 1971 May 18. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media...

Mac and Bob (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Dalhart, Vernon, 1883-1948 (person)