John Edwards memorial collection, n.d.


John Edwards memorial collection, n.d.

Recordings of ABC broadcasts by Anglo-American anthropologist and folklorist John Greenway, on "American Negro Folksongs," "Folksongs of Protest," "Folksongs from Australia and America," and "What Is a Folksong"; Anglo-American collectors Ed Romaniuk and his wife Elsie, performing hobo songs, country standards, and ballads; Anglo-American John Edwards (1932- 1960), of Australia, who until his death was the world's foremost hillbilly record collector, playing the guitar and singing. The tape also includes several dubs of commercial recordings of old-time and western songs by various artists.

3 sound recordings.

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Romaniuk, Ed. (person)

Greenway, John. (person)

Epithet: Merchant British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x000248 ...

Romaniuk, Elsie. (person)

Edwards, John, 1932-1960 (person)

John Edwards (1932-1960) of Sydney, Australia, was one of the first collectors of early American country music and a pioneering discographer of this music. Edwards's collection of about 2,500 rare records and tapes is now housed in the Southern Folklife Collection, Manuscripts Department, Academic Affairs Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. From the description of John Edwards papers, 1945-1969 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 26661025 In his ...