Southern Folklife Collection sheet music and song lyrics, 1852-1988

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Southern Folklife Collection sheet music and song lyrics, 1852-1988

1852-1988

This collection consists of sheet music and song lyrics from the United States, circa 1852-1988. The sheet music is largely for country songs. Much of this music was published by Acuff-Rose of Nashville, Tenn., but other music publishers are also represented. Among the artists represented are Felice and Boudleaux Bryant, Martha Carson, Helen Carter, Don Gibson, John D. Loudermilk, Ira and Charles Louvin, Roy Orbison, and Leon Payne.

Linear Feet: 4.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately Items: 3600 items)

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Loudermilk, John D.

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Country music songwriter. Born March 31, 1934. Songwriting credits include "A Rose and a Baby Ruth," "Waterloo," "Tobacco Road," "Ebony Eyes," "Talk Back Trembling Lips," "Break My Mind," "Indian Reservation (The Lament of the Cherokee Indian)," and "Abilene." Member, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. From the description of Oral history interview with John D. Loudermilk; 1976 January 30; interview conducted by Patricia A. Hall. 1976 Jan. 30. (Country Music Foundation, Library &am...

Louvin, Ira, 1924-1965

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Orbison, Roy

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Louvin, Charlie, 1927-2011

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Country music performer. Born July 7, 1927. Career most active late 1940s-1960s. Real name: Charlie Elzer Loudermilk. With his brother Ira formed the Louvin Brothers, one of the most influential harmony duos in the history of country music. Member, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame. From the description of Oral history interview with Charlie Louvin; 1986 December 5; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. 1986 Dec. 5. (Country Music Foundation, Lib...

Payne, L. M.

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Bonham-Carter, Helena 1966-....

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Elliott Carter's wife. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Waccabuc, N.Y., 24 August [1978], to Francis S. Mason, 1978 Aug. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564156 ...

Carson, Martha C.

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Gibson, Donald, 1945-

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Bryant, Felice

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Bryant, Boudleaux

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Songwriter. Born February 13, 1920. Died June 25, 1987. With his wife Felice (Born August 7, 1925; Died April 22, 2003) wrote some of the most popular songs ever recorded in Nashville. Best remembered as the writers of many of the Everly Brothers' biggest hits, including "Bye, Bye Love," "Wake Up Little Susie," and "All I Have To Do Is Dream." Other hits they wrote include "How's the World Treating You," "Let's Think About Living," and "Rocky Top." Member, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Mem...

Acuff-Rose Publications

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