Jack Bernhardt papers, 1943-1993.


Jack Bernhardt papers, 1943-1993.

Materials on contemporary country artists; the Jerry and Tammy Sullivan Bluegrass Gospel Project; old-time music and musicians; and Uncle Joe Johnson, radio personality at WPAQ in Mount Airy, N.C. The contemporary country artists materials are interviews conducted by Bernhardt with many of America's leading country music stars. The Jerry and Tammy Sullivan Bluegrass Gospel Project materials include interviews with Jerry Sullivan, Tammy Sullivan, and other members of the Sullivan family and field recordings of performances by the group in small churches in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. Background information on the Sullivan family, photographs of performances, and concert posters are also included. Old-time music and musicians materials consist of interviews with and performances by many notable old-time musicians and scholars, some from the Galax, Va., and Mount Airy, N.C., areas. Musical performances were recorded in both informal home settings and at workshops, fiddling conventions, and competitions. Uncle Joe Johnson materials include a magazine article written by Bernhardt for Bluegrass Unlimited about Mount Airy, N.C., radio station WPAQ and a number of photographs of WPAQ radio personality Uncle Joe Johnson and others. Musicians and others significant in the collection appear as access points in this record.

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