Bonnie Lou and Buster Moore Collection, 1969-1982 | Archives of Appalachia
ID: 500/Acc 606
Arrangement: All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Extent: 19.0 linear feet
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Scope and Contents: The collection contains video recordings of the 'Bonnie Lou and Buster Show' taped at WATE-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee. The show featured the husband and wife duo and their band performing country music and comedy routines, as well as quest performers. Two notebooks have handwritten catalogs of the television shows identifying songs, guest performers, and costumes worn. A sound recording has an interview with Bonnie Lou Moore and her brother Lloyd Bell. The collection also includes publicity photographs relating to Bonnie Lou and Buster Moore's variety show "Smoky Mountain Hayride Show," aired by WATE-TV. In addition, there are 5 audio recordings [DVDs] of the Jim Walter Jamboree with the Stanley Brothers.