Bernard Rousseau is a collector of country and bluegrass music, as well as a sound engineer who had a recording studio in Kingston, Tennessee, ca. 1960-85. Rousseau recorded live performances of musicians at bluegrass and country music festivals, fiddlers’ conventions, and music clubs and lounges.
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Scope and Contents The Bernard Rousseau Collection contains 187 open reel audiotapes of performances at fiddlers’ conventions, bluegrass festivals, music clubs, and studio sessions, 1957-84; as well as radio broadcasts of bluegrass and country music, 1983-88. The collection also contains two manuscript boxes of printed materials, which focus on the conventions and festivals. Included in the two boxes are tape logs, performer lists, and publicity photos, along with convention and festival programs....