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Fork Mountain Baptist Church Collection

 Collection — other: 1 cassette tape in Box 1
Identifier: 500-AppMs 183

Scope and Contents

The 60 minute cassette recording is a compilation of excerpts from a local, gospel radio broadcast. Burleson recorded the broadcasts over several Sundays. The particular program and gospel performers are not identified on the recording. The program was likely broadcast from Elizabethton or Carter County vicinity and featured performers from the Fork Mountain Baptist Church in Tiger Valley. Gospel songs are interspersed with commentary and lists of individuals requesting prayer. The musical performances feature male solo and male and female duets accompanied by guitar and mandolin. Some songs are repeated.


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Conditions Governing Use

Since the songs were collected from radio broadcasts, the recordings may not be duplicated in accordance with U.S. Copyright Law.


1.00 Sound recordings

1.00 Sound recordings


The collection is a two-sided, 60-minute cassette audio recording. Song titles are listed for each side in the order of performance.

Method of Acquisition

Ernest Harold Burleson donated the tape to the Archives of Appalachia on July 22, 1983. Burleson recorded the songs on the tape from radio broadcasts over a number of Sundays.

Processing Information

Marie Tedesco completed processing and the tape was made available for research in May 1987. In April 2000, Norma Myers revised the finding aid to the collection.
Marie Tedesco and Norma Myers
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA