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Tom Ewing Collection of Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys Recordings

Identifier: AppMs-0896

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of audio and video recordings made during Tom Ewing's ten years as one of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys. Most of the cassettes were recorded from radio shows with some audience recordings of live shows in Ohio. The compact discs were recorded by fans at live appearances and from the radio. The video consists of segments broadcast by The Nashville Network (TNN).


  • 1986 - 1996

Conditions Governing Access

Access copies to this audiovisual material are created on demand. Please allow extra time for digitization if you request any of these materials.

Conditions Governing Use

The recordings may be duplicated for research use only. Permission to duplicate or broadcast for commercial purposes must be secured from all relevant copyright holders. The archives does not have contact information for the copyright holders.


14 moving images (14 VHS videocassettes)

43 sound recordings (34 audiocassette tapes; 9 compact discs)

Language of Materials



The recordings are listed by format, then in chronological order based on a list provided by Tom Ewing.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Tom Ewing in April 2023, accession 2023-026.

Processing Information

Tom Ewing provided lists of dates, locations and band configurations; Jen Bingham used these lists to create the finding aid in June 2023.


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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

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