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Fiddle tunes

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Elizabeth Barnicle and Tillman Cadle Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-347
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection is 567 field recordings, most on lacquer discs, made by Mary Elizabeth Barnicle and Tillman Cadle of music, stories, and speech in New York City, Florida, Georgia, the Bahamas, Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee during collecting trips between 1935 and 1950. The recordings document both African-American and Anglo-American folk culture.Supporting materials include a 1989 interview with Tillman Cadle, tape logs, photographs, song lyrics and the disc...
Dates: 1935 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1950

Thomas G. Burton-Ambrose N. Manning Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-25
Scope and Contents The collection resulted from Dr. Burton’s and Mr. Manning’s interests in Appalachian folklore and related teaching, research, and service activities. A central component of the collection consists of reel-to-reel audio recordings, dub sheets, transcripts, and indices created as part of the professors' efforts to gather ballads, instrumental music, stories, superstitions and beliefs, folk remedies, and accounts of everyday life from individuals in Western North Carolina and East Tennessee. ...
Dates: 1899 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1971

Bernard Rousseau Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-469
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....
Dates: 1957-1988 and undated

Southern Songbirds: The Women of Early Country and Old-Time Music

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1; Series Series 2
Identifier: AppMs-387
Scope and Contents "Southern Songbirds: The Women of Early Country and Old-Time Music" was a 13-part radio series developed in the late 1980s by Rachel Anne Goodman, at the time an employee of Appalshop in Whitesburg, Kentucky. The series focused on women who were important to the development of country and old-time music and aired on public radio stations in 1990 and consists of interviews by Rachel Anne Goodman and segments of the artists’ music.There are also typed transcripts to tape 5 (Jean...
Dates: 1989-1990

WCYB Radio Tapes

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-356
Scope and Contents

The WCYB Radio Tapes include country music performed on the WCYB programs "Farm and Fun Time" and the "Thrift Supply Company Show," 1947-49. The featured group on six of the tapes, the Tennessee Hilltoppers, played country music which featured electric guitar, fiddle, mandolin, bass, and vocals. One of the tapes contains WOPI Radio (Bristol, Tennessee) transcriptions. Included on this tape is a segment of the "Tennessee Ernie Ford Show."

Dates: 1947-1949

William L. and Gowan Merson Smith Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 639
Arrangement

The collection is arranged into six series. Series 1, William Gowen Smith, 1957-1976 and undated, tapes 1-9; Series 2, Performances, 1962-1976 and undated, tapes 10-58; Series 3 Compliations, 1960-1975 and undated, tapes 59-76; Series 4, Commercial, 1965-1975, tapes 77-83 and Series 5, Printed Documentation. Series 6 contains reproductions made by archives staff for preservation.

Dates: 1957-1976 and undated