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Country music. -- Kentucky

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Asa Martin Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0115 SAA 115
Abstract Asa Martin was born 1900 in Clark County, Kentucky where he grew up hearing music at home and at various traveling shows. He tried his hand as an entertainer, first singing on small vaudeville shows and eventually on commercial recordings and radio with Madison County, Kentucky fiddler, Doc Roberts.On their recordings for Gennett and other labels, he played guitar with Roberts and performed a varied repertoire of songs that included parodies, traditional ballads, and current...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1920-1979

Doc Hopkins Audio Recordings Reference Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0266
Abstract Doctor Howard Hopkins was a popular performer on mid- western radio in the 1930s and 1940s. Born January 26, 1900, in Harlan County, Kentucky, Hopkins began playing banjo during his boyhood on an instrument his father crafted for him. The Hopkins family moved to Rockcastle County, where Doc’s neighbors included his future radio colleagues John Lair, Karl Davis, and Harty Taylor. In 1930 Lair invited his schoolmates to Chicago, and Hopkins named the new band the Cumberland Ridge...
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 05/06/2017