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Country musicians -- Kentucky.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 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

Curley Collins Collection

 Collection — 1
Identifier: BCA 0119 SAA 119
Abstract Ruel Culbertson (Curley) Collins (1915-1986) played the fiddle, guitar, and banjo in country and western bands of the 1930s-1980s. Born near the Boyd County seat town of Catlettsburg in northeastern Kentucky, Curley Collins grew up hearing the music of his father, Neal, on banjo and his mother, Maggie, on the pump organ at church. He also was listening to country music on records, nearby radio stations, and major network programs such as the National Barn Dance and the Grand Ole Opry. He...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1928-2002

William Sears Home and Field Recordings Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0130 SAA 130
Scope and Contents This collection consists of (1) video and audio home recordings, (2) radio programs 1950s - 1970s, and (3) video field recordings, 2008, documenting a wide range of singers and instrumentalist from Whitley, Knox, and McCreary counties, Kentucky and just over the border in Tennessee. Especially notable are performances by fiddlers Claude Harmon and Marion Pridemore, and numerous other local musicians on the Country Music Express radio programs. ...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1950-2008