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J E M F QUARTERLY A U T U M N 1976

CONTENTS Letters Mellie Dunham: "Maine's Champion Fiddler," Sun Records: An I n s i d e r ' s View, Who I s Bradley Kincaid? by Loyal Jones by Archie Green Compiled and Annotated by 158 165 166

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by Paul F. Wells

by Barbara Sims 138 147

Commercial Music Graphics 138: Chulas Fronteras, Joan Baez: A Bibliography, Michael Mendelson "Sons of Pioneers Day" Fete Brings JEMF $1000 by Wendy Caesar

A Bibliography o f Fiddling i n North h r i c a ( P a r t 5 ) ,

Book Reviews: A T e x a s - - x i c a n C a n c i o n e r o , P o l k s o n g s o f the Laver B o r d e r , by Americo Paredes (Reviewed by P h i l i p Sonnichsen); W G r e a t Jlmerican P o p u l a r Singers, by Henry P l e a s a n t s (Norm Cohen) Bibliographic Notes Record Reviews

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Members of t h e Friends o f t h e JEMF r e c e i v e t h e JEMF Q u a r t e r l y as p a r t o f t h e i r $8.50 ( o r more) annual membership dues. Individual s u b s c r i p t i o n s a r e $8.50 p e r y e a r f o r t h e c u r r e n t y e a r ; L i b r a r y s u b s c r i p t i o n r a t e s a r e $10.00 p e r year. Back i s s u e s of Volumes 6-11 (Numbers 17 through 40) a r e a v a i l a b l e a t $2.00 p e r copy. (Xerographic and microform copies of JEHFQ a r e a v a i l a b l e from University Microfilms, Ann Arbor, Mich .) The JEMF Q u a r t e r l y i s e d i t e d by Norm Cohen. Manuscripts t h a t f a l l w i t h i n t h e a r e a o f t h e JEMF1s a c t i v i t i e s and goals ( s e e i n s i d e f r o n t cover) a r e i n v i t e d , b u t should be accompanied by an addressed, stamped r e t u r n envelope. A l l manuscripts, books and records f o r review, and o t h e r communications should be addressed t o : Editor, JEW, John Edwards Memorial Foundation, a t t h e Folklore & Mythology Center, University o f C a l i f o r n i a , Los Angeles, CA., 90024.

A B I B L I O G R A P H Y O F F I D D L I N G IN N O R T H A M E R I C A Compiled and Annotated by Michael Mendelson

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[For d i s c u s s i o n o f t h e format o f t h i s b i b l i o g r a p h y , s e e i n t r o d u c t i o n t o P a r t I i n JEMFQ #38 (summer 1 9 7 5 ) . ]

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ALDEN, RAY. +*"Music From Round Peak" OTM 19 (Winter 1975/76) 8-16. Overview o f t h e m u s i c from t h e N o r t h Carol i n a r e g i o n t h a t produced t h e J a r r e l l s , DaCosta W o l t z , Fred Cockerham, and o t h e r s . ALLEN, N. H. +"Old Time Music and Musicians" Connecticut Q u a r t e r l y o f fiddle-makers, f i d d l e r s , t u n e s , dancing masters.

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Mention

+"American Dance Bibliography t o 1820." 217-220.

ARRAL, HERB.

Proceedings -- American A n t i q u a r i a n S o c i e t y 59 p a r t 2 (19 Oct. 1949) of the

"Wareham's Haunted V i o l i n " Yankee 30, no. 11 (Nov. 1966) 118-119, 188. Old Time Music G a z e t t e 1, no. 2 (Aug., 1975) 11.

Tune

BOARDMAN, GREG. +"'Le Reel de S t . Anne' & 'Up t h e River"' transcriptions.

+*"Bob Wills'' OTM 17 (Summer 1975) 4. BENNETT, LARRY. BENTON, MAJOR.

Short obituary w i t h photos. Account o f 1 1 t h Annual

+"Fiddle Music i n Vermont" Northern Junket 11, no. 5 (May 1973) 6-13. +"Heyday f o r Mellie" Yankee 37, no. 2 (Feb. 1973) 117-123, 170-171.

short obituary w i t h photos.

Old Time F i d d l e r s c o n t e s t i n C r a f t s b u r y Common, Vermont. Maine f i d d l e r , Mellie Dunham

+*"Clark Kessinger" OTM 17 (Summer 1975) 5.

COGSWELL, ROBERT. +*"' W Made Our Name I n t h e Days o f Radio': A Look A t t h e C a r e e r o f Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper" e JEMFQ -- 11 p a r t 2, no. 38 (Summer 1975) 67-79, 88-94. A n n o t a t e d i n t e r v i e w w i t h t h i s p o p u l a r r e c o r d i n g team.

COHEN, MIKE & DIANE. Morrell

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+"Report From Lubec, P a r t 1" Old Time Music G a z e t t e (Aug. 1975) 12,

Maine f i d d l e r J e r r y MorreU

COHEN, NORM. +*"Notes On Some Old Time Musicians From P r i n c e t o n , West V i r g i n i a " JEMFQ 8 p a r t 2, no. 26 (Summer 1972) 94-104. I n c l u d i n g B e r n i c e " S I " Coleman, Fred P e n d l e t o n , J o e G o r e , and Richard Harold, a l l o f

whom r e c o r d e d d u r i n g t h e l a t e 1 9 2 0 s - e a r l y 1 9 3 0 s .

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Discography.

+ * " F i d d l i n ' S i d Harkreader" JEMFQ 8 p a r t 4, no. 28 (Winter 1972) 189-193.

photographs. fiddler.

Biography-discography w i t h Harkreader r e c o r d e d from t h e 1 9 2 0 s o n w i t h v a r i o u s groups i n c l u d i n g U n c l e Dave Macon. Tennessee

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+ * " F i d d l i n l John Carson: A A p p r e c i a t i o n and a Discography" JEMFQ 10 p a r t 4, no. 36 (Winter 1974) n

With photos, b i b l i o g r a p h y , a n a l y t i c i n d e x t o discography.

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w i t h many p h o t o s o f e a r l y r e c o r d i n g Georgia f i d d l e r .

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+*"Clayton McMichen: H i s L i f e and Music"

JEMFQ 11 p a r t 3, no. 39 (Summer 1975) 117-124.

Biography

COLE, ARTHUR C. +"The P u r i t a n and F a i r T e r p s i c o r e " 3-34. Dance and dance m u s i c i n e a r l y America.

1801 E . 2 6 t h S t . , B r o o k l y n , N . Y . 11229.

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The M i s s i s s i p p i

V a l l e y H i s t o r i c a l Review 29, no. 1 (June 1942)

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R e p r i n t e d i n pamphlet form b y Dance H o r i z o n s , I n c .

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COLTMAN, BOB. +*"Look Out! Here He Comes: F i d d l i n ' John Carson. (Summer 1973) 16-21. Review o f C a r s o n ' s r e c o r d i n g c a r e e r .

Une Of a Kind, and Twice As F e i s t y t '

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+ * " H a b i t a n t b i l l y : French-Canadian Old Time Music" OTM 11 (Winter 1973/74) 9-13; 12 (Spring 1974) O v e r v i e w o f t h e t r a d i t i o n , w i t h s p e c i a l m e n t i o n o f f i d d l e r s I s i d o r e Soucy & J . 0. La M a d e l e i n e .

DAVIS, STEPHEN F. AND ROBERT E . NOBLEY.

+*"Norman Edmonds, Mountain F i d d l e r f ' OM 9 (Summer 1973) 22-23. S h o r t b i o g r a p h y - d i s c o g r a p h y o f f i d d l e r who r e c o r d e d i n 1927 and i n r e c e n t t i m e s . R e p r i n t e d a l s o i n D e v i l ' s Box, n o . 1 5 (20 dug. 1 9 7 1 ) 5-6, and a s l i n e r n o t e s t o T r a i n o n t h e I s l a n d : T r a d i t i o n a l B l u e Ridge Mountain F i d d l i n g ( D a v i s U n l i m i t e d DU-33002).

DAVIS, STEPHEN F. AND KEITH TITTERINGTON. +*"'Sleepyf Johnson: Western Swing Pioneer" 8-11. T a p e s c r i p t o f i n t e r v i e w 1969 i n P o r t W o r t h , T e x a s . +*"The Death o f Harry Choates"

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R e p r i n t o f 3 a r t i c l e s on t h e d e a t h o f C h o a t e s from t h e Review o f c u r r e n t o l d -

America o f J u l y 1951.

DERYKE, DELORES.

+*"Letters t o the Editor"

JEMFQ 5 p a r t 4, no. 16 (Winter 1969) 121-124.

time fiddling scene.

DUNKLEBERGER, A. C.

+*King o f Country Music: The L i f e S t o r y o f Roy Acuff. +*"An I n t e r v i e w With Denmon Lewis"

N a s h v i l l e : Williams P r i n t i n g Co. 1971.

Texas f i d d l e r

FAUROT, CHARLES H. FENTON, MIKE.

JEMFQ 6 p a r t 1, no. 17 (Spring 1970) 17-18.

Photos o f t h e convention.

who r e c o r d e d i n t h e l a t e 1 9 2 0 s .

+*"Impressions o f Galax"

O M 18 (Autumn 1975) 5. T

FERRIS, BILL AND J U D Y PEISER. +*American F o l k l o r e Films and Videotapes: A Index. n Southern F o l k l o r e , 1976. I n c l u d e s some o f f i d d l i n g .

Memphis, Tenn.: C e n t e r f o r

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FRANKLIN, REBECCA. +*"Fiddlin' John's Been A t I t For 71 Years" Atlanta Journal (5 June 1949) [ = r e p r i n t e d i n Time --- Music 1 (Summer 1971) 20 under t h e t i t l e l'Fiddlin1 John Carson: The Last Interview?"] +*"From t h e Archives: 'The Arkansas Traveler"' JEMFQ 6 p a r t 2, no. 18 (Summer 1970) 51-57. p r i n t i n g o f H . C. Mercer's "On t h e T r a c k o f t h e Arkansas T r a v e l e r " ( C e n t u r y Magazine 707)

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Discography. Re5 (March 1 8 9 6 )

GIBBS, GILES. J R . +His Book For t h e F i f e : Ellington, Connecticut, Hartford, Conn: The Connecticut H i s t o r i c a l Society 1974. E d i t e d from t h e o r i g i n a l b y Kate v a n W i n k l e K e l l e r . Tune c o l l e c t i o n .

GREEN, ARCHIE. +*"Commercial Music Graphics: Two" JEMFQ/N 3 p a r t 1, no. 7 (Sept. 1967) 15-17. c a t a l o g r e p r i n t o f F i d d l i n ' John Carson and Henry W h i t t e r . Short discussion, Background,

DJC

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+*"Commercial Music Graphics: Five1' JEMFQ/N 4 p a r t 2, no. 10 (June 1968) 39-44. d i s c o g r a p h y , and g r a p h i c s c o n c e r n i n g "Uncle Am" S t u a r t . +*"Commercial Graphics: Nineteen" cording information, graphics, photos.

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JEMFQ 7 p a r t 4, no. 24 (Winter 1971) 171-175.

R o b e r t s re-

GREEN, ARCHIE and NORM COHEN. +*"Tapescript: An Interview with Doc Roberts1' JEMFQ 7 p a r t 3, no. 23 (Autumn 1 9 7 9 99- 104. Kentucky f i d d l e r who r e c o r d e d from t h e mid-1920s o n . Discography.

GREEN, ARCHIE and ED KAHN. +*IfTapescripts: Interview with Rose Lee Carson (Moonshine Kate)" JEMFQ/N 2 p a r t 1, (Nov. 1966) 6-11. I n t e r v i e w o f h e r own and h e r d a d ' s ( F i d d l i n ' John C a r s o n ) m u s i c a l c a r e e r .

GRIFFIS, KEN. +*"The Harold Hensley Story" JEMFQ 6 p a r t 4, no. 20 (Winter 1970) 146-151. o f V i r g i n i a born, C a l i f o r n i a - b a s e d f i d d l e r . +*"The Hugh F a r r Story" JEMFQ 7 p a r t 2, no. 22 (Summer 1971) 68-71. o f t h e f i d d l e r f o r t h e Sons o f t h e Pioneers. +*"The J e s s e Ashlock Story" Biography-discography , p h o t o s .

Biography-discography

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Short biography w i t h photos Western swing f i d d l e r . S h o r t a n a l y s i s and

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JEMFQ 8 p a r t 3, no. 27 (Autumn 1972) 121-127.

.MANSEN, BARRET E.

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+*"The American Country Dance" JEMFQ 5 p a r t 1, no. 13 (Spring 1969) 4-6. p e r s p e c t i v e on t h e w a l t z i n e a r l y w u n t r y m u s i c .

HARKREADER, SIDNEY J. +*Fiddlinl S i d l s Memoirs: - Autobiography o f Sidney J . Harkreader. Los Angeles: John The Edwards Memorial Foundation. 1976. F i d d l e r w i t h u n c l e Dave Macon and o t h e r e a r l y r e c o r d i n g m u s i c i a n s . HATCHER. DANNY R. +*"Bob Wills: Discography of t h e Columbia Years. 1935-1947'' 1973) 114-134.

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HEALY, BOB. +*"Shelly Lee Alley: A Discography" JEMFQ 9 p a r t 1, no. 29 (Spring 1973) 33-34. w c a l i s t / w e s t e r n s w i n g m u s i c i a n who r e c o r d e d from t h e e a r l y 1 9 3 0 s o n .

HILL, F E LINCOLN. +"Folk Music and Dancing i n Maine1' from Music and Dance i n t h e New England S t a t e s (ed. Sigmund RD Spaeth), Nw York: Bureau o f Musical Research, 1953, pp. 101-104. Mention o f f i d d l e r s , contests. e HOEPTNER, F E and BOB PINSON. +*"Clayton McMichen Talking" RD 3 - (Winter 1971/72) 14-15. 19; 4 (Spring 1972) 19-20, 30. JUNNER, JOHN. +"Scott Skinner: The Strathspey King." v i o l i n i s t and composer.

A ( S u e r 1971) 8-10; 2 (Autumn 1971) 13-15; I n t e r v i e w c o n d u c t e d 7 J u l y 1959.

74 (1960)

92-97.

Biography o f S c o t t i s h

The Scots Magazine

KERR, JANET.

+*"Lonnie Austin/Norman Woodlief" O'M 17 (Summer 1975) 7-10. Two alumni o f t h e N o r t h C a r o l i n a Ramblers. I n c l u d e d a r e e x c e r p t s from A u s t i n ' s 1928/29 d i a r y w h i l e o n t h e road w i t h "H: M . Barnes' B l u e R i d g e Ramblers". LEADBITTER. MIKE. +*"Harry Choates, Cajun Fiddle Ace" o f t h e f i d d l e r who made " J o l e Blon" a n a t i o n a l h i t .

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+*"Gray Craig"

OM 12 (Spring 1974) 5. T

O b i t u a r y f o r the f i d d l e r w i t h t h e New N o r t h C a r o l i n a Ramblers.

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S h o r t biography-discography

LEIVERS, G O G KENNETH. +*Structure ERE Function Old-Time F i d d l e r s 1 Association. f o r M.A. degree i n Anthropology. C a l i f . S t a t e University, Chico, 1974.

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Unpublished t h e s i s 7.

LITTLETON-TAYLOR, DAVID. +*I1Fayette F i d d l e r Finishes F i r s t " Old Time Music Gazette 1, no. 2 (Aug. 1975) S h o r t a c c o u n t o f Bowdoinham, Maine Fourth o f J u l y c o n t e s t . +*"Ivie Mann From O r i n g t o n , Maine. MACKINTOSH, ANDREW.

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Violin Maker"

Old Time Music Gazette 1, no. 2 (Aug. 1975) 14-15.

(1908-1911). Inverness:

+"The History of Strathspeys and Reels" Transactions of t h e Gaelic Society of Inverness 27 The Gaelic S o c i e t y of Inverness. 1915, pp. 275-290. paper d e l i v e r e d 1 5 Dec. 1910.

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*"'Materials Toward A Study of Early Country'Music on Radio: Nashville" JEMFQ/N 4 p a r t 3, no. 11 (Sept. 1968) 17 Jan. 109-113. S e r i e s o f a r t i c l e s and announcements t a k e n from The N a s h v i l l e T e n n e s s e a n ( 1 8 O c t . 1925 1 9 2 6 ) ; t h e f i r s t three m t h s o f c o u n t r y m u s i c on N a s h v i l l e r a d i o stations WDAD and WSM. I n c l u d e d i s an account o f a r a d i o f i d d l i n g c o n t e s t , w i t h w i m e r determined b y audience response. A l s o , a s h o r t a r t i c l e o f U n c l e Jimny Tbompson. **"Materials Toward a Study o f Early Country Music on Radio, 2: Dallas. Texas" JEMFQ/N 4 p a r t 4, no. 12 (Dec. 1968) 131-133. From T h e D a l l a s Morning ( 9 Rov. 1922 1 3 Mar. 1 9 2 3 ) . a r t i c l e s m e n t i o n i n g p e r f o r m e r s o n r a d i o s t a t i o n WFAA who l a t e r r e c o r d e d . S h o r t a r t i c l e on f i d d l e r Col W i l l i a m Hopkins o f Kansas C i t y .

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+*"Materials Toward a Study of Early Country Music on Radio, 4: Dallas, Texas." JEMFQ 5 p a r t 2, no. 14 (Summer 1969) 61-62. S e r i e s o f a r t i c l e s and announcements t a k e n from t h e D a l l a s Morning News b e t w e e n

A p r i l and O c t o b e r 1923. Some m e n t i o n o f f i d d l e r s .

MENDELSON, MICHAEL. +*"A Bibliography of Fiddling i n North America, P a r t 1" JEMFQ 11 p a r t 2, no. 38 C o n t i n u i n g series. A n n o t a t e d l i s t i n g o f b o o k s , a r t i c l e s , r e c o r d n o t e s , etc. (Summer 1975) 104-111 having t o do w i t h a l l t y p e s o f fiddling.

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MERCER, H. C . "On t h e Track of t h e Arkansas Traveler'' o f M u s i c / S k i t w i t h t e x t and p i c t u r e s .

Century Magazine

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5 (Mar. 1896) 707.

History

MILLER, KEN.

+*"Fiddle Set-Up,"

Old Time Music Gazette 1, no. 2 (Aug. 1975) 13.

Short a r t i c l e o f v i o l i n

maintainence.

+*"More From t h e Archives: '3,000 Hear K i t t r e l l Fiddle L i f t Rutherford County Championship'" JEMFQ 5 p a r t 3, no. 15 (Autumn 1969) 91. R e p r i n t e d from t h e N a s h v i l l e T e n n e s s e a n 1 7 J a n . 1 9 2 6 . W i n n e r was Macey Todd

o f K i t t r e l , Rutherford County.

NELSON, DONALD LEE.

+*"John V. Walker: C o r b i n l s Finest"

JEMFQ 8 p a r t 3, no. 27 (Autumn 1972) 133-139.

B i o g r a p h y - d i s c o g r a p h y o f K e n t u c k y f i d d l e r who r e c o r d e d e a r l y 1 9 3 0 s w i t h " A l e x Hood and H i s R a i l r o a d Boys" & " W a l k e r ' s C o r b i n Ramblers."

+*"OKeh 45303" JEMFQ 8 p a r t 4, no. 28 (Winter 1972) 194-195. S h o r t a c c o u n t o f "Mumford Bean and H i s Itawambians" a M i s s i s s i p p i f i d d l e band t h a t r e c o r d e d i n t h e l a t e 1 9 2 0 s .

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+*"Ridgelfs Fountain C i t i a n s " JEMFQ 9 p a r t 1, no. 29 (Spring 1973) 9. Oklahoma-raised Leroy R. R i d g e 1 r e c o r d e d f o r V o c a l i o n i n t h e l a t e 1 9 2 0 s w h i l e l i v i n g i n T e n n e s s e e .

+*"The West V i r g i n i a Snake Hunters: John and Emery McClungl' JEMFQ 10 p a r t 2, no. 34 (summer 1974) 68-73. F i d d l e band r e c o r d e d l a t e 1 9 2 0 s .

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NEWNES, EMCIE. NuaitY, KUatKT.

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+*"Earl Johnson--Professional Musician''

JEMFQ 10 p a r t 4, no. 36 (Winter 1975) 169-175.

Short account o f a reunion o f t h e Son o f

B i o g r a p h y - d i s c o g r a p h y o f e a r l y r e c o r d e d f i d d l e r from G e o r g i a .

+*"Playboy of t h e Western World1'

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T e x a s P l a y b o y s and a b e n e f i t f o r Bob Wills.

+*"Tapescripts: Interview With Troy Gray"

JEMFQ/N 2 p a r t 2, no. 5 (Feb. 1967) 27-28.

A. Gray, who r e c o r d e d f i d d l e s o l o s f o r OKeh i n t h e mid-1920s. s h o r t a c c o u n t o f WSB Taken from t h e A t l a n t a J o u r n a l 1 0 S e p t . 1922.

+*"Old Time F i d d l e r s , Hard Shoe Dancer and S i n g y s Score1' JEMFQ/N 1 p a r t 3 (June 1966) 35.

S a t u r d a y n i g h t program, m e n t i o n i n g F i d d l i n John Carson.

+*Itold Time F i d d l i n g Making Comeback" +*"Performer P r o f i l e : Leo Murphy"

England f i d d l e r .

Press Democrat

(Santa Rosa, C a l i f . ) "Medley Magazine1' s e c t i o n , pp. 8-9.

K e l l y K i r k s e y , p r e s i d e n t o f F e d e r a t i o n o f Old T i m e F i d d l i n g J u d g e s , p h o t o s .

Old Time Music Gazette

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2 (Aug. 1975) 2.

Q u o t e s o n f i d d l i n g from o l d New Fiddler with

PINSON, BOB.

+*"Tapescripts: Interview with B i l l Helms" JEMFQ/N 3 p a r t 2, no. 8 (Dec. 1967) 54-58. t h e Upson C o u n t y Band and t h e Hometown B o y s , l a t e 1 9 2 0 s e a r l y 1 9 3 0 s . From Thomaston, Ga.

P i c k e n s C o u n t y , dlabama m u s i c i a n s who r e c o r d e d i n t h e 1920s-30s.

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+*"Tapescripts: Interview with t h e S t r i p l i n g Brothers1' JEMFQ/N 4 p a r t 1, no. 9 (Mar. 1968) 15-22.

Discography.

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+*"The Musical Brownies"

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W e s t e r n s w i n g band o f t h e 1 9 3 0 s .

+*"Musical Brownies Discography1'

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PORTER, W. S. & M. and A . B. HEFFER. RATTRAY, BILL and JACK CARTWRIGIIT. RIDDLE, MARGARET. ROBERSON, DON.

+The Apted Book of Country Dances Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons, Ltd., " 2 4 c o u n t r y d a n c e t u n e s from t h e l a s t y e a r s o f t h e e i g h t e e n t h c e n t u r y w i t h t u n e s and i n s t r u c t i o n s . " +*"The Cartwright Brothers' Story"

Discography.

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E a r l y re-

c o r d i n g t e a m o f f i d d l e and g u i t a r .

+*IfBert Layne: A S k i l l e t - L i c k e r l s Memoirs''

OTM 14 (Autumn 1974) 5-9;

1 (Winter 5

1974/75) 22.

I n t e r v i e w w i t h one o f t h e f i d d l e r s w i t h t h e S k i l l e t - L i c k e r s .

+*"Uncle Bunt Stephens: Champion Fiddler"

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Short biography w i t h photos

o f t h e T e n n e s s e e f i d d l e r who was Henry F o r d ' s f i r s t "World Champion F i d d l e r .

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+*"Roberts-Martin-Roberts Discography'' JEMFQ 7 p a r t 3, no. 23 (Autumn 1971) 103-104; 1p a r t 4, no. 24 (Winter 1971) 158-162; 5 p a r t 1, no. 25 (Spring 1972) 15-17; 8 p a r t 2, no. 26 (Summer 1972) 73-76; 8 p a r t 3, no. 27

(Autumn 1972) 132. RORRER, KINNEY. +*"Back Track: The Four Virginians"

O'IM 14 (Autumn 1974) 18.

Short biography-discography o f V i r g i n i a f i d d l e band.

ROSENBERG, NEIL V. +*"'Folkf and 'Country' Music i n t h e Canadian Maritimes: A Regional Model" (Summer 1974) 76-83. Mention o f f i d d l e r , Don Messer.

JCMZ,

no. 2

Short

ROUNDER COLLECTIVE. +*"The L i f e o f Blind Alfred Reed" JEMFQ 7 p a r t 3, no. 23 (Autumn 1971) 113-115. b i o g r a p h y o f West V i r g i n i a / V i r g i n i a f i d d l e r , s i n g e r , song-wri t e r .

Same a s n o t e s t o Rounder LP 0004.

.

+*"Conversation With Clark Kessinger"

3

(Winter 1971/72) 4-8.

Extensive interview.

RUSSELL, TONY.

+*"Georgia Stringbands: A Brief Survey"

s

4

(Spring 1972) 4-8.

Overview o f e a r l y recorded

stringbands.

MAIN ENTRIES - 22 +*"The Roane County Ramblers" z 8 (Spring 1973) 8. T e n n e s s e e f i d d l e band r e c o r d e d i n the l a t e 1 9 2 0 s .

. .

+*"The South Georgia H i g h b a l l e r s "

1 (Winter

1972/73) 20.

S h o r t discography.

Short biography-discography o f East

+*"Magnolia Blossoms: M i s s i s s i p p i S t r i n g b a n d Music o f t h e 20s/30s" S h o r t o v e r v i e w o f the m u s i c a l scene.

. fl 8 ( S p r i n g 1973) 14. . +*"The Feeny S t o r y " 8 ( S p r i n g 1973) 15-19. S t o r y o f " F e e n y ' s B a r n Dance Band" who rec o r d e d i n the 1 9 3 0 s . . + * " M i s s i s s i p p i S t r i n g b a n d s 2: The N a t i o n s Brothers" OTM 10 (Autumn 1973) 12-24. F i d d l e band

.

recorded 1935.

+*"Fine Times A t Our House" OTM 12 (Spring 1974) 6-8. R e v i e w e s s a y on T h e Hamnons F a m i l y : A S t u d y o f a West V i r g i n i a F a m i l y ' s T r a d i t i o n s ( L i b r a r y o f C o n g r e s s AFS L65-L66) and S h a k i n e Down the A c o r n s : T r a d i t i o n a l M u s i c and S t o r i e s From P o c a h o n t a s G r e e n b r i a r C o u n t i e s , West V i r g i n i a ( R o u n d e r LP 0 0 1 8 )

.

the b a n d .

Barnes ' Blue Ridge Ramblersrq -- (Summer 1975) 11. OTM 1 7

Short history/discography o f o f s t r i n g band m u s i c i a n

+*"Alias Walter Smith" OTM 17 (Summer 1975) 12-17. who worked w i t h many f i d d l e r s , l a t e 1 9 2 0 s / e a r l y 1 9 3 0 s .

.

Biography-discography

SANDBERG, LARRY and DICK WEISSMAN. +*The Folk Music Sourcebook. New York: A l f r e d A. Knopf, 1976. E x t e n s i v e b i b l i o g r a p h y , d i s c o g r a p h y , l i s t i n g o f r e c o r d c o m p a n i e s , a r c h i v e s , libzaries, etc., p l u s a r t i c l e s on i n s t r u m e n t s , m u s i c a l s t y l e s , e t c . I n c l u d e s A n g l o , I n d i a n , C h i c a n o , etc., m u s i c . SEEGER, MIKE. +*"'Hutcht: Sherman Lawson Interview" OTM 11 (Winter 1973/74) 7-8. f i d d l e r who r e c o r d e d w i t h Frank H u t c h i s o n , 1 9 2 8 .

Lawson was a West V i r g i n i a OTM 5

SMITH, WILLIAM R. +*"Hell Among t h e Y e a r l i n g s : Some Notes on Cowboy Songs, F i d d l e Tunes and F i d d l e r s " (Summer 1972) 16-19.

+*"Some Q u e s t i o n s - Answered By Two Maine F i d d l i n g Champions."Old Time Music G a z e t t e 1, no. 2 (Aug. 1975) 5. Q u e s t i o n s and a n o w c r s w i t h f i d d l e r s G r e y Boardman and ~ l a i n e m t s i k . P SONNECK, OSCAR GEORGE TlEODORE. +*A Bibliography o f E a r l y S e c u l a r American Music ( 1 8 t h Century) L i b r a r y o f Congress: Music D i v i s i o n , 1945. E n l a r g e d and r e v i s e d b y W i l l i a m T r e a t U p t o n l i s t i n g o f b o o k s , sheet m u s i c , etc., w i t h f i d d l e m u s i c . SPIELMAN, EARL V. + * I n t e r v i e w -With Louis Riendeau. Unpublished m a n j s c r i p t on d e p o s i t a t John Edwards Memorial Foundation, U n i v e r s i t y o f C a l i f . , Los Angeles, 1969. New Hampshire f i d d l e r . STARR, LINTON K. +*"Georgia's Unwritten Airs Played By Old ' F i d d l e r s ' f o r A t l a n t a P r i z e s . " no. 20 (21 Mar. 1914). A c c o u n t o f A t l a n t a F i d d l e r ' s contest. +*"Step S t o n e s : The Ashvi 1l e Broadways" J . D. H a r r i s and O s e y H e l t o n . O M 14 (Autumn 1974) 22. T Musical America 19,

short discographical discussion o f fiddlers

+*"TVOTFAC 6" OTM 7 (Winter 1972/73) 16-17. C o n t e s t , 1972,

R e p o r t o n the T e n n e s s e e V a l l e y Old Time F i d d l e r ' s d s s o c i a t i o n S h o r t a c c o u n t o f Gordon T a n n e r (son o f

TITUS, HAROLD. +*"Notes and Queries" JCM 3, no. 1 ( S p r i n g 1972) 17-18. G i d T a n n e r ) and the J u n i o r ~ k i l l e t ~ i - k e r s .

W R , BRADLEY. +*"A Hoedown, A Waltz, and Another L i t t l e Tune" Yankee (Oct. 1971) 116-119. A c c o u n t w i t h p h o t o s AD o f N o r t h e a s t R e g i o n a l Old-Time F i d d l e r s ' C o n t e s t and F e s t i v a l h e l d i n M o n t p e l i e r , V e r m o n t . WEST, BARBARA JEAN. + * " l s t Annual Mid-Tennessee Championship F i d d l e r s Convention '74" S h o r t a c c o u n t o f the c o n t e s t . WHITMAN, VIC. +*"Fiddler For Henry Ford" o f Mellie Dunham.

-OTM 1.3

(Summer 1974) 16.

Old Time Music G a z e t t e 1, no. 2 (Aug. 1975) 8-10.

A r t i c l e w i t h photos

WIGGIN, FRANCES TURGEON. + + Composers and T h e i r Music: A B i o g r a p h i c a l D i c t i o n a r y . Rockland, Maine: Maine F e d e r a t i o n o f Music Clubs, 1959. p. 2 9 : F i d d l e r A l a n s o n Mellen ("Mellie") Dunham. WOLFE, CHARLES K. +*"Man o f C o n s t a n t Sorrow: Richard B u r n e t t ' s Story" OTM 9 (Summer 1973) 6-9; 10 (Autumn 1973) 5-11. I n t e r v i e w w i t h the K e n t u c k y f i d d l e r who was p a r t o f the e a r l y r e c o r d i n g t e a m o f B u r n e t t and R u t h e r f o r d . +*"Early Country Music i n Knoxville: The Brunswick S e s s i o n s and t h e End o f a n Era" OTM 12 (Spring 1974) 19-31. A h i s t o r y o f the K n o x v i l l e m u s i c scent and r e c o r d i n g . M e n t i o n o f many f i d d l e r s i n c l u d ~ n gRoy A c u f f . +*"The Tennessee Ramblers: Ramblin' On" --3 (Summer 1974) 5-12. OTM 1 o f a s t r i n g b a n d t h a t r e c o r d e d i n the l a t e 1 9 2 0 s , and who s t i l l p l a y m u s i c t o d a y .

.

.

Short account w i t h photos

.

+*"Making Western Swing: An I n t e r v i e w With J o h n n i e Lee Wills"

O M 1 5 (Winter 1974/75) 11-21. T

Short biography-discography Short

W i t h p h o t o s and p a r t i a l d i s c o g r a p h y .

WOLFE, CHARLES K. and T N RUSSELL. +*"Melvin Robinnette" OTM 19 (Winter 1975/76) 4-7. OY o f f i d d l e r who r e c o r d e d l a t e 1 9 2 0 s w i t h g u i t a r i s t Byrd Moore.

YOUNG, HENRY. +*"Narmour and Smith--A B r i e f Biography1' JEMFQ/N 7 p a r t 1, no. 21 ( S p r i n g 1971) 31-34. biography-discography o f this M i s s i s s i p p i f i d d l e band.

LISTING BY PERIODICAL JEMF -NEWSLETTER

1 p a r t 3 (June 1966) 35

"Old Time F i d d l e r s , Hard Shoe Dancer and Singers Score." Green, Archie & Ed Kahn Nobley, Robert Green, Archie Pinson, Bob Pinson, Bob "Tapescripts: Interview With Rosa Lee Carson Johnson (Moonshine Kate)

2 p a r t 1 (Nov. 1966) 6-11

."

2 p a r t 2, No. 5 (Feb. 1967) 27-28 2 p a r t 3, No. 6 (June 1967) 69 3 p a r t 1, No. 7 (Sept. 1967) 15-17 3 p a r t 2, No. 8 (Dec. 1967) 54-58 4 p a r t 1, No. 9 (Mar. 1968) 15-22 4 p a r t 2, No. 10 (June 1968) 39-44

"Tapescripts: Interview With Troy Gray."

If'

"From t h e Archives: 'Grand Ole Opry.

"Commercial Music Graphics: Two."

"Tapescripts: Interview With B i l l Helms." "Tapescripts: Interview With The S t r i p l i n g Brothers." "Commercial Music Graphics: Five."

Green, Archie

4 p a r t 3, No. 11 (Sept. 1968) 109-113 4 p a r t 4, No. 12 (Dec. 1968) 131-133 JEMF -QUARTERLY 5 p a r t 1, No. 1 3 (Spring 1969) 4-6 27-30 5 p a r t 2, No. 14 (Summer 1969) 61-62 5 p a r t 3. No. 15 (Autumn 1969) 91

"Materials Toward A Study of Early Country Music on Radio: Nashville. " "Materials Toward A Study o f Early Country Music on Radio, 2: Dallas, Texas.

Hansen, Barret E. Meade, Guthrie

"The American Country Waltz."

"From t h e Archives: 1914 A t l a n t a Fiddle Convention."

"Materials Toward A Study o f Early Country Music on Radio, 4: Dallas, Texas." DeKyke, DeLores Faurot, Charles H. Mercer, H. C. G r i f f i s , Ken Young, Henry " L e t t e r s To t h e E d i t o r . " "An Interview With Denmon Lewis."

"More From the Archives."

5 p a r t 4, No. 16 (winter 1969)121-124

6 p a r t 1, No. 17 (Spring 1970) 17-18 6 p a r t 2, No. 18 (Summer 1970) 51-57 7 p a r t 1, No. 21 (Spring 1971) 31-34 6 p a r t 4, No. 20 (Winter 1970) 146-151

"From t h e Archives: 'The Arkansas Traveler."' "The Harold Hensley Story." "Narmour and Smith--A Brief Biography."

7 p a r t 2, No. 22 (Summer 1971) 68-71. G r i f f i s , Ken "The Hugh F a r r Story." 7 p a r t 3, No. 23 (Autumn 1971) 99-104 Green, Archie & Norm Cohen "Tapescript: An Interview With Doc Roberts. " 113-115 The Rounder C o l l e c t i v e "The L i f e o f Blind Alfred Reed." 7 p a r t 4, No. 24 (Winter 1971) 158-162 163- 170 171-175 8 p a r t 1, No. 25 (Spring 1972) 15-17 8 p a r t 2, No. 26 (Summer 1972) 73-76 94-104 "Roberts-Martin-Roberts Discography, P a r t 3: S t a r r Recordings." Greene, Clarence H. Jr. " ' F i d d l i n g Clarence' Greene: Mountain Musician. Green, Archie "Commercial Graphics: Nineteen."

"

"Roberts-Martin-Roberts Discography, P a r t 4: S t a r r Recordings." "Roberts-Martin-Roberts Discography, P a r t 5: A C Recordings." R Cohen, Norm ':Notes O Some Old Time Musicians From Princeton, West n Virginia. " G r i f f i s , Ken "The J e s s e Ashlock Story." "Roberts-Martin-Roberts Discography. P a r t 6: Capitol Recordings." Nelson, Donald Lee "John V . Walker: Corbinls Finest." Speilman, E a r l V. "An Interview With Eck Robertson." Cohen, Norm "Fiddling S i d Harkreader." Nelson, Donald Lee "OKeh 45303."

8 p a r t 3, No. 27 (Autumn 1972) 121-127 131-132 133-139

8 p a r t 4, No. 28 (Winter 1972) 179-187 189-193 194-195 9 p a r t 1, No. 29 (Spring 1973) 9 33-34

Nelson, Donald Lee "Ridgel's Fountain C i t i a n s . " Healy, Bob "Shelly Lee Alley: A Discography. I ' Nelson. Donald Lee Mendelson, Michael "The West V i r g i n i a Snake Hunters: John and Emery McClung 'I

10 p a r t 2, No. 34 (Summer 1974) 68-73 10 p a r t 3, No. 35 (Autumn 1974) 116-132 10 p a r t 4, No. 36 (Winter 1975) 138-156 169-175

11 p a r t 2, No. 38 (Summer 1975) 67-79

.

"Benny Thomasson and t h e Texas Fiddling Tradition."

Cohen, Norm " ' F i d d l i n l John Carson: An Appreciation and A Discography." Nelson, Donald Lee "Earl Johnson--Professional Musician." Cogswell, Robert "'We Made Our Name In t h e Days o f Radio1: A Look A t t h e Career of Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper." Mendelson, Michael "A Bibliography of Fiddling i n North America, P a r t 1." Cohen, Norm "C1:ayton McMichen: H i s Life and Music." Mendelson, Michael "A Bibliography of Fiddling i n North America, Part 2

104-111

11 p a r t 3, No. 39 (Summer 1975) 117-124 153-160 11 p a r t 4, No. 40 (Winter 1975) 201-204

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Mendelson, Michael

"A Bibliography o f Fiddling i n North America, P a r t 3."

12 p a r t 1, No. 41 (Spring 1976) 9-14 JOURNAL O ---- F C U T Y MUSIC O NR

Mendelson, Michael

"A Bibliography o f Fiddling i n North America, P a r t 4."

3 no. 1 (Spring 1972)

T i t u s . Harold "Notes and Queries

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3 no. 3-4 ( F a l l & Winter 1973)

5 no. 2 (Summer 1974)

OLD TIME MUSIC ---

Hatcher, Danny R.

"Bob Wills: Discography of t h e Columbia Years, 1935-1947.''

A

Rosenberg, Neil V.

"'Folk' and 'Country1 Music In t h e Canadian Maritimes: Regional Model. "

No. 1 (Summer 1971) 8-10 14-16 20

NO.

Hoeptner, Fred & Bob Pinson "Clayton McMichen Talking." Pinson, Bob "The Musical Brownies." Franklin, Rebecca " ' F i d d l i n ' John Carson: The Last Interview?" Hoeptner, Fred & Bob Pinson "Clayton McMichen Talking: 2."

2 (Autumn 1971) 13-15

No. 3 (Winter 1971/72) 4-8 Rounder C o l l e c t i v e . "Conversation With Clark Kessinger." 14-15, 19 Hoeptner, Fred & Bob Pinson "Clayton McMichen Talking: 3." No. 4 (Spring 1972) 4-8 19-20, 30 No. 5 (Summer 1972) 4-6 16-19 21-22 No. 6 (Autumn 1972) 20-22 No. 7 (Winter 1972/73) 8-11 Russell, Tony Georgia Stringbands: A Brief Survey." Hoeptner, Fred & Bob Pinson "Clayton McMichen Talking: 4." Roberson, Don "Uncle Bunt Stephens: Champion Fiddler." Smith, W i l l i a m R. "Hell Among t h e Yearlings: Some Notes on Cowboy Songs, Fiddle Tunes and Fiddlers." Pinson, Bob "Musical Brownies Discography

.

L e a d b i t t e r , Mike

"Harry Choates, Cajun Fiddle Ace." "'Sleepy' Johnson: Western Swing Pioneer."

Davis, Stephen F. & Keith T i t t e r i n g t o n

16- 17 "TVOTFAC 6" 20 Russell, Tony No. 8 (Spring 1973) 8 14 15-19 Russell, Tony Russell, Tony Russell, Tony

"The South Georgia Highballers."

"The Roane County Ramblers." "Magnolia Blossoms: M i s s i s s i p p i Stringband Music o f t h e 20s/50s." "The Feeny Story."

No. 9 (Summer 1973) 5 Newnes, Emcie "Playboy of t h e Western World." 6-9 Wolfe, Charles K. "Man o f Constant Sorrow: Richard Burnett" Story." 10-14 Rattray, B i l l with Jack Cartwright "The Carrwright Brothers1 Story." 16-21 Coltman, Bob "Look Out! Here He Comes: F i d d l i n ' John Carson. One Of A Kind, And Twice As Feisty." 22-23 Davis, Stephen F. & Robert E. Nobley "Norman Edmonds, Mountain Fiddler." No. 10 (Autumn 1973) 5-11 12-24 No. 11 (Winter 1973/74) 7-8 9-13 No. 12 (Spring 1974) 5 6-8 9-14 19-31 Wolfe, Charles K . "Man of Constant Sorrow: Richard B u r n e t t ' s Story." Russell, Tony "Mississippi Stringbands 2: The Nations Brothers." Seeger, Mike Coltman, Bob "Hutch-Sherman Lawson Interview." "Habitantbilly: French-Canadian Old Time Music."

Kerr, J a n e t "Gray Craig." Russell, Tony "Fine Times A t Our House." Coltman, Bob " H a b i t a n t b i l l y : French-Canadian Old Time Music, P a r t 2." Wolfe, Charles "Early Country Music i n Knoxville: The Brunswick Sessions & t h e End of A Era." n

No. 13 (Summer 1974) 5-12 Wolfe, Charles "The Tennessee Ramblers: Ramblinl On." 16 West, Barbara Jean "1st Annual Mid-Tennessee Championship F i d d l e r s Convention '74." No. 14 (Autumn 1974) 5-9 Riddle, Margaret "Bert Layne: A S k i l l e t - L i c k e r ' s Memoirs." 18 Rorrer, Kinney "Back Track: The Four Virginians." 22 "Step Stones: The Ashville Broadways . I ' No. 15 (Winter 1974/75) 11-21 22 No. 17 (Summer 1975) 4 5 7- 10 11 12-17 No. 18 No. 19 (Autumn 1975) 5 Wolfe, Charles "Making Western Swing: A Interview With Johnnie Lee Wills." n Riddle, Margaret "Bert Layne: A S k i l l e t - L i c k e r l s Memoirs, P a r t 2."

No. 16 (Spring 1975) 13 "The Death o f Harry Choates." "Bob Wills" "Clark Kessinger." Kerr, Janet "Lonnie Aus tin/Norman Wood1i e f . " Russell, Tony "H. M. Barnes1 Blue Ridge Ramblers." Russell, Tony "Alias Walter Smith." Fenton, Mike "Impressions o f Galax." Wolfe, Charles K. & Tony Russell "Melvin Robinette." Alden Ray "Music From Round Peak." I I I. EPHEMERAL ENTRIES

Sam K i n g ,

(Winter 1975/76) 4-7 8- 16

+"Barber King Proud of H i s Handiwork - A 'Fiddle"' Williamson (Ky) Daily News, 6 March 1971, 6. f i d d l e m a k e r , d i r e c t o r o f P i k e County Jamboree.

DUNCAN, CLYDE H. maker.

+"Kiowa Man Makes Violins."

McAlester Democrat, 31 Oct. 1970, 8.

S i r Cearley, v i o l i n

+"Fiddlers Frolic" Northern Junket 10, no. 4 (Aug. 1970) 11-14. fiddle contest.

S h o r t a c c o u n t o f C r a f t s b u r y Common, Vermont

+*"From t h e Archives: Grand Ole Opry." JEMFQ/N 2, p a r t 3, no. 6 (June 1967) 69. B r i e f m e n t i o n o f f i d d l e r ' s c o n t e s t s from t h e A t l a n t a C o n s t i t u t i o n ( 1 9 Nov. 1 9 2 0 ) 7 and t h e A t l a n t a J o u r n a l (17 Nov. 1 9 2 0 ) 7 .

LITTLE, HERB. +"Sen. Robert Byrd F i d d l e s With Newsmen. " The C o u r i e r (Champaign-Urbana, I l l . ) [18 NOV. 1 9 7 4 ( ? ) ] 27. S e n . Byrd h a s s t a r t e d p l a y i n g f i d d l e a g a i n i n p u b l i c . +"Old Time F i d d l e r s A t Wayside Inn." New York Times (10 Jan. 1926) 10. Henry Ford and h i s f i d d l e r s . The New York Times (5 J a n . 1926) 1 2 . C o n t e s t b e t w e e n J o s e p h +"Old F i d d l e r s Swing Bows a t Providence." S h i p p e e and D a n i e l E l l i o t i n P r o v i d e n c e , R. I .

V.

CHECKLIST OF SOURCES Memphis, Tenn. : C e n t e r f o r

F e r r i s , B i l l & Judy P e i s e r . American F o l k l o r e Films and Videotapes: An Index. S o x e r n F o l k l o r e , 1976 JEMF -NEWSLETTER (JEMFQ/N) 4, P a r t 4, No. 12 (Dec. 1968) Vol. 1, P a r t 1 (Oct. 1965)--Vol.

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OLD TIME MUSIC --- (OTM) No. 1 (Summer 1971)--No.

VI A1 - Sanderson

FILMS & VIDEOTAPES

[Videotape] Producer: S e a t t l e F o l k l o r e S o c i e t y i n c o o p e r a t i o n w i t h KCTS-TV, S e a t t l e , Washington Location: John Ullman, S e a t t l e F o l k l o r e s o c i e t y F i d d l e r p e r f o r m s a number o f t u n e s . C u r r e n t l y o n v i d e o t a p e , t o be t r a n s f e r r e d t o f i l m

Benny Thomasson [60 minutes - 1-inch r e e l v i d e o t a p e - b & w Producer: Michael Mendelson Location: John Edwards Memorial Foundation

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19761

N o t available for distribution

T e x a s f i d d l e r p l a y i n g h o e d o w n s , w a l t z e s , r a g s , c r o s s - t u n i n g , etc.

The - Country F i d d l e : No. 1 [18 minutes - 16 nun - b & w - 19591 Producer: P e t e & T o s h i S e e g e r / F o l k l o r e Research Films D i s t r i b u t o r s : Film Images Audio Brandon Films Pennsylvania S t a t e U n i v e r s i t y (Order #31711 - r e n t a l o n l y ) . Oklahoma f i d d l i n g c o n t e s t ; short s e g m e n t s o f French-Canadian J e a n C a r i g n a n ; o t h e r f i d d l e r s . C r e a t i v e Hands [12 minutes - 16 mm ~ r G r : Sargon Tamina

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color

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F i l m f a i r Communications U n i v e r s i t y o f Iowa (Order #30308 - r e n t a l o n l y ) T h r e e f o l k a r t i s t s : o n e who m a k e s d o l l s ; one s c u l p t o r ] o n e who m a k e s m u s i c a l i n s t r u m e n t s . The End o f An Old ----- Song [30 minutes - 16 nun - b & w - 19701 Producer: John Cohen D i s t r i b u t o r : Audio Brandon Films F o c u s e s o n D i l l a r d C h a n d l e r , b a l l a d s i n g e r w i t h b a n j o and f i d d l e .

Distributors:

The F i d d l e r [25 m i n u t e s - 16 nun - c o l o r - 19741 Producer: Tom Doades & Marshall Riggan D i s t r i b u t o r : C o u n t e r p o i n t Films r e l a a l e m a ~ i n ga n a p l a y i n g . F i d d l e r ' s Grove [25 minutes - 16 nun - c o l o r - 19741 Producer: Dana Hodgson D i s t r i b u t o r : ~ o r t h w e s t e r nU n i v e r s i t y Film L i b r a r y Old-Time F i d d l e r ' s and B l u e g r a s s C o n v e n t i o n h e l d i n U n i o n Grove, N o r t h C a r o l i n a i n the s p r i n g o f 1 9 7 3 . F i f t y Miles From Times Square [45 minutes ; 1 6 mm - c o l o r - 19731 Producer: John Cohen D i s t r i b u t o r : John Cohen L i f e i n Putnam C o u n t y , f o c u s i n g on l o c a l h i s t o r y , f i d d l e m u s i c and s q u a r e d a n c e c a l l e r s a s r e l a t e d t o the c h a n g i n g l i f e s t y l e s o f the 1 9 7 0 ' s . I n s t r u m e n t s f o r Folk Songs [ 2 l minutes - 16 nun - c o l o r - 19591 Producer: Housing Foundation n D i s t r i b u t o r : U n i v e r s i t y o f ~ i c h i ~ a( r e n t a l o n l y ) J i m m i e D r i f t w o o d d e m o n s t r a t e s u s e o f f i d d l e , g u i t a r , "mouth-bow", own m u s i c . From J i d e D r i f t w o o d series. Le Reel du Pendu [58 1/2 minutes - 16 nun - c o l o r - 19721 Producer: N a t i o n a l Film Board o f Canada D i s t r i b u t o r : N a t i o n a l Film Board o f Canada A v a i l a b l e i n F r e n c h o n l y . F i l m e d i n L o u i s i a n a , A c a d i a and Q u e b e c . accordion players.

and how e a r l y A m e r i c a n s made their

F i d d l e , g u i t a r , h a r m o n i c a and

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F o l k l o r e S o c i e t y i n c o o p e r a t i o n w i t h KCTS-TV, S e a t t l e Washington. Location: John Ullman, S e a t t l e F o l k l o r e S o c i e t y A f e w f i d d l e t u n e s . C u r r e n t l y on v i d e o t a p e , t o be t r a n s f e r r e d t o f i l m . t h e Blue Ridge [48 minute3 - 16 mm - b & w - 19661 Producer: NET D i s t r i b u t o r s : I n d i a n a U n i v e r s i t y (Order #RS-697) Pennsylvania S t a t e U n i v e r s i t y (Order #SO248 - r e n t a l o n l y ) Samples o f s o n g , d a n c e , t u n e s o f t h e B l u e R i d g e Mountains o f W e s t e r n N o r t h C a r o l i n a . Lamar L u n s f o r d i s host.

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A l s o a v a i l a b l e i n a s h o r t v e r s i o n (29 m i n u t e s )

D i s t r i b u t o r : C o l o n i a l Williamsburg Foundation R e - c r e a t e s the m u s i c a l l i f e o f c o l o n i a l t i m e s . from McGraw-Hill F i l m s (Order #600502-X)

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Man, Can You P l a y t h e F i d d l e ? [20 minutes - 16 mm - b & w - 19711 Producer: Bess Lomax Hawes & Barbara Lapan Rahm. D i s t r i b u t o r : Film Images Earl C o l l i n s , championship f i d d l e player, p e r f o m s i x f i d d l e tunes. and F a r Away [ 3 r e e l s - 1 6 m ] m & Toshi S e e e e r D i s t r i b u t o r : P e t e & Toshi s e e g e r , Box 431, Beacon, N. Y. 12508 Music and f o l k l o r e , i n c l u d i n g f i d d l i n g .

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Phoenix Films Viewfinders, Inc. (Rental only) Documentary o f the o l d e s t and l a r g e s t b l u e g r a s s m u s i c f e s t i v a l i n the U n i t e d S t a t e s , h e l d i n t h e S m k e y Mountains o f N o r t h C a r o l i n a . Timepiece: A R e c o l l e c t i o n o f Rural Faces [20 minutes - 16 mm - c o l o r - 19711 Producer: James A l v i s D i s t r i b u t o r : Texas S t a t e H i s t o r i c a l A s s o c i a t i o n S i x v i g n e t t e s o f d i s a p p e a r i n g r u r a l l i f e , i n c l u d i n g o n e o n an o l d - t i m e f i d d l e r . Tommy J a r r e l l [30 minutes - 1 - i n c h r e e l v i d e o t a p e - b & w Producer: Nancy Dols Location: John Edwards Memorial Foundation N o r t h C a r o l i n a f i d d l e r p e r f o n n i n g a number o f t u n e s Tomorrow's People [25 minutes - 16 mm c o l o r - 19731 Producer: Appalshop Distributor: ~ ~ ~ a l s h o ~ Mountain c u l t u r e , i n c l u d i n g m u s i c .

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[30 minutes - 16 mm - c o l o r - 19731 Producer: Southern I l l i n o i s U n i v e r s i t y D i s t r i b u t o r s : ACI Media, I n c . Southern I l l i n o i s U n i v e r s i t y Work and l i f e o f Jack B l a t t s , v i o l i n maker o f Johnson C i t y , I l l i n o i s .

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Hands)

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D i s t r i b u t o r : BFA E d u c a t i o n a l Media (Order #11204) P o r t r a y s an a r t i s a n a t work; an o l d man b u i l d i n g a v i o l i n . wcst rginia S e - 3/4-incn -V iProducer:t a cC aFolk F e s t i v a l [tiu minutes Morgantown, r l Fleischhauer/WWW-TV, c a s s e t t e videotape - color - 1 ~ 7 4 1 West V i r g i n i a

Distributor: Public Television Library F i d d l e , b a n j o , s i n g i n g , r e c o r d e d a t G l e n v i l l e , West V i r g i n i a , J u n e 1973.

"SONS O F P I O N E E R S DAY" F E T E BRINGS J E M F $1000 On 24 September 1976, Los Angeles Radio S t a t i o n K A sponsored "Sons of t h e P i o n e e r s Day" i n Hollywood. The d a y ' s LC a c t i v i t i e s i n c l u d e d a morning ceremony marking t h e placement of a s t a r f o r t h e w e s t e r n s i n g i n g group i n t h e Hollywood Walk of Fame on Hollywood Blvd. I n t h e evening a s e l l o u t audience a t t e n d e d a c o n c e r t a t t h e Hollywood Palladium f e a t u r i n g a l l t h e l i v i n g P i o n e e r s , p a s t and p r e s e n t , and many o t h e r well-known names i n t h e h i s t o r y of western music i n Southern C a l i f o r n i a . The Friends o f t h e JEMF sponsored two awards: The Uncle A r t S a t h e r l e y award, given t h i s y e a r t o Roy Rogers f o r c o n t r i b u t i o n s t o t h e country music i n d u s t r y ; and t h e new Gene Autry Award, given t o t h e Sons o f t h e Pioneers f o r t h e i r c o n t r i b u t i o n s t o w e s t e r n music. From t h e e v e n i n g ' s proceeds, KLAC's s t a t i o n manager B i l l Ward donated $1000 t o t h e JEMF.

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