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Author Lornell, Kip, 1953-

Title Virginia's blues, country & gospel records, 1902-1943 : an annotated discography / Kip Lornell
Published Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, [1989]
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Description 1 online resource (249 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Note on the Discography; Key to Record Label Abbreviations; Virginia Recording Artists; Appendixes; 1 Possible Virginia Groups; 2 Border Groups; 3 Geographical Listing; 4 Reissues of Virginia Folk Music; General Bibliography; Interviews; Index of Artists; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W
Summary During the years before World War II, hundreds of traditional musicians were sought out by commercial record companies, brought to New York or into local -- often makeshift -- studios, to cut recordings that would be marketed as ""race"" and ""hillbilly"" music. Virginia was home to scores of these performers, several of whom were to become internationally known. Among them were the Carter Family, the Golden Gate Quartet, Charlie Poole, and the Stoneman Family, whose music has touched millions of listeners far beyond the confines of the Old Dominion. It is this historically important body of re
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Blues (Music) -- Virginia -- Discography.
Country music -- Virginia -- Discography.
Gospel music -- Virginia -- Discography.
Genre/Form Discographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813161541 (electronic bk.)
9780813161549 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Virginia's blues, country, and gospel records, 1902-1943