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Archives Name Collection Name Collect. No. Notes Recording Date(s) Recording Location Locality County State Recording No. Quality Other Resources
Louis Watson Chappell Miller, Mrs. J.W. 1 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1937/09/01 Yellow Springs Hampshire WV disk 001 good to poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Malcomb, Mrs. Walter 2 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1937/09/07 Moorefield Hardy WV disk 002-003 good Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Malcomb, Miss Hattie 3 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1937/09/10 Moorefield Hardy WV disk 004-012 poor x
Louis Watson Chappell Wilson, Miss Mattie 4 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1937/09/11 Fort Run Hardy WV disk 013-014 fair to poor x
Louis Watson Chappell McBee, Mrs. Dilderanna 5 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1937/10/06 Uffington Monongalia WV disk 015-017 fair to poor x
Louis Watson Chappell Ratliff, Everett "Bob" 6 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1938/06/18 Marlinton Pocahontas WV disk 018-033 good x
Louis Watson Chappell Wilmouth, J. D. 7 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1938/06/20 Durbin Pocahontas WV disk 034-035 fair to poor x
Louis Watson Chappell Kile, Vernon 8 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1938/06/22 Franklin Pendleton WV disk 036-037 fair to poor x
Louis Watson Chappell Elza, Minor 9 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1938/06/23 Franklin Pendleton WV disk 038-042 good x
Louis Watson Chappell Lambert, Veach 10 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1938/06/24 Riverton Pendleton WV disk 043-057 good to poor x
Louis Watson Chappell Evans, Arnie G. 11 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1938/06/28 Laurel Dale Mineral WV disk 058-065 good x
Louis Watson Chappell Taylor, Bill 12 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1938/07/02 Mount Storm Grant WV disk 066-071 good to fair x
Louis Watson Chappell Thomas, Fred 13 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1938/07/18 Parkersburg Wood WV disk 072-078 excellent x
Louis Watson Chappell Richards, John E. 14 Unaccompanied vocal music and folktales. 1938/07/19-20 Parkersburg Wood WV disk 079-114 good to poor x
Louis Watson Chappell Morrison, Mrs. Oval 15 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1938/07/20 Parkersburg Wood WV disk 115 excellent x
Louis Watson Chappell McCroskey Family 16 Accompanied (guitar) and unaccompanied vocal music. 1938/08/29 Spencer Roane WV disk 116-126 good Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Stutler, Robert Ray 17 Accompanied (banjo, guitar) and unaccompanied vocal and fiddle music. 1938/08/30 Vienna Wood WV disk 127-132 good to poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Day, W. E. "Ed" 18 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1938/09/05 Dryfork Randolph WV disk 133-142 good to poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Walford, John 19 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1938/09/06 Dryfork Randolph WV disk 143-147 fair to poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Wilkinson, A. W. 20 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1938/10/02 Oak Point x WV disk 148-150 good to poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Barr, John William "Widge" 21 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1938/10/06 Fairview Marion WV disk 151-155 good to poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Eddy, Mrs. Pormola 22 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1938/10/29 Daybrook Monongalia WV disk 363-363 fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Perkins, Worthy 23 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/06/07 Palestine Wirt WV disk 156-165 good to fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Morgan, Oscar 24 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/06/08-09 Sandyville Jackson WV disk 166-183 good to poor Transcriptions and notes available.
Louis Watson Chappell Milhoan, Mrs. Eva Swan 25 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/08/03 Liverpool Jackson WV disk 184-191 poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Lane, Mrs. Belle 26 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/08/08 Spencer Roane WV disk 192-200 good Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Bowers, Henry 27 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/08/09 Spencer Roane WV disk 201-214 good to poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Bower, Mrs. Ida 28 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/08/12 Spencer Roane WV disk 215-218 good to poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Cogar, Lafe 29 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/08/11,14 Sand Ridge Calhoun WV disk 219-228 good Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Lowers, W. R. 30 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/08/17 Ivydale Clay WV disk 229-246 fair to poor Transcriptions and notes available.
Louis Watson Chappell Jeffrey, W. P. 31 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/08/22 Fola Clay WV disk 247-252 good to poor Transcriptions and notes available.
Louis Watson Chappell Monroe, Jack 32 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/08/23 Bentree Clay WV disk 253 poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Copeland, Jim 33 Unaccompanied vocal and banjo music. 1939/08/24 Clay Clay WV disk 254-258 fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Jeffrey, Wayne 34 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/08/24 Dundon Clay WV disk 259-267 fair Transcriptions and notes available.
Louis Watson Chappell Carpenter, Floyd 35 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/08/30 Sutton Braxton WV disk 268-276 fair to poor Transcriptions and notes available.
Louis Watson Chappell James, Jesse 36 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/08/31 Frametown Braxton WV disk 277-278 fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Dilly, Cyrus 37 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/09/01 Sutton Braxton WV disk 279-282 good to fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Reynolds, Mrs. Mary 38 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/09/01 Sutton Braxton WV disk 283-288 good to fair Transcriptions and notes available.
Louis Watson Chappell Blankenship, E. C. 39 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/09/02 Little Birch Braxton WV disk 289-290 good to poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Sutton, Albert 40 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/09/02 Sutton Braxton WV disk 291-294 fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Bailes, Wise 41 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/09/07 Leivasy Nicholas WV disk 295-304 good to poor Transcriptios and notes available.
Louis Watson Chappell Mullins, John A. 42 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/09/08 Richwood Nicholas WV disk 305-306 fair to poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Hathaway, Amos and Sid Hathaway 43 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/09/08 Richwood Nicholas WV disk 307-316 poor to unintelligible Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Waugh, Marion 44 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/09/12 Kanawha Head Upshur WV disk 317-328 poor to unintelligible Transcriptions and notes available.
Louis Watson Chappell Wood, S. C. 45 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/09/15 Gauley Mills Webster WV disk 329-331 poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Bennett, Burton 46 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/10/01 St. Mary's Pleasant WV disk 332-340 fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Turner, Charles 47 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1939/10/07 Onego Randolph WV disk 341-354 poor to unintelligible Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Gilder, Freeman Van 48 Accompanied (guitar) and unaccompanied vocal music. 1940/07/13 Mount Harmony Marion WV disk 355-361 fair to unintelligible Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Wright, Jim 49 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1940/07/31 Kliny x WV disk 364-367 good to fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Cornwell, George Washington 50 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1940/08/05 Huntington Cabel WV disk 368-374 good to fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Toney, Kate 51 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1940/08/09 Kitchen Logan WV disk 375-394 good to poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Cole, Mrs. Ely 52 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1940/08/14 Big Creek Logan WV disk 395-397 fair to poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Pack, C. C. "Lum" 53 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1940/08/16, 22 Harts Lincoln WV disk 398-407 fair to poor Transcriptions and notes available.
Louis Watson Chappell Workman, Mrs. Sarah 54 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1940/08/22 Harts Lincoln WV disk 408-416 fair to poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Bias, Henry 55 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1940/08/26 Ethel Logan WV disk 417 fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Whit, Tom 56 Unaccompanied vocal and fiddle music. 1940/08/27 Kirk Mingo WV disk 418-422 good to fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Nelsn, Mrs. George 57 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1940/08/28 Kirk Mingo WV disk 423-430 good to fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Dyson, Mary Jane 58 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1940/08/29 Lundale Logan WV disk 431-433 fair Transcriptions and notes available.
Louis Watson Chappell Fields, George 59 Accompanied (banjo) vocal music. 1940/09/10 Logan x OH disk 434-436 fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Brown, Mr. 60 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1940/09/11 Jackson x OH disk 437 good Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Conrad, Mrs. James 61 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1940/09/18 Strange Creek Braxton WV disk 438-445 fair to poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Butcher, Mrs. Rose 62 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1940/09/19 Strange Creek Braxton WV disk 446-448 good to fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Marshall, Mrs. and Bibbie Mullins 63 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1940/09/21 Clay Clay WV disk 449-458 good to fair Transcriptions, notes and photographs available.
Louis Watson Chappell Westfall, Win 64 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1940/09/22 Clay Clay WV disk 459-460 fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Collins, W. Jasper 65 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1940/09/29 Birch River Nicholas WV disk 461-467 fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Nuzum, Mrs. Allie, Collection I 66 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1940/09/25 Coalfax Marion WV disk 468-471 good Transcriptions and notes available.
Louis Watson Chappell Nuzum, Mrs. Allie, Collection II 67 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1940/10/23 Coalfax Marion WV disk 472-483 good Transcriptions and notes available.
Louis Watson Chappell Nuzum, Mrs. Allie, Collection III 68 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1941/06/17 Coalfax Marion WV disk 484-495 good Transcriptions and notes available.
Louis Watson Chappell Gregg, Frank 69 Unaccompanied fiddle music. 1942/08/10 Middlebourne Tyler WV disk 496-500 good to fair Transcriptions and notes available.
Louis Watson Chappell Cronin, Warren 70 Unaccompanied vocal and fiddle music. 1942/08/20 St. Mary's Pleasants WV disk 501-509 good to fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Taylor, Ross 71 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1942/08/22 New Martinsville Wetzel WV disk 510 good to poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Patterson, J. W. "Bill" 72 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1942/08/31 Mannington Marion WV disk 511-513 x Transcriptions and notes available.
Louis Watson Chappell Hawkinbury, Alexander Columbus "Lum" 73 Unaccompanied fiddle music. 1942/09/22 Mannington Marion WV disk 514-517 good Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Talkington, W. E. 74 Unaccompanied fiddle music. 1942/09/24 Ziesing Harrison WV disk 518-522 good Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Vincent, Charles L. 75 Unaccompanied fiddle music. 1942/10/5,6 Wyatt Harrison WV disk 523-539 good to poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Phillips Family, Scott 76 Accompanied (guitar) and unaccompanied vocal, fife, and fife and drum music. 1942/10/9,18 Hundred Wetzel WV disk 540-550 good to poor Transcriptions, notes and photographs available.
Louis Watson Chappell Hammons, Edden "Old Ed", Collection I 77 Accompanied (guitar) and unaccompanied fiddle music. 1947/08/14,15 Mill Point Pocahontas WV disk 551-570 good to fair Transcriptions, notes and photographs available.
Louis Watson Chappell Hammonds, Nancy 78 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1947/08/16 Richwood Nicholas WV disk 577-582 good to fair Transcriptions and notes available.
Louis Watson Chappell Lockard, Mr. J. T. and Lockard, Mrs. J. T. 79 Unaccompanied fiddle and vocal music. 1947/08/20 Flatwoods Braxton WV disk 583-588 good to fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Puffenburger, Bob 80 Unaccompanied fiddle music. 1947/08/21 Marlington Pocahontas WV disk 589-593 good Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Hammons, Edden "Old Ed", Collection II 81 Unaccompanied fiddle music. 1947/08/23 Mill Point Pocahontas WV disk 571-576 good to fair Transcriptions and notes available.
Louis Watson Chappell Hacker, Sam 82 Unaccompanied fiddle music. 1947/08/25 Flatwoods Braxton WV disk 594-597 good Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Johnson, John F. "Johnny" 83 Unaccompanied fiddle music and accompanied (guitar) vocal music. 1947/08/27 Strange Creek Braxton WV disk 598-617 good to fair Transcriptions and notes available.
Louis Watson Chappell Clay, Edward 84 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1947/08/28 Naoma Raleigh WV disk 618-621 fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Conrad, Ernest 85 Unaccompanied fiddle music. 1947/08/29 Monterville Randolph WV disk 622-624 good to fair Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Shinaberry, Marion 86 Unaccompanied fiddle music. 1947/08/30 Greenbank Pocahontas WV disk 625-641 fair to poor Transcriptions available.
Louis Watson Chappell Hamrick, Dewey 87 Unaccompanied fiddle music. 1947/09/04 Valley Head Randolph WV disk 642-644 good to fair Transcriptions and notes available.
Louis Watson Chappell Scott, L. K. 88 Unaccompanied fiddle music. 1947/09/10 Beverly Randolph WV disk 645-646 good Transcriptions available.
Cortez D. Reece McCoy, Albert 89 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/01/25 Bluefield Mercer WV 1a,2b,3a good to poor Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Warfield, Cerelle 90 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/02/13 Buckhannon Upshur WV 2b good Transcription and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Dickason, Henry Lake 91 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/02/19 Lindside Monroe WV 2a,2b good to fair Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Harmon, Nelson & Dr. P. R. Higginbotham 92 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/03/15 Bluefield Mercer WV 2b,3a good Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Braxton, Thomas 93 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/04/08 Elkins Randolph WV 3b good Transcription and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Garrison, Memphis T. 94 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/05/01 Gary McDowell WV 1b good Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Basket, Willie 95 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/05/10 Harper Raleigh WV 2b good Transcription and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Wade, Mrs. Samuel 96 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/05/10 Bluefield Mercer WV 3a good to fair Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Wade, Rev. and Mrs. John 97 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/05/13 Bluefield Mercer WV 2a,3a fair Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Wade, Frank 98 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/05/14 Welch McDowell WV 2a fair Transcription and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Perkins, Joe 99 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/06/01 Bluefield Mercer WV 1b,2a x x
Cortez D. Reece Johnson, Esther 100 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/06/12 Omar Logan WV 2a-2b,3b good Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece White, Susan 101 Accompanied (guitar) and unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/06/12 Bluefield Mercer WV 1a-1b,2b excellent Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Dickason, Waldo 102 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/06/20 Giatto Mercer WV 2b good to fair Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Pollard, Rev. R. L. 103 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/07/11 Bluefield Mercer WV 2a,3b good Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Brock, Vernon 104 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/11/12 Parkersburg Wood WV 2a good Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Pate, Bell Edward 105 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/05/16 Princeton Mercer WV 3a good Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Holland Family, Charles L. 106 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/11/15-17? Lake Superior McDowell WV 3a good to fair Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Simmons, Blanche 107 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/11/16 Lake Superior McDowell WV 2b,3a good to fair Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Holland, Mrs. Natalie E. 108 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/12/24 Glen Rogers Wyoming WV 3a fair Transcription and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Early, Mrs. Mille & Johnnie Mae Early 109 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/12/25 Glen Rogers Wyoming WV 3a fair to poor Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Mahan, Mrs. Goldie D. 110 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/12/27 Coalwood McDowell WV 2b good Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Brown, Mrs. Ella 111 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1950/12/28 Gary McDowell WV 3a good Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Calvin, Alberta 112 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1951/03/26 Bluefield Mercer WV 2a fair Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Harmon, Clarence 113 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1951/04/11 Princeton Mercer WV 1a,3a excellent to good Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Hendricks, Rev. T. H. 114 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1951/06/14 Welch McDowell WV 1a good Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Wilkes, Mrs. Claudia 115 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1951/07/09 Chatteroy Mingo WV 4a fair Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Ward, Marvin 116 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1951/07/09 Wolf Mercer WV 3b,4a good Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Turman, Samuel Rudolph 117 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1951/07/11 Bluefield Mercer WV 4a good Transcription and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece McCollum, Mrs. H. M. 118 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1951/07/19 Montgomery Fayette WV 1a,1b fair to poor Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Hylton, O. N. 119 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1951/07/27 Bluefield Mercer WV 3b,4a good to fair Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Adams, N. T. & Jones, Pinewood 120 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1951/10/04 Princeton Mercer WV 3a good to fair Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Nicol, Clara Hyer 121 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1951/10/22 Charleston Kanawha WV 1a-1b,3b,4a fair to poor Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Ricks, George 122 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1952/03/28 Northfork McDowell WV 3b fair Transcriptions and notes available.
Cortez D. Reece Miscellaneous 123 Accompanied (guitar) and unaccompanied vocal music. Similar in nature to the rest of the Reece Archive and presumably recorded in the same general vicinity and time period. x x x x 2b,3a-3b,4a good to poor x
Kenneth L. Carvell Monongalia Tri-District Sing 124 Accompanied (piano, accordian, guitar) and unaccompanied vocal music. Recorded at Star City Methodist Church. 1957/06/28 Star City Monongalia WV 1a good x
Kenneth L. Carvell Messer, Mrs. Verna 125 Accompanied (accordian) vocal music. 1957/08/xx Lawrence x MA 1b good x
Kenneth L. Carvell Delmar Chapel 126 Accompanied (piano) vocal music. 1957c. Hildebrand Monongalia WV 1b good to fair x
Kenneth L. Carvell Anthony Baptist Church 127 Accompanied (piano, guitar) vocal music and instrumental (piano, guitar) music. 1957/08/01 Anthony Greenbrier WV 2a good to poor x
Kenneth L. Carvell Highland Park Methodist Church Revival 128 Accompanied (piano) vocal music and instrumental (piano) music. 1957/11/23 Morgantown Monongalia WV 3a good x
Kenneth L. Carvell Overacre, Tommy & Claiborne Stone 129 Accompanied (guitar) vocal music and instrumental (guitar, accordian) music. 1957/11/29 Durham Durham NC 3a good x
Kenneth L. Carvell Monongalia Tri-District Sing 130 Accompanied (piano, guitar, accordian) vocal music. From the Delmar Chapel. 1957/12/15 Hildebrand Monongalia WV 3b good x
Kenneth L. Carvell Monongalia Tri-District Sing 131 Accompanied (accordian, guitar, piano) vocal music. From the Highland Park Methodist Church. 1958/01/19 Morgantown Monongalia WV 4a good to poor x
Kenneth L. Carvell Spiritual Life Tabernacle 132 Accompanied (organ) vocal music. 1958/01/xx rural Monongalia WV 4b good to poor x
Kenneth L. Carvell Monongalia Tri-District Sing 133 Accompanied (guitar, organ, piano) vocal music. From the Spiritual Life Tabernacle. 1958/02/22 rural Monongalia WV 5a,5b fair to poor x
Kenneth L. Carvell Monongalia Tri-District Sing 134 Accompanied (guitar, organ, piano) vocal music. From the Mount Union I (Methodist) Church. 1958/03/16 rural Monongalia WV 6a,6b fair to poor x
Kenneth L. Carvell Mount Union I 135 Accompanied (guitar, accordian) vocal music. 1958/03/xx rural Monongalia WV 7a good to fair x
Kenneth L. Carvell Martin, John "Junior" and Lloyd Martin 136 Accompanied (guitar) instrumental (guitar) and vocal music. 1958/03/28 Morgantown Monongalia WV 7a good to fair x
Kenneth L. Carvell Delmar Chapel, Collection II 137 Accompanied (piano) vocal music. 1958/04/20 Hildebrand Monongalia WV 7a,7b good to fair x
Kenneth L. Carvell Monongalia Tri-District Sing 138 Accompanied (accordian, guitar, piano) vocal music. 1958/04/20 Morgantown Monongalia WV 8a good to fair x
Kenneth L. Carvell Ford, Nettie 139 Accompanied (piano) vocal music. 1958/05/03 Star City Monongalia WV 7b good x
Kenneth L. Carvell Calvary Methodist Church Revival 140 Accompanied (piano) vocal music. From Calvary Methodist Church. 1958/05/11 rural Monongalia WV 8a,8b good to poor x
Kenneth L. Carvell Monongalia Tri-District Sing 141 Accompanied (accordian, guitar, piano) and unaccompanied vocal music. From Mount Herman Baptist Church. 1958/05/18 Morgantown Monongalia WV 8b,9a good to fair x
Kenneth L. Carvell Monongalia Tri-District Sing 142 Accompanied (accordian, guitar, piano) vocal music. From Star City Methodist Church. 1958/06/15 Star City Monongalia WV 9a,9b good to poor x
Kenneth L. Carvell Anthony Baptist Church, Collection II 143 Accompanied (piano) congregational singing. 1958/07/13 Anthony Greenbrier WV 9b good x
Kenneth L. Carvell Monongalia Tri-District Sing 144 Accompanied (accordian, guitar, piano) vocal music. From Bethel Baptist Church. 1958/09/21 rural Monongalia WV 10a,10b good to poor x
Kenneth L. Carvell Monongalia Tri-District Sing 145 Accompanied vocal music. From Mount Union II. 1958/10/19 rural Monongalia WV 11a fair to poor Notes available.
Kenneth L. Carvell Monongalia Tri-District Sing 146 Accompanied (guitar, piano) vocal music. From Mount Union I. 1958/11/16 rural Monongalia WV 11b good to poor x
Kenneth L. Carvell Gatian Family and Evangel Choir 147 Accompanied (guitar, piano) vocal music. From the Gatian family home. 1959/01/xx Morgantown Monongalia WV 12a fair to poor x
Kenneth L. Carvell Monongalia Tri-District Sing 148 Accompanied (guitar, piano) vocal music. 1959/02/15 Star City Monongalia WV 12a fair to poor x
Kenneth L. Carvell Riverside Apostolic Church 149 Accompanied (accordian, guitar, organ, piano, saxophone, and other unidentified instruments) vocal and instrumental music. Song service at the Riverside Apostolic Church. 1959/03/xx Riverside Monongalia WV 12b fair to poor x
Kenneth L. Carvell Mother's Day Sing 150 Accompanied (piano) vocal music and instrumental (guitar, accordian) music. 1959/05/03 Rivesville Marion WV 13a fair to poor x
Kenneth L. Carvell Monongalia Tri-District Sing 151 Accompanied (piano, guitar) vocal music. From Mount Herman Baptist Church (Afro-American). 1959/05/17 Morgantown Monongalia WV 13a,13b good to poor x
Kenneth L. Carvell Monongalia Tri-District Sing 152 Accompanied (guitar, piano) and unaccompanied vocal music. From the Mellon's Chapel (Methodist). 1959/06/21 Dellslow Monongalia WV 13b,14a good to poor x
Kenneth L. Carvell Witness For Christ Radio Program 153 Accompanied (guitar) vocal music and religious services. 1959/08/09 Morgantown Monongalia WV 14a poor x
Kenneth L. Carvell Monongalia Tri-District Sing 154 Accompanied (guitar, piano) and unaccompanied vocal music. From the Goshen Baptist Church. 1959/09/20 rural Monongalia WV 14a,14b good to poor x
Kenneth L. Carvell Monongalia Tri-District Sing 155 Accompanied (guitar, piano) vocal music. From the Fletcher Methodist Church. 1959/10/18 rural Monongalia WV 12b,10b good to fair x
Kenneth L. Carvell Saint Paul's Lutheran Church 156 Accompanied (organ) vocal music performed during choir practice. 1959/10/22 Morgantown Monongalia WV 14b fair x
Kenneth L. Carvell Monongalia Tri-District Sing 157 Accompanied (piano) vocal music. From the Calvary Methodist Church. 1959/11/15 Morgantown Monongalia WV 14b poor x
Kenneth L. Carvell Martin, Mr. John and Mrs. John Martin 158 Accompanied (accordian, guitar) vocal music. Miscellaneous collection with unknown exact dates. 1957/xx/xx - 1961/xx/xx Morgantown Monongalia WV 1-14 good to poor Notes available.
Kenneth L. Carvell Miscellaneous 159 Accompanied (accordian, guitar, piano) vocal music and instrumental (guitar, harmonica, piano) music. Exact dates and many performers unknown. 1957/xx/xx-1961/xx/xx x x x 3b,4b,6b,9b,15a-15b good to poor x
Thomas S. Brown Hammons Family 160 Accompanied (banjo, guitar) and unaccompanied vocal and instrumental music. Recorded during a private music festival and held in an old school house. 1970/10/23 Buckeye Pocahontas WV 1a,1b good to poor Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Cottrell, Jenes, Collection I 161 Accompanied (banjo) vocal and banjo music. Also includes discussion and illustration of banjo techniques and tunings. 1970/08/xx Ivydale Clay WV 1b,3a good to fair Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Howard Wingrove 162 Unaccompanied banjo music. Brief renditions and fragments of banjo tunes which demonstrate technique. 1970/08/xx Hopwood x PA 3b good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Coffman, Mose and Hammons Family 163 Instrumental (fiddle, banjo) music. 1971/07/10 Buckeye Pocahontas WV 4a,4b poor Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Cottrell, Jenes, Collection II 164 Accompanied (banjo) vocal and banjo music and unaccompanied vocal music. 1971/07/18 Ivydale Clay WV 5,6 good to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Pioneer Days Folk Music Contests 165 Unaccompanied and accompanied (banjo, bass fiddle, guitar) vocal and instrumental music. Performed in banjo, fiddle, and general folk music contests during Marlinton's Pioneer Days festival. 1971/08/xx Marlinton Pocahontas WV 7,8a good to poor Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Diller, Dwight 166 Unaccompanied banjo music. 1971/08/17 Morgantown Monongalia WV 8b good to poor x
Thomas S. Brown Old Time Fiddler's Contest 167 Accompanied (guitar) and unaccompanied fiddle music. 1971/09/10 Elkins Randolph WV 10b good to poor x
Thomas S. Brown Ivydale Informal 168 Accompanied (banjo, guitar) and unaccompanied (banjo, fiddle, guitar, harmonica, mandolin) instrumental music. Unprocessed footage includes banjo, fiddle, guitar, and vocal music. Clawhammer banjo technique demonstrated on tape 10a. 1971/09/24 Ivydale Clay WV 9,10 good to unintelligible; 9a extremely poor due to speed variations; only the first portion is processed Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Dwight, Collection II 169 Unaccompanied banjo music. 1971/10/01 Morgantown Monongalia WV 11 good to poor x
Thomas S. Brown Gardner, Worley 170 Accompanied (bass guitar) hammered dulcimer music. 1971/11/20 Morgantown Monongalia WV 12a good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Sampson, Harvey 171 Unaccompanied fiddle and vocal music. Includes several brief fragments which are not listed. 1971/12/21 Nicut Calhoun WV 13a,13b good to poor Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Saint Stephen Baptist Church 172 Accompanied (piano) and unaccompanied music and religious services. 1972/05/17 Shriver Monongalia WV 14a,14b good to fair Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Boserman Sisters 173 Accompanied (piano) and unaccompanied vocal music. Both sisters recall the times and songs of their father's (Addison Boserman) travelling tent show in whch they performed during the 1920s and 1930s. 1972/06/05 Harding Randolph WV 15a,15b excellent to good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Simmons, Woody and Kenneth Godwin 174 Accompanied (guitar) and unaccompanied fiddle and banjo music. 1972/06/05 Mill Creek Randolph WV 16a,17a good to poor Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Zumbach, Norman 175 Unaccompanied fiddle music. 1972/06/08 Helvetia Randolph WV 17a,18a good to fair Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown McGee, Gus 176 Unaccompanied fiddle and banjo music. Discusses how he learned to play from his uncles. 1972/06/13 Elkins Randolph WV 19,20 good to fair Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Wine, Melvin 177 Unaccompanied fiddle and vocal music. Commentary on sources and techniques is interspersed throughout the collection. 1972/06/21 Copen Braxton WV 21,22 excellent Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Cogar, Oval R. "Bige" 178 Accompanied (banjo) and unaccompanied fiddle music. Performed in Laurel Run. 1972/07/12 Diana Webster WV 23,24 good to fair Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Cogar, Mel 179 Accompanied (banjo) and unaccompanied fiddle music. Also includes conversation concerning technique and musical sources. 1972/07/13 Webster Springs Webster WV 25 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Hamrick, Dewey and Woody Simmons 180 Accompanied (banjo, guitar) and unaccompanied fiddle music. Includes discussion of fiddle technique and tuning, and offers Hamrick's reminiscences of vaudeville, fiddling, and fiddlers.Also includes his memories of notable personalities such as Grander Digman, Dillon (a fiddler), Edwin Hammons, Clark Kessinger, Jack McAlwain, Clayton McMichen, Orville Riddle and Barney Ross. 1972/07/18 Monterville Randolph WV 26,27 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Triplett, Lee 181 Accompanied (banjo) and unaccompanied fiddle music. Interspersed with reminiscences and commentary on West Virginia fiddling, past and present. 1972/07/19 Clay Clay WV 28,29 good to poor Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Wilson, Douglas 182 Accompanied (banjo) and unaccompanied fiddle music. Interspersed with commentary concerning the fiddler's repertory and style. He also speaks extensively of French Carpenter and refers to Ed Haley and Jack McAlwain among others. 1972/07/19 Ivydale Clay WV 30,31a good to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Hara, Eva 183 Unaccompanied vocal music. Interspersed with spoken reflections on deeply religious and strongly West Virginia oriented compositional efforts. Vocal selections performed and composed by Hara. Includes reflections concerning her deeply religious and strongly West Virginia oriented compositional efforts. 1972/07/19 Clay Clay WV 31b good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown White, Dr. B. F. "Doc" 184 Unaccompanied banjo music. 1972/07/19 Ivydale Clay WV 31b good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Mullins, Ira 185 Accompanied (banjo) and unaccompanied fiddle music. 1972/07/20 Clay Junction Clay WV 32a good to poor Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown White, Dr. J. F. "Doc" 186 Fiddle and banjo music and commentary by White. Among his musical sources and acquaintances, White mentions Ed Haley, French Carpenter, and Johnny Johnson. Recording includes White's tape copy of performances by White, Carpenter, and Johnson. (Towards the end of the session patients began to come in and Brown recorded several examinations.) 1972/07/20 Ivydale Clay WV 33,34 poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Blake, Basil 187 Unaccompanied dulcimer music. Blake also makes dulcimers and discusses the instrument with Brown. 1972/07/21 Copen Braxton WV 35 fair to good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Walker, Homer 188 Unaccompanied and accompanied (banjo) vocal music. The collection also contains oral history and reminiscences concerning instruments and musicians in West Virginia. 1972/08/06 Narrows x VA 36,37 good Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown McGee, Gus 189 Unaccompanied fiddle music. Also includes discussion of songs and styles. In addition to the melodies performed in this collection, the tape contains several fragments. Woody Simmons joins the recording session and plays one tune as accompanist. 1972/08/16 Elkins Randolph WV 38 good to poor Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Triplett, Lee 190 Fiddle music with occasional banjo music. 1972/08/17,18 Clay Clay WV 39,40 good to poor Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Wine, Melvin 191 Accompanied (banjo, guitar, mandolin) fiddle music. Tape is interspersed with Wine's comments about his musical sources and techniques. 1972/11/xx Copen Braxton WV 41,42 good to poor Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Carpenter, Arley 192 Accompanied (guitar, banjo) and unaccompanied fiddle music. Carpenter plays on an amplified fiddle. 1973/01/03 Monterville Randolph WV 43 fair to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Springston, Glen 193 Unaccompanied vocal music. Interspersed with commentary on sources, contexts and family history. 1973/01/05 Wolf Pen Wyoming WV 44 fair to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Douglas, Wilson 194 Accompanied (banjo) fiddle and guitar music. 1973/01/05 Ivydale Clay WV 45,46 excellent Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Morris, Jennings 195 Unaccompanied banjo music. Morris discusses his sources, techniques and initial musical education through a correspondence course. 1973/02/17 Cown Webster WV 47,48 excellent Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Selman and Friends 196 Accompanied vocal and instrumental music by Olen Selman's bluegrass band 1973/02/17 Cowen Webster WV 49 excellent Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Chestnut Ridge Methodist Church 197 Accompanied (piano, organ) choir and congregation music. Song service at the church. 1973/02/25 Philippi Barbour WV 50 fair to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Strange, Kearney and James Dowdel 198 Unaccompanied banjo and vocal music. Kearney Strange gives an oral history. Discussion of local musicians present and past, including Edden Hammons and other Hammons family members and Jack McElwain. Other topics of discussion include local farming practices, Native Americans and general county history. 1973/03/07 Webster Springs Webster WV 51 good Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Chestnut Ridge Methodist Church II 199 Accompanied (piano, organ) choir and congregation music. Song service at the church. 1973/03/11 Philippi Barbour WV 50 fair to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Fluharty, Lawrence 200 Accompanied (banjo, guitar, bass fiddle) fiddle music by a State Fiddling Champion of WV, MD, PA and a runner-up in OH. Collected and recorded by Daniel H. Tabler for T. S. Brown. 1973/04/05 Colliers Brooke WV 52 excellent Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Springston, Lynn 201 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1973/05/21 Wolf's Pen Gilmer WV 53,54 good to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Cohenour, John 202 Unaccompanied banjo music. Cohenour states that he learned most of what he knows about banjo playing from his father who was a blacksmith and logger in Greenbrier County. 1973/05/23 Sharples Logan WV 55a fair Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Barker, Robert 203 Accompanied (banjo) vocal music and solo banjo music. Barker offers his knowledge of his family history at the conclusion of the collection. 1973/05/23 Sharples Logan WV 55b,56a good to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Rose, Harry 204 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1973/05/24 Birch River area Nicholas WV 56b good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Williams, Bill 205 Accompanied (guitar) vocal music and unaccompanied guitar music. Performed by a rather noted blues artist. 1973/05/24 Greenup x KY 57 excellent Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Carpenter, Harry 206 Accompanied (guitar) vocal music. Tape also includes some oral history. 1973/05/24 Birch River area Nicholas WV 58a excellent Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Lozier, John 207 Unaccompanied harmonica music by a virtuoso performer and a master of a variety of amazing techniques including playing with his nose while whistling simultaneously and playing two or more harmonicas at the same time. 1973/05/25 South Portsmouth x KY 58,59 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Lozier II, John 208 Unaccompanied harmonica music by a virtuoso performer and a master of a variety of amazing techniques including playing with his nose while whistling simultaneously and playing two or more harmonicas at the same time. 1973/05/25 South Portsmouth x KY 59 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Sites, Ethel 209 Unaccompanied vocal music. Recorded by Mrs. Caroline Fruchtman, daughter of Mrs. Sites, at the request of Thomas S. Brown. 1973/05/x Memphis x TN 60 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Springston, Lynn 210 Unaccompanied vocal music. Anecdotes, tales and some local history are interspersed between the songs. 1973/06/04 x Gilmer WV 61 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Rose, Howard 211 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1973/06/05 Erbacon Webster WV 62 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Wilson, Edwin 212 Fiddle and guitar music with occasional banjo and accompanied (guitar) vocal music. Wilson says that he learned to fiddle from Jack McElwain and Edden Hammons and refers to them frequently throughout the session. 1973/06/05 Birch River Nicholas WV 63a good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Lozier, Mr. John & Mrs. John Lozier 213 Unaccompanied vocal music. The Lozier's neighbor contributes one song and talks about Books family history. 1973/07/16 South Portsmouth x KY 64,65 excellent Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Curry, Lula M. 214 Unaccompanied vocal music. Mrs. Curry refers to her father, William Maynard, from whom she learned most of her music, frequently throughout the tape. The tape concludes with several recitations by the performer. 1973/07/17 Huntington Cabell WV 66,67 excellent Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Hughes, Delbert 215 Unaccompanied fiddle music by a winner of the fiddle contest at the West Virginia Folk Music Festival at Glenville in 1973. Brown doubles on the banjo in the final brief selection on this recording. 1973/07/17 Olev Kanawha WV 68 good to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Williams, Bill 216 Unaccompanied guitar music and accompanied (guitar) vocal music. Williams, a blues artist, also plays one tune on the banjo. Brown doubles William's guitar playing on the banjo on another tune. The tape also includes a generous amount of oral history concerning William's life, work on the railroad, gospel music styles and techniques, song composition and so forth. 1973/07/17 Greenup x KY 69-71 good Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Rector, Earl 217 Unaccompanied fiddle music and a recitation. 1973/07/25 Lost Creek Harrison WV 72a fair Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Davisson, Ruth and Maude Wilcox Davisson 218 Unaccompanied vocal music. Tape also includes brief mention of logging stories and family history. 1973/07/25 Lost Creek Harrison WV 72a fair Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown McWhorter, Mr. Iden and Mrs. Iden McWhorter 219 Recitations, folklore and oral history. In addition to a lengthy recitation, "Little Tim", and a discussion of the woman in the moon, is the telling of a local murder story and the tale of a family Christmas homecoming. 1973/07/25 Lost Creek Harrison WV 72a poor to unintelligible Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Christian, John 220 Unaccompanied fiddle and banjo music. 1973/07/29 Williams River Webster WV 73 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Brown, Liza S. "Liny" 221 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1973/08/04 Gem Braxton WV 74 excellent Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Wine Family 222 Accompanied (banjo, guitar) instrumental and vocal music. By a variety of performers. 1973/08/05 Cedar Creek State Park Gilmer WV 75,76 poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Abrums, Olive 223 Unaccompanied vocal music. Mrs. Abrums is a locally noted gospel singer who grew up in South Carolina. She discusses her musical sources, motives for her singing, and the relationship between the spiritual and American slavery. 1973/08/06 Racine Boone WV 77,78 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Meadows, Dulcie 224 Unaccompanied dulcimer music. Mrs. Meadows explains that the tradition of playing and constructing dulcimers extends back to her grandfather who moved into Mercer County from Virginia. 1973/08/06 Matoaka Mercer WV 79 good to poor Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Walker, Charles 225 Accompanied (guitar) vocal music. Tape also includes extensive oral history concerning Walker's music, slavery, liberation and subsequent enlistment and treatment of freed slaves by the coal industry in WV. 1973/08/07 Jenkin-Jones McDowell WV 80,81 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Halloway, Choice R. "Squeeze" and Charlie Walker 226 Unaccompanied guitar and banjo music and accompanied (guitar, banjo) vocal music. 1973/08/07 Jenkin-Jones McDowell WV 82 good to fair Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Page, Sarah H. 227 Unaccompanied vocal music. Recitations and oral history are included also. Mrs. Page discusses lifetime recollections of music, poetry, the position of Afro-Americans in American society, slavery and the roles of music and musicians in plantation life. 1973/08/08 Kimball McDowell WV 83 good to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Stollings, Wilson 228 Unaccompanied fiddle and banjo music. 1973/08/08 Chapmanville Logan WV 84 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Tate, Dan 229 Accompanied (banjo) vocal and banjo music. Interspersed with brief commentary on sources and Tate's family history. 1973/08/11 Fancy Gap x VA 85 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Stump, Mrs. L. G. 230 Unaccompanied vocal music. Tape is interspersed with oral history concerning Mrs. Stump's upbringing in Calhoun County, and her father, S. A. McCartney's activities as a singing master. 1973/09/18 Morgantown Monongalia WV 86 excellent Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Gum, Dona and Zona Gum Gear 231 Accompanied (banjo) vocal music. Tape also includes a brief discussion of fiddle and banjo techniques as well as the sisters' reminiscences of fiddler, Edden Hammons. 1973/09/20 Mill Creek Randolph WV 87 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Boarman, Andrew H. 232 Unaccompanied autoharp, banjo and fiddle music. Boarman is an accomplished musician who is also a skilled manufacturer of Dixie Grand Banjos. This collection is interspersed with an informative discussion pertaining to musicians, instruments and techniques. 1973/11/15 Martinsburg Berkeley WV 88,89 excellent to fair Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Tross, Clarence 233 Accompanied (banjo) vocal music and solo banjo music. Tross explains that he learned his music from his father who was born a slave and was a young boy at the time of emancipation. Tross also discusses his banjo technique in some detail. 1973/11/16 Cattail Hardy WV 90,91 good to poor Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Gum, Dona and Zona Gum Gear 234 Accompanied (banjo) vocal and solo banjo music. 1973/11/20 Mill Creek Randolph WV 92 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Sanson, Mr. Carmel and Mrs. Carmel Sanson 235 Accompanied (banjo, guitar) vocal and solo banjo music. 1973/12/29 Gauley Mills Nicholas WV 93 good to fair Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Beverly, Mary 236 Unaccompanied vocal. Mrs. Beverly explains that she learned her music from her parents who were farmers in Virginia. 1974/02/14 Bridgeport Harrison WV 94a good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Bassel, Bernice Harlan 237 Unaccompanied vocal music. Mrs. Bassel also gives oral history and folklore. 1974/02/14 Lost Creek Harrison WV 94b good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown McQuain, Alton 238 Accompanied (banjo) and unaccompanied fiddle, guitar, banjo and rubber band music. Brown joins in on banjo in two selections. 1974/02/15 Diana Webster WV 95 fair to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Sandy, Bud 239 Unaccompanied banjo music. Tape includes a great deal of oral history concerning Sandy's life, travels and acquaintances. 1974/03/04 Orlando Lewis WV 96 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Wine, Melvin 240 Accompanied (guitar) and unaccompanied fiddle music. This tape is a recording of an appearance by Wine before a crowd at WVU, which was arranged by T. S. Brown. Wine addresses the crowd, discussing a variety of topics throughout the session. 1974/04/10 Morgantown Monongalia WV 97,98 excellent Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Wilson, Jenny 241 Unaccompanied banjo music and song recitations. The first half of tape 99 is a recording of a tape Mrs. Wilson made by her grandson, Roger Bryant in 1971. 1974/04/26 Peach Creek Logan WV 99,100 excellent Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Parsons, Phoebe 242 Accompanied (banjo) and unaccompanied vocal and banjo music. Mrs. Parsons discusses Cottrell and Parsons family history and musical traditions. 1974/05/23 Orma Calhoun WV 101 good Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Curry, Lula M. 243 Unaccompanied vocal music. Tape also includes an oral history concerning the Hatfield-McCoy feud. Mrs. Curry is related to both the Hatfields and McCoys and explains that "Devil Anse" Hatfield was her uncle by marriage. 1974/05/24 Huntington Cabell WV 101,102 good Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Jackson, Bertha 244 Unaccompanied vocal music. Interspersed with brief commentary on the performer's sources and childhood in Braxton County. 1974/06/17 Morgantown Monongalia WV 103 excellent Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Burns, Luther 245 Unaccompanied vocal music. Also folk tales and other folklore. 1974/06/21 Morgantown Monongalia WV 104 excellent Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Davis, Charlie 246 Unaccompanied banjo music. 1974/06/25 Onego Pendleton WV 105a,105b fair Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Hammons, Sherman 247 Unaccompanied vocal and solo banjo music. Commentary on the music and sources as well as stories concerning bears, Native Americans and other topics are interspersed. 1974/06/25-26 Williams River Pocahontas WV 105b-107 good to poor Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Pitzer, Herbert and Harry Dickson 248 Solo and duo banjo and fiddle music. Tape is interspersed with commentary on musical sources and techniques. The duo has received much of their inspiration from Charlie Poole's band, several members of which grew up in Monroe County. 1974/06/27 Lindside Monroe WV 108,109 fair to good Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Blevins, Charles 249 Accompanied (banjo) vocal and solo banjo music. Blevins is quite a local celebrity as a musician. He frequently swaps tunes with guests and neighbors at the Red Robin Inn, which he owns and operates. Most of the tunes in this collection are played on an antique banjo. 1974/06/28 Borderland Mingo WV 110-112 good to poor Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Sampson, Harvey 250 Unaccompanied banjo, fiddle, harmonica and vocal music. Sampson's comments on musical instruments, techniques, tune origins and his sources are interspersed. 1974/07/24 Mound's Run Calhoun WV 113,114 good to poor Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Shultz, Ginny 251 Unaccompanied guitar and vocal music. 1974/07/31 Lindside Monroe WV 115 fair Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Dickson, Harry 252 Unaccompanied banjo music. Commentary on techniques and tunings is interspersed throughout the collection and indeed throughout the tunes themselves as Dickson illustrates his style for Brown. Although this collection contains only banjo music, Dickson is also a fine fiddler (see Collections 168 & 248). 1974/07/31 Lindside Monroe WV 116,117 good to poor Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Schultz, Leonard and Vera Schultz Coulter 253 Accompanied (piano, guitar) vocal music and instrumental music. 1974/07/31 Lindside Monroe WV 118 good to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Sampson, Harvey 254 Unaccompanied fiddle and vocal music. 1974/08/01 Nicut Calhoun WV 119 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Sampson, Harvey and Senate Cottrell 255 Unaccompanied vocal and fiddle music. 1974/08/23 Nicut Calhoun WV 120 good Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown West, Mabel 256 Unaccompanied vocal music. Mrs. West offers her reminiscences of the murder of Quiet Dell which took place in Marion County in the 1930s. 1974/10/04 Clarksburg Harrison WV 121 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Vester Pepper Family 257 Accompanied (piano) and unaccompanied vocal music. Gospel music. 1974/10/19 Ansted Fayette WV 122 excellent Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Hardmann, Mrs. Rosa 258 Unaccompanied vocal music. Mrs. Hardman learned her gospel songs from her parents who were born into slavery. Points of discussion in the collection include black hymnody and the beginnings of Afro-American public education in Fayette County. 1974/11/07 Victor Fayette WV 121b,123,124 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Hamrick, Cora 259 Unaccompanied vocal music. The first half of tape 125 consists of a conversation between T. S. Brown and Mount Nebo, WV resident Willis Huffman concerning the history of the Mount Nebo Gospel Singing Convention. Mrs. Huffman also plays fragments of recordings he made of local singers back in 1959. The only substantial musical selection recorded by Brown is a lengthy version of the "Drunkard's Dream" performed by Rahemoth Dooley. 1974/11/08 Summersville Nicholas WV 125 excellent to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Oitto, Helen and Von Smith 260 Accompanied (fiddle) vocal music and unaccompanied vocal and fiddle music. 1975/01/02 Hot Springs x SD 126,127 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Danley, Ernest 261 Unaccompanied vocal music. Danley is a religious man and briefly discusses hymns, old churches and religious miracles. 1975/02/06 Glenville Gilmer WV 128 excellent Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Marks, Phyllis 262 Unaccompanied vocal music. Phyllis Fizer Marks also recites poetry and her husband sings one song. 1975/02/06,14 Tanner Gilmer WV 129,130 good Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Harris, May 263 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1975/03/07 Caress Nicholas WV 131 excellent Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Chestnut Ridge People's Chapel Methodist Church 264 Accompanied (organ) vocal music. Tape consists of gospel songs and spirituals. 1975/03/14 Chestnut Ridge Barbour WV 132 good x
Thomas S. Brown Cool, Maynard 265 Accompanied banjo, fiddle, and vocal music. 1975/04/13 Diana Webster WV 133 excellent x
Thomas S. Brown Knissell, Ora 266 Accompanied and unaccompanied fiddle music. Tape also includes some coal mining history. 1975/04/22 Westover Monongalia WV 134 good Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown McCoy, Paul 267 Accompanied vocal and guitar music and unaccompanied music performed on the musical saw. 1979/04/23 Morgantown Monongalia WV 135 excellent Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Parsons, Phoebe, Noah Cottrell, and Harvey Sampson 268 Accompanied fiddle, banjo and vocal music. All three musicians were on the West Virginia University campus for Mountaineer Week. 1975/11/07 Morgantown Monongalia WV 136 fair to poor Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Danley, Ernest and Virgil 269 Unaccompanied vocal music. Includes hymns and bawdy ballads. 1976/09/17 x Gilmer WV 137 good Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Hammons, Sherman 270 Accompanied string band and vocal music. 1976/10/05 Morgantown Monongalia WV 138 good Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Schaffer, Perry 271 Unaccompanied vocal and accordian music. 1976/10/13 St. George Tucker WV 139 good Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Nestor, Onda Schaffer 272 Unaccompanied vocal music. Tape also includes oral history. 1978/10/21 Knottsville Taylor WV 140 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Johnson, Vera Yancey 273 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1976/11/17 Morgantown Monongalia WV 141,142 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown St. Stephen's African Baptist Church 274 Accompanied (piano) and unaccompanied music and religious service. 1977/01/02 Cassville Monongalia WV 143,144 good Notes and photographs available.
Thomas S. Brown Taylor, Leland 275 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1977/05/17 Morgantown Monongalia WV 145 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Williams, Robert "Uncle Bob" 276 Unaccompanied vocal music. Includes spirituals and blues. 1977/05/08 Cassville Monongalia WV 145,146 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Hammons, Currence 277 Accompanied and unaccompanied banjo and vocal music. 1977/05/19 Huttonsville Randolph WV 147,148 fair to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Hannum, Alberta P. and Ebie Hess 278 Unaccompanied vocal music. Also includes recited folk songs and some oral history. Ebie Hess, from Hinton, WV, performs one unaccompanied vocal piece. 1977/09/22 Wheeling Ohio WV 149 fair to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Stover, Hazel and Jerry Stover 279 Accompanied and unaccompanied guitar and vocal music. 1977/10/01 Ivydale Clay WV 151,152 good to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown McCumbers, Lester 280 Accompanied fiddle, banjo, guitar and vocal music. 1979/03/02 Nicut Calhoun WV 153,154 good to fair Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Smith, Lora and Lola England 281 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1975/05/01 Philippi Barbour WV 155 good to fair Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Crites, Katherine 282 Unaccompanied banjo music. 1979/04/17 Everettsville Monongalia WV 131 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Clutter, Violet 283 Unaccompanied vocal music. x Everettsville Monongalia WV 131 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Ward, Suzie "Sis" 284 Unaccompanied vocal music. 1979/04/17 Everettsville Monongalia WV 131 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Wiregrass Sacred Harp Singers 285 Unaccompanied vocal music. Tape consists of syllablized spiritual music. 1979/04/27 Berea x KY 156,157 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Mount Olivet Regular Baptist Church 286 Accompanied vocal music. Tape consists of hymns and spiritual music. 1979/04/28 Berea x KY 158,159 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Gainer, Dr. Patrick 287 Accompanied and unaccompanied vocal music. (Copy of his album, "Folksongs of the Allegheny Mountains". PB-661, 1963) x x x x 160 excellent Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Miller, Grover Cleveland 288 Unaccompanied vocal music. x Glenville Gilmer WV 161 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Smith, Inez 289 Unaccompanied vocal music. Also includes folk tales. 1962/xx/xx x x x 162 fair to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Hall, Alph 290 Unaccompanied fiddle and banjo music. 1972/07/13 Diana Webster WV 163 good to excellent x
Thomas S. Brown Caper, Fred 291 Vocal and guitar music. Tom Brown, the interviewer, sings and plays banjo on a few selections. 1972/05/21 Keyy's Tank Mercer WV 164 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown George, Frank 292 Instrumental fiddle, banjo and guitar music. 1971/02/26 Princeton Mercer WV 165a fair to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown George, Frank 293 Group and solo instrumental music. Also contains some songs by an unidentified member of the group and a portion of an unidentified bagpipe record and comments by Jane George. 1971/02/27 Princeton Mercer WV 165b,166,167,168 fair to poor x
Thomas S. Brown Galax 294 Instrumental music. A group of musicians gathered for a festival which was rained out. 1972/05/20 Galax x VA 169a fair to poor x
Thomas S. Brown Tate 295 Vocal and banjo music. 1972/05/20 Fancy Gap x VA 169b,170,171 fair to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Kniceley, James 296 Music and conversation with Kniceley and his wife. Both sing unaccompanied and with banjo and guitar accompaniment by Dena. She also plays some banjo solos in both frailing and "uppicking" styles. Material includes parlor and vaudeville songs, humorous songs, dance music, murder ballads, railroad and timber ballads, and oral history. 1975/06/25 Friar's Hill Greenbrier WV 172,173,174 excellent to good x
Thomas S. Brown Sampson, Harvey 297 Unaccompanied fiddle and vocal music. Also includes some oral history and discussion of technique. 1975/07/02 Nicut vicinity Braxton WV 175 good x
Thomas S. Brown Yancey, Oscar 298 Vocal music and oral history by this lifelong resident of the Hinton area. Yancey's daughter accompanies him on two songs. 1982/10/23 Hinton Fayette WV 176 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Miller, Ross and Herb Pitzer 299 Instrumental fiddle, banjo and guitar music. Recording includes primarily old-time fiddle tunes accompanied by bluegrass-style banjo. There are some fiddle and banjo solos. 1974/06/27 x Monroe WV 177 excellent to poor Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Riverside Gospel Church 300 Gospel hymns by the congregation, choir, and instrumentalists of the Riverside Gospel Church. (Guitar is electric.) 1975/02/02 Westover Monongalia WV 178 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Miscellaneous Gospel 301 Gospel quartets with piano, guitar, or pump organ accompaniment. Some soloists, trios, chairs, and unaccompanied groups are also included. Additional material from singing conventions represented in collections 401-404, but unidentified date or locale and separate events are represented. 1959?/xx/xx-1960?/xx/xx x Nicholas? WV 179-186 excellent to good x
Thomas S. Brown Nicholas County Miscellaneous 302 Unaccompanied vocal music. Also recitations by various Nicholas County Children and older people. The children sing and recite children's songs, Bible stories and nursery rhymes. Older people sing hymns and ballads and recite poetry and scripture. Also includes some oral history. 1959-1960 x Nicholas WV 187a,187b good x
Thomas S. Brown Goss, Evangeline 303 Unaccompanied vocal music. Also includes family reminiscences. 1979/09/27 Beckley Raleigh WV 188 good Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Jenkins, Clinton 304 Accompanied (guitar) vocal music. Jenkins gives ballads, minstrel songs, play-party songs, and also some history. He is accompanied on two songs by a local schoolteacher. 1982/10/23 Marie Summers WV 189 excellent Notes available.
Thomas S. Brown Heritage Week Worship 305 A wide range of hymn styles is presented, both unaccompanied and accompanied by piano or organ. Dr. Thomas S. Brown reads commentary on the history and settings of the music. Six church choirs sing in a program entitled "Music of Worship in 1900" sponsored by the Monongalia County Historical Society as part of "Heritage Week." 1982/10/03 Morgantown Monongalia WV 190 good Notes available.
Folk Festivals Glenville Folk Festival 400 A series of recordings of festival events and music made by Dr. Patrick Gainer. Four reels (7") 7&1/2 ips. 1957/06/xx Glenville Gilmer WV T1-T4 good to fair Notes available.
Folk Festivals West Virginia State Singing Convention-- Nicholas County Convocation 401 Gospel music performed at the Nicholas County Convocation. One reel (7") 3&3/4 ips. 1959/08/16 Mount Nebo Nicholas WV T5 x Notes available.
Folk Festivals West Virginia State Singing Convention - Labor Day Sing 402 Gospel music recorded during the Convention's annual "Labor Day Sing". Two reels (5" & 7") 3&3/4 ips. 1959/09/xx Mount Nebo Nicholas WV T6,T7 x Notes available.
Folk Festivals West Virginia State Singing Convention 403 A series of recordings of gospel music performed at the West Virginia State Singing Convention. Four reels (5" & 7") 3&3/4 ips. 1959/xx/xx Mount Nebo Nicholas WV T8-T11 x Notes available.
Folk Festivals West Virginia State Singing Convention - Nicholas County Convocation 404 Gospel music. One reel (7") 3&3/4 ips. 1960/xx/xx Mount Nebo Nicholas WV T12 x Notes available.
Folk Festivals Glenville Folk Festival 405 A recording of various events at the Festival. One reel (7") 3&3/4 ips. 1964/06/xx Glenville Gilmer WV T13 x Notes available.
Folk Festivals Glenville Folk Festival 406 A series of recordings of a variety of events at the Festival. Three reels (7") 3&3/4 and 7&1/2 ips. 1965/06/xx Glenville Gilmer WV T14-T16 x Notes available.
Folk Festivals Ivydale Collection 407 Recorded by Dave Morris. One reel (7") 7&1/2 ips. 1965/xx/xx Ivydale Clay WV T17 x Notes available.
Folk Festivals Ivydale Collection 408 One reel (7") 7&1/2 ips. 1965/xx/xx Ivydale Clay WV T18 x Notes available.
Folk Festivals Glenville Folk Festival 409 A series of recordings of Festival events and music made by Fern Rollyson. Four reels (7") 3&3/4 and 7&1/2 ips. 1966/06/xx Glenville Gilmer WV T19-T22 x Notes available.
Folk Festivals Glenville Folk Festival 410 A series of recordings of various events and music. One reel (7") 3&3/4 ips. 1967/06/xx Glenville Gilmer WV T23 x Notes available.
Folk Festivals Glenville Folk Festival 411 Folk festival evening programs recorded by Don Phillips. Six reels (7") 3&3/4 and 7&1/2 ips. 1971/06/xx Glenville Gilmer WV T24-T29 x Notes available.
Folk Festivals Glenville Folk Festival 412 Folk Festival informal performances recorded by Thomas S. Brown. One reel (7") 3&3/4 and 7&1/2 ips. 1971/06/18 Glenville Gilmer WV T30 x Notes available.
Folk Festivals West Virginia State Championship Fiddler's Contest 413 A recording of various events at the 1971 Fiddler's Championship. Two reels (7") 7&1/2 ips. 1971/09/xx Elkins Randolph WV T31,T32 x Notes available.
Folk Festivals Pipestem Music Festival 414 A recording of various events at the 1971 Festival. Eleven reels (7") 7&1/2 ips. 1971/xx/xx Pipestem Summers WV T33-T43 x Notes available.
Folk Festivals Pipestem Music Festival 415 A recording of an informal collection of music and mining songs at the 1971 Festival. 1971/xx/xx Pipestem Summers WV T44 x Notes available.
Folk Festivals Morris Family Folk Festival 416 A recording of various events at the third Morris Festival. Six reels (7") 3&3/4 and 7&1/2 ips. 1971/xx/xx Ivydale Clay WV T45-T50 x Notes available.
Folk Festivals West Virginia Fiddle and Banjo Contest 417 Three sides of this recording were made at the 1971 Fiddle and Banjo Contest. One side is banjo playing by Dwight Diller in Morgantown. Two reels (7") 7&1/2 ips. 1971/xx/xx Marlinton Pocahontas WV T51,T52 x Notes available.
Folk Festivals Glenville Folk Festival 418 A series of recordings of various events and music. Six reels (5" & 7") 7&1/2 ips. 1972/06/xx Glenville Gilmer WV T53-T58 x Notes available.
Folk Festivals West Virginia State Championship Fiddle and Banjo Contest 419 A series of recordings of events and music. Three reels (7") 7&1/2 ips. 1972/10/xx Elkins Randolph WV T59-T61 x Notes available.
Wayne Howard Hammons, Burl 500 Instrumental fiddle and guitar music. 1971/12/11 Stillwell Pocahontas WV 1 good x
Wayne Howard Diller, Dwight 501 Unaccompanied fiddle and banjo music. 1971/12/21 Marlinton Pocahontas WV 1 good x
Wayne Howard Hammons 502 Unaccompanied fiddle and banjo music. 1972/01/20 Marlinton Pocahontas WV 2 good x
Wayne Howard Hammons, Lee 503 Unaccompanied fiddle and banjo music. 1972/02/16 Marlinton Pocahontas WV 2 good x
Wayne Howard Hammons, Sherman 504 Unaccompanied fiddle and banjo music. Tape also includes an oral history by Hammons. 1972?/xx/xx Marlinton Pocahontas WV 3 good x
Wayne Howard Diller-Williams 505 Instrumental fiddle and banjo music. 1973/04/20 Marlinton Pocahontas WV 4 x x
Wayne Howard Hammons, Sherman 506 Unaccompanied banjo music. Also some discussion of fiddling technique and the life of Edden Hammons. 1973/05/06 Stillwell Pocahontas WV 4 good to poor x
Wayne Howard Hammons, Sherman 507 Instrumental (banjo) music and vocal music. Also an oral history and discussion of Hammons' work as a logger in West Virginia. 1973/07/29 Marlinton Pocahontas WV 5,6 good to fair x
Wayne Howard Hammons, Lee 508 Unaccompanied fiddle music. 1971?/xx/xx or 1973?/xx/xx Marlinton Pocahontas WV 7 good x
Wayne Howard Hammons-Parker 509 Solo tunes and songs. 1971?/xx/xx or 1973?/xx/xx Stillwell Pocahontas WV 8 good x
Wayne Howard Hammons, Lee 510 Solo fiddle music and spoken lyrics. Also some comment on the tunes. 1971?/xx/xx or 1973?/xx/xx Marlinton Pocahontas WV 9 good to fair x
Wayne Howard Hammons 511 Unaccompanied banjo and fiddle music. Also some sung and spoken song lyrics. Tunes A-M probably Lee, N-Z probably Sherman. 1971?/xx/xx or 1973?/xx/xx x Pocahontas? WV? 10 good to fair x
Wayne Howard Hammons 512 Unaccompanied banjo, fiddle and vocal music. 1971?/xx/xx or 1973?/xx/xx x Pocahontas? WV? 11 fair to poor x
Wayne Howard Parker, Maggie 513 Unaccompanied songs and tunes. 1971?/xx/xx or 1974?/xx/xx x Pocahontas? WV? 12 good x
Wayne Howard Parker, Maggie and Burl Hammons 514 Unaccompanied songs and fiddle music. 1980/09/16 Stillwell Pocahontas WV 13 good to fair x
Wayne Howard Parker, Maggie 515 Unaccompanied songs and banjo music. 1971-1980 Stillwell Pocahontas WV 14 good to poor x
Miscellaneous Linder, Sara Alma Davidson 516 Mostly unaccompanied vocal music. Also accompanied (vocal, dulcimer) vocal music. Includes ballads, play-party songs, spirituals and others. 1966/09/25 x Gilmer WV 15 fair Notes available.
Miscellaneous Turner-Jones 517 Ballads and dance tunes. The hammered dulcimer was made by Jones' father, James Forrester of Tyler County. Recorded by Fern Rollyson and David Morris. 1962/08/14 x x x 16 fair to poor Notes available.
Miscellaneous Klee, Jacob 518 Unaccompanied accordian music. Klee had forgotten the original names of the tunes, and made up the titles given. Selections H and I were recorded at an unspecified later date. Recorded on 78 rpm disk by Earl Cool. 1951/10/07 Webster Springs Webster WV 17 poor x
Miscellaneous Hammons, Burl 519 Unaccompanied and accompanied (guitar) fiddle music. 1971/07/08 Marlinton Pocahontas WV 164 poor with speed variations and noise Notes available.
Miscellaneous Kelly 520 Unaccompanied vocal music. Tape consists of songs and ballads, as well as some oral history. Mrs. Kelly is prompted by recorders Dave Morris and Fern Rollyson. 1964/xx/xx x x x 19a excellent Notes available.
Miscellaneous Workman, Mary Belle 521 Accompanied (autoharp) vocal music. Tape consists of songs and ballads. Interview recorded by Dave Morris and Fern Rollyson. 1963/xx/xx Moysel Clay WV 19b good x
Miscellaneous Lawson Family 522 Traditional dance and fiddle music and spirituals. (Includes dance calls.) Interview recorded by Joe Lawson and Sherman Lawson's son. 1956/xx/xx Logan Logan WV 20, 21 good to poor Partial notes available.
Fern Rollyson Miller, Gilbert 523 Miller sings ballads and hymns, and recites a humorous sermon and two poems. He discusses old-time hymn singing and is joined by some unidentified singers performing hymns. One hymn is "lined out." 1963/10/12 Annamariah Calhoun WV 22a fair Notes available.
Fern Rollyson Miscellaneous 524 Unaccompanied and accompanied songs. This collection appears to have been produced as a radio show and may have originated on stage at the State Folk Festival in Glenville in the early 1960's. x x x x 22a good Notes available.
Fern Rollyson Cottrell, Senate 525 Unaccompanied fiddle music. Also includes a bible reading. 1963?/xx/xx Nicut Calhoun WV 22b fair x
Fern Rollyson Somerville 526 Unaccompanied vocal music. Interview recorded by Fern Rollyson and Dave Morris. 1963/09/10 Palestine Wirt WV 22b good x
Fern Rollyson Helmick, Dessie 527 Accompanied (autoharp) vocal music. Selections recorded by Dave Morris and Fern Rollyson. 1963/09/xx x x x 22b good x
Fern Rollyson Dye, Mrs. J. A. 528 One unaccompanied song. Mrs. Dye also discusses her late husband's work as a rural doctor in the early years of the twentieth century. 1963/xx/xx Chloe Calhoun WV 22b fair x
Fern Rollyson Collins, Lester 529 Unaccompanied songs and ballads. Collins also describes an execution that took place in Glenville. An unidentified woman joins Collins in one song. Interview recorded by Dave Morris and Fern Rollyson. 1963?/xx/xx x x x 22b fair to poor x
Miscellaneous Wine, Melvin 530 Songs and tunes, possibly recorded at Wine's home. Most of the music features one or two tenor banjos performing music unaccompanied and accompanied by a guitar and fiddle. There are also accompanied and unaccompanied guitar solos, vocal solos, unaccompanied group vocals, dulcimer tunes, and fiddle tunes with guitar and tenor banjo accompaniment. Most fiddle tunes are extremely difficult to identify, because the microphone was apparently placed too close to the tenor banjos and guitar. 1963/xx/xx Copen? Gilmer? WV? 23, 24 good to poor x
Miscellaneous Hammons, Sherman 531 Unaccompanied vocal music. Ballads. 1976/Spring x Pocahontas WV 25 excellent Notes available.
Miscellaneous Epler, Raymond 532 Solo dulcimer music. Several selections are accompanied with guitar, dulcimer, autoharp and hammered dulcimer. There is also an extensive discussion of the sources of dulcimer music and performance techniques. 1987/07/11 South Charleston Kanawha WV 26 excellent to fair Notes available.
Miscellaneous Dix-Green 533 One vocal song with dobro and guitar accompaniment. Contributed by Dr. Keith Dix and Archie Green. x x x x 27 good x
Miscellaneous Pennington, H. C. 534 Solo banjo music played in an old two-finger style as well as in the more familiar frailing style. x x x x 28 good x
Miscellaneous Monk 535 Guitar played in a three-finger (thumb, index, middle) style. Two selections are accompanied with fiddle. 1981/04/14 Athens Mercer WV 29 x x
Miscellaneous Cottrell, Jenes 536 Songs, banjo tunes, oral history and banjo building techniques included in a presentation to classes of Cowen Elementary School . The students sing songs in chorus, with music teacher on guitar. Tape changes speed on side b. x Cowen Webster WV 30 good to fair x
Miscellaneous Gorman, Lloyd "Lute" 537 Fiddle tunes and conversation. Gorman is accompanied with guitar on some selections. Gorman's sister contributes to the discussion of music, play-parties, history, food, and current events. x x x x 31 good to poor x
Miscellaneous Mook, Minnie 538 Unaccompanied vocal music. Tape also includes Mook's discussion of family and local history. 1976/12/27 Bergdan x VA 32 good x
Miscellaneous Mass 539 The performer sings and plays guitar and recorder. There is also an extensive discussion of guitar and vocal technique and the sources of the music. x x x x 33 excellent x
Miscellaneous Boette, Marie 540 Collection includes vocal solos, hammered dulcimer solos, and vocal solos accompanied by dulcimer. Field recordings made by various collectors and used by Boette for her book, "Singa Hipsy Doodle" (Parkersburg, 1971). Several selections are transcribed and included in Boette's book. Recording dates in Boette's book indicate the interviews were done between 1940 and 1953. Each recording event is described in terms of disk rather than as reel number on the original recordings. Various Various x WV 34, 35 good to poor x
Miscellaneous Hall, Ellis 541 A collection of old recordings by Hall (fiddle) and an unnamed guitarist. The tape was recorded in 1975 by Carl Fleischhauer, apparently from old 78 rpm discs. x x x x 35 good x
Miscellaneous Buffalo Creek Duet 542 Instrumental music by the duet. 1976/06/xx Marshall Jackson WV 36 good x
Miscellaneous White, "Doc" 543 Solo banjo and fiddle music. Includes rare tunes and both finger-picking and frailing on the banjo. Also much discussion of White's medical training and experiences of his various pursuits, such as machine trades, prosthodontics, steam engine building, farming and music. Collection ends with comments by Dr. Patrick Gainer, one of the collectors. 1968/04/30 Ivydale Clay WV 37,38,39,40 excellent to good x
Miscellaneous Duling, Florena Evans 544 Unaccompanied ballads and two spoken ghost stories. 1978/09/07 Scherr Grant WV 41,42 excellent to good x
Miscellaneous Fahrner 545 Instrumental fiddle and guitar music. Tape also includes two unaccompanied vocal songs, in which the words are unintelligible. 1976/09/xx Helvetia Randolph WV 43 fair to poor x
Miscellaneous Collison, Dorothy and Ernest Scaggs 546 Accompanied (guitar and autoharp) vocal music. The pair performed at the 1961 WV State Fair, in a booth sponsored by the West Virginia Hillbilly newspaper. 1961/09/21 Lewisburg Greenbrier WV 44 good x
Miscellaneous Pitzer, Herbert and Harry Dickson 547 Instrumental fiddle and banjo with accompaniment (guitar). Guitar player unidentified. Includes discussion of sources and contexts of the music. x x x x 45 good x
Miscellaneous Hamrick, Dewey 548 Instrumental fiddle. Recorded by John Cuthbert and Paul Yeaton. 1981/04/14 Princeton Mercer WV 46,47 x x