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Bruce Greene Kentucky Fiddle Music Collection

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Bruce Greene Kentucky Fiddle Music Collection, 1970-1990 | Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

By Harry Rice and Lori Myers-Steele

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Collection Overview

Title: Bruce Greene Kentucky Fiddle Music Collection, 1970-1990Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Greene, Bruce

Extent: 6.0 Linear Feet

Subjects: Fiddle tunes -- Kentucky., Folk music -- Kentucky., Greene, Bruce -- 1951-

Languages: English

Abstract

One hundred seventy-four (174) audio field recordings (1970s-1990s) of interviews and performances that document the repertoire and playing styles of several dozen Kentucky fiddlers, mainly from the state's southern and southeastern regions.

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Subject/Index Terms

Fiddle tunes -- Kentucky.
Folk music -- Kentucky.
Greene, Bruce -- 1951-

Administrative Information

Repository: Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

Access Restrictions: Records can be accessed through the Reading Room, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College.  A sampling of audio files may be heard online.  Listening/reference copies for select recordings are available for use in the Reading Room.

Use Restrictions: Researches must obtain permission from Bruce Greene prior to copying any portion or part of recordings in this collection.  When using significant amounts of information obtained from recordings in this collection for research or publication, credit to Bruce Green should be given as the source of the information.  All other federal copyright regulations apply.

Preferred Citation: [Object identification], Bruce Greene Kentucky Fiddle Music Collection, Berea College Special Collections & Archives, Berea, KY.

Processing Information: The collection was arranged by Harry Rice, Sound Archivist.  The finding aid was created in 2015 by Harry Rice and Lori Myers-Steele, Collections Archivist.

Other Note:

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BCA 0090 SAA 090


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Series 1: Reel-To-Reel Audio Tape RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: BG-OR-001Add to your cart.

Sam Dyer: Fiddle tunes with Ed Dickens guitar, recorded by Bruce Greene at Lafayette, TN, February 5, 1972.  SAME AS BG-CT-025-026 

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Item 2: BG-OR-002Add to your cart.

Sam Dyer: Fiddle tunes with Ed Dickens guitar, recorded by Bruce Greene at Lafayette, TN, February 5 and 26, 1972.  SAME AS BG-CT-027-028

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Item 3: BG-OR-003Add to your cart.

Everett Kays: Fiddle tunes with Danny Kays, Bruce Greene, Doug Greene.  Recorded by Bruce Greene at Lawrenceburg, Anderson Co. KY, August 6, 1973. 

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Item 4: BG-OR-004Add to your cart.

Everett Kays: Fiddle tunes.  Recorded by Bruce Greene at Lawrenceburg, Anderson Co. KY, August 19, 1973.   

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Item 5: BG-OR-005Add to your cart.

Gusty Wallace:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene at Sulphur Well, Metcalfe Co.KY, November 14, 1973.   

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Item 6: BG-OR-006Add to your cart.

Gusty Wallace:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene at Sulphur Well, Metcalfe Co. KY, November 14, 1973. Street Butler: Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Elkton, Todd Co. KY,  April 10, 1976. ALSO ON BG-CT-093

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Item 7: BG-OR-007Add to your cart.

Gusty Wallace:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene at Sulphur Well, Metcalfe Co. KY, November 14, 1973. Street Butler: Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Elkton, Todd Co. KY,  April 10, 1976. ALSO ON BG-CT-094

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Item 8: BG-OR-008Add to your cart.

Elzie Estes:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene at Bowling Green, Warren Co. KY, March 14 & 25, 1974.   

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Item 9: BG-OR-009Add to your cart.

Elzie Estes:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene at Bowling Green, Warren Co. KY, March 25 & April 4, 1974.   

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Item 10: BG-OR-010Add to your cart.

Elzie Estes:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene at Bowling Green, Warren Co. KY,  April 9, 1974.   

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Item 11: BG-OR-011Add to your cart.

James Hood:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, [at Scottsville, Allen Co. KY], January 31, 1974;  Everett Kays:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene at Lawrenceburg, Anderson Co.  KY, November 30, 1975   

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Item 12: BG-OR-012Add to your cart.

James Hood:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, [at Scottsville, Allen Co. KY], March 7, 1974;  C. W. Strong:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene at Bowling Green, Warren Co. KY, January 8 & 15, 1975.   

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Item 13: BG-OR-013Add to your cart.

James Hood:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, [at Scottsville, Allen Co. KY], March 7 & 28, 1974;  Everett Kays:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene at Lawrenceburg, Anderson Co. KY, November 30, 1975.   

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Item 14: BG-OR-014Add to your cart.

James Hood:  Fiddle tunes and INTERVIEW recorded by Bruce Greene, at Scottsville, Allen Co. KY, March 21, 1974.   

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Item 15: BG-OR-015Add to your cart.

Jim Bowles:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, [at Rock Bridge, KY], October 5, 1973.   

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Item 16: BG-OR-016Add to your cart.

Jim Bowles:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Rock Bridge, KY, October 5 & 23, 1973.

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Box 2: Reel-To-Reel Audio Tape RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: BG-OR-017Add to your cart.

Jim Bowles:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Rock Bridge, KY, March 8, 1974   

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Item 2: BG-OR-018Add to your cart.

Jim Bowles:  Fiddle tunes and INTERVIEW recorded by Bruce Greene, at Rock Bridge, KY, March [8,] 1974.   

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Item 3: BG-OR-019Add to your cart.

John Rountree:  Fiddle tunes and INTERVIEW recorded by Bruce Greene, at Bowling Green, Warren Co. KY, March 15, 1974.

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Item 4: BG-OR-020Add to your cart.

Wallace and Marvin Thompson:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, n. p., March 30, 1974.   

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Item 5: BG-OR-021Add to your cart.

Chester Huffman:  INTERVIEW recorded by Bruce Greene, at Glasgow, Barren Co. KY, April 3, 1974.     

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Item 6: BG-OR-022Add to your cart.

Chester Huffman:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Glasgow, Barren Co. KY, April 5 & 11, 1974.  Everett Kays:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Lawrenceburg, Anderson Co. KY, November 30, 1975.   

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Item 7: BG-OR-023Add to your cart.

James Meredith: Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Bee Springs, Edmonson Co., KY, April 10, 1974.

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Item 8: BG-OR-024Add to your cart.

Milo Biggers: Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Glasgow, Barren Co. KY, April 11 & May 23, 1974.  Noble Page: Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Sparksville, Adair Co. KY, November 24, 1975.  A. J. Johnson: Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Annville, Jackson Co. KY, December 18, 1975.  Bowles Willis: Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Zachariah, Lee Co. KY, December 18, 1975 (includes recording of Charley Fraley of Cincinnati). Walker Johnson: Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Russell Springs, Russell Co. KY, November 24, 1975.   

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Item 9: BG-OR-025Add to your cart.

Gusty Wallace:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at [Sulphur Well], KY, March 24, 1974. Street Butler: Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Elkton, Todd Co. KY, April 10, 1976. ALSO ON BG-CT-100

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Item 10: BG-OR-026Add to your cart.

Gusty Wallace:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at [Sulphur Well], KY, March 31, 1974.  Street Butler: Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Elkton, Todd Co. KY, January 24 & April 10, 1976. ALSO ON BG-CT-105 

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Item 11: BG-OR-027Add to your cart.

Gusty Wallace:  Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at [Sulphur Well], KY, April 7, 1974; January 14 & April 11, 1975; and January 27, 1976.  ALSO ON BG-CT-092

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Item 12: BG-OR-028Add to your cart.

Charlie Kessinger: Fiddle and Banjo tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Morgantown, Butler Co. KY, April 22, 1974.  Pat Kingery: Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Glasgow, Barren Co. KY, February 27 & March 31 & April 13, 1976.   

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Item 13: BG-OR-029Add to your cart.

Charlie Kessinger, fiddle, and  L.C. Kessinger, guitar: Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Morgantown, Butler Co. KY, April 22, 1974.  Pat Kingery: Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Glasgow, Barren Co. KY, January 17, 1976.

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Item 14: BG-OR-030Add to your cart.

C. W. Strong: Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Bowling Green, Warren Co. KY, January 15 & May 20, 1975. 

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Item 15: BG-OR-031Add to your cart.

Sid Hudnall: Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Lewisburg, Butler Co., KY, January 29, 1975.   

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Item 16: BG-OR-032Add to your cart.

Grover and Glen Salyer: Fiddle tunes recorded by Bruce Greene, at Middletown, Bourbon Co. ?  KY, January 30 & April 7, 1976.  John M. Salyer from home recordings [1941-1942].  Also, Grover Salyer (April 7, 1976) and Grover & Glen Salyer (April 22, 1976). SIDE A ALSO ON BG-CT-097   

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Box 3: Reel-To-Reel Audio Tape RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: BG-OR-033Add to your cart.

Milo Biggers; Page Ellis; Chester Huffman:  Fiddle tunes from home recordings dubbed by Bruce Greene, loaned by Chester Huffman[?].   

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