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William Sears Home and Field Recordings Collection

Overview

Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Marion Pridemore Home Recordings

Whitley County, Kentucky Musicians / Singers Performance and Interview Recordings

Country Music Express Radio Program Recordings

John V. Walker / Roy and Raymond Perry Home Recordings

Darlene Carr Home Recordings, Documents and Photographs

Original DV Cassette Recordings



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William Sears Home and Field Recordings Collection, 1950-2008 | Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

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Collection Overview

Title: William Sears Home and Field Recordings Collection, 1950-2008Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Sears, William.

Extent: 7.0 Boxes (General)

Arrangement:

The collection has been arranged into the following six series:

Series 1: Marion Pridemore Home Recordings

Series 2: Whitley County, Kentucky Musicians / Singers Performance and Interview Recordings

Series 3: Country Music Express Radio Program Recordings

Series 4: John V. Walker / Roy and Raymond Perry Home Recordings

Series 5: Darlene Carr Home Recordings, Documents and Photographs

Series 6: Original DV Cassette Recordings

Subjects: Banjo music -- Kentucky., Country music -- Tennessee., Country Music Express (Radio program)., Country musicians -- Kentucky., Country musicians -- Tennessee., Fiddle tunes -- Kentucky., Folk songs, English -- Kentucky., Hymns, English., Radio programs -- Kentucky., Radio programs -- Tennessee., WBNT (Radio Station: Oneida, Tenn.)., WEZJ (Radio Station: Williamsburg, Ky.)., Whitley County (Ky.) -- History.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of (1) video and audio home recordings, (2) radio programs 1950s - 1970s, and (3) video field recordings, 2008, documenting a wide range of singers and instrumentalist from Whitley, Knox, and McCreary counties, Kentucky and just over the border in Tennessee. Especially notable are performances by fiddlers Claude Harmon and Marion Pridemore, and numerous other local musicians on the Country Music Express radio programs.

The 2008 video recordings document two finger banjoist Junior McKeehan, fiddlers J.L. Burke and Ulysses Grant "Dick" Taylor, and singers Margarette Bowlin and Jessie Martin.

Also included in the collection are a small number of print materials, photographs, and written accounts that help document Gospel Quartet activity and local musicians heard on WCTT and other community stations.

Read William Sears' Essay Describing His Collecting Project

Follow links in each Series list to listen to the performance recordings.

Subject/Index Terms

Banjo music -- Kentucky.
Country music -- Tennessee.
Country Music Express (Radio program).
Country musicians -- Kentucky.
Country musicians -- Tennessee.
Fiddle tunes -- Kentucky.
Folk songs, English -- Kentucky.
Hymns, English.
Radio programs -- Kentucky.
Radio programs -- Tennessee.
WBNT (Radio Station: Oneida, Tenn.).
WEZJ (Radio Station: Williamsburg, Ky.).
Whitley County (Ky.) -- History.

Administrative Information

Repository: Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

Access Restrictions:

Follow links in the recordings list to hear performances and interviews and read play lists and transcripts. The collection can be accessed directly through the Reading Room, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College.

Read William Sears' Essay Describing His Collecting Project

Use Restrictions: There are no restrictions on use of this material other than federal copyright regulations.

Preferred Citation: [Object identification], William Sears Home and Field Recordings Collection, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Berea, KY.

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

Other Note: Collection Number: BCA 0130 SAA 130


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Marion Pridemore Home Recordings],
[Series 2: Whitley County, Kentucky Musicians / Singers Performance and Interview Recordings],
[Series 3: Country Music Express Radio Program Recordings],
[Series 4: John V. Walker / Roy and Raymond Perry Home Recordings],
[Series 5: Darlene Carr Home Recordings, Documents and Photographs],
[Series 6: Original DV Cassette Recordings],
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Series 1: Marion Pridemore Home RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: SC-ID-1Add to your cart.

Home recorded discs of Marion Pridemore playing fiddle, with Jack Cox on Guitar,  in Whitley County, Kentucky  in the [1950s].  (Donated by Shirley Helton through Will  Sears) Side A: Sally Goodin / Arkansas Traveler. Side B: Orange Blossom Special.   

Listen to All Sides of the Three Discs

Item 2: SC-ID-2Add to your cart.

Home recorded discs of Marion Pridemore playing fiddle, with Jack Cox on Guitar,  in Whitley County, Kentucky  in the [1950s].  (Donated by Shirley Helton through Will  Sears) Side A: Smoky Mountain Rag. Side B: Lost Indian.     

Listen to All Sides of the Three Discs

Item 3: SC-ID-3Add to your cart.

Home recorded discs of Marion Pridemore playing fiddle, with Jack Cox on Guitar,  in Whitley County, Kentucky  in the [1950s].  (Donated by Shirley Helton through Will  Sears) Side A: Me and My Fiddle. Side B: Wednesday Night Waltz.     

Listen to All Sides of the Three Discs

Item 4: SC-CT-924-001Add to your cart.

Copy of audio cassette of Marion Pridemore playing fiddle and banjo with Xerxes and Margaret Bowlin recorded by Harry Lawson in Whitley County, Kentucky  in the [1980s].  (Donated by Harry Lawson through Will  Sears) 

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Item 5: SC-CT-924-002Add to your cart.

Marion Pridemore playing fiddle, dobro, and banjo with brother, Kenneth Pridemore on Guitar, recorded by daughter, Shirley Helton in Whitley County, Kentucky  in the [1980s].  (Donated by Shirley Helton through Will  Sears) 

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Item 6: SC-CT-924-001Add to your cart.
CD Listening Copy
Item 7: SC-CT-924-002Add to your cart.
CD Listening Copy
Item 8: SC-ID-1-2-3Add to your cart.
CD Listening Copy
Item 9: SC-VT-749-001Add to your cart.

Whitley County, Kentucky musicians / singers perform in this 1995 VHS documentary portraying the the weekly music gatherings at Bailey's Country Store in Williamsburg, Kentucky. Musicians include Claude Harmon, Monroe Queener, James Jones, and Margarette Bowlin. Commentary by Joe Bailey, R.C. Blackwell, Aleen Davis, and Tony Walker. Produced by students in the Communications Arts Program at the University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg, KY. Donated by Keith Semmel, Department of Communication Arts.

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Series 2: Whitley County, Kentucky Musicians / Singers Performance and Interview RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: SC-VT-749-001Add to your cart.

Whitley County, Kentucky musicians / singers perform in this 1995 VHS documentary portraying the the weekly music gatherings at Bailey's Country Store in Williamsburg, Kentucky. Musicians include Claude Harmon, Monroe Queener, James Jones, and Margarette Bowlin. Commentary by Joe Bailey, R.C. Blackwell, Aleen Davis, and Tony Walker. Produced by students in the Communications Arts Program at the University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg, KY. Donated by Keith Semmel, Department of Communication Arts.

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Item 2: SC-DV-091-001Add to your cart.

Whitley County, Kentucky musicians home video recording 5-30-87 at the home of Caleb Powers: Marion Pridemore, Caleb Powers, Harold Troutman, Melia Powers, Harry Lawson, Junior McKeehan, Margaret, Xerxes, and Virgil Bowlin. (Copied to DVD from original VHS by Will  Sears)  (VHS Version In Box 1)   

Listen To Audio Only Part 1      Listen To Audio Only Part 2          Read Play List

Item 3: SC-DV-091-002Add to your cart.

Whitley County, Kentucky musicians home video recording [1988] at the home of Harry Lawson: Marion Pridemore, Claude Harmon, Caleb Powers, Harold Ward, Melia Powers, Harry Lawson, Margaret, Xerxes, and Virgil Bowlin. (Copied to DVD from original VHS by Will  Sears)  (VHS Version In Box 1)     

Listen To Audio only Part 1    Listen To Audio Only Part 2      Read Play List

Item 4: SC-DV-091-003Add to your cart.

Whitley County, Kentucky musicians home video recording [1980s]: Clyde Terrill,Mary Lee Smith, Ray Hill, Mary Lee &  Carl Brock, Flat Creek Girls, Tommy Rose & Sacred Bluegrass, Tim Siler, Harry Lawson. (Copied to DVD from original VHS by Will  Sears)

Listen To Audio Only Part 1        Listen To Audio Only Part 2        Read Play List

Item 5: SC-DV-091-004Add to your cart.

Whitley County, Kentucky musicians home video recording [1988] at the home of Harry Lawson: Marion Pridemore,  Caleb Powers, Melia Powers, Harry Lawson, David, Margaret, Xerxes, and Virgil Bowlin, Jimmy Siler, Jaola Siler, Sylvia Chambers. (Copied to DVD from original VHS by Will  Sears)  (VHS Version In Box 1)     

Listen To Audio Only Part 1        Listen To Audio Only Part 2        Read Play List

Item 6: SC-DV-091-006Add to your cart.

Whitley County, Kentucky musicians home video recording 4-18-87: Marion Pridemore, Claude & Robert Harmon, Harold Ward, Harry Lawson, Margaret & Xerxes Bowlin. ((Copied to DVD from original VHS by Will  Sears)      (VHS Version In Box 1)     

Listen To Audio Only Part 1      Listen To Audio Only Part 2            Read Play List

Item 7: SC-DV-091-007Add to your cart.

Whitley County, Kentucky musicians home video recording 11-28-87: Marion Pridemore, Caleb & Melia Powers, Harry Lawson,  Hoover Killion, Ovie ___, Thelma ____. (Copied to DVD from original VHS by Will  Sears)      (VHS Version In Box 1)     

Listen To Audio Only Part 1          Listen To Audio Only Part 2            Read Play List

Item 8: SC-DV-091-008Add to your cart.

Interview and fiddle tunes played by J.L. Burke recorded by Will Sears 1-5-2008 in Whitley County, Kentucky. (Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears)  1 of 4   

Listen To Audio Only              Read Play List

Item 9: SC-DV-091-009Add to your cart.

Interview and fiddle tunes played by J.L. Burke recorded by Will Sears 1-5-2008 in Whitley County, Kentucky. (Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears)  2 of 4 

Listen To Audio Only              Read Play List

Item 10: SC-DV-091-010Add to your cart.

Interview, singing / playing dulcimer and guitar by Margarette Bowlin recorded by Will Sears 1-3-2008 in Whitley County, Kentucky. (Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears)  1 of 5 

Listen To Audio Only            Read Play List

Item 11: SC-DV-091-011Add to your cart.

Interview, singing / playing dulcimer and guitar by Margarette Bowlin recorded by Will Sears 1-3-2008 in Whitley County, Kentucky. (Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears)  2 of 5 

Listen To Audio Only        Read Play List

Item 12: SC-DV-091-012Add to your cart.

Interview, singing / playing dulcimer and guitar by Margarette Bowlin recorded by Will Sears 1-14-2008 in Whitley County, Kentucky. (Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears)  3 of 5     

Listen To Audio Only        Read Play List

Item 13: SC-DV-091-013Add to your cart.

Interview, singing / playing dulcimer and guitar by Margarette Bowlin recorded by Will Sears 5-7 and 5-16-2008 in Whitley County, Kentucky. (Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears)  4 of 5     

Listen To Audio Only        Read Play List

Item 14: SC-DV-091-014Add to your cart.

Interview, singing / playing dulcimer and guitar by Margarette Bowlin recorded by Will Sears 5-7 and 5-16-2008 in Whitley County, Kentucky. (Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears)  5 of 5   

Listen To Audio Only        Read Play List

Item 15: SC-DV-091-015Add to your cart.

Interview discussing family music traditions and singing by Jessie Martin recorded by Will Sears 8-15-2008 in Whitley County, Kentucky. (Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears) 1 of 4   

Listen To Audio Only        Read Play List

Item 16: SC-DV-091-017Add to your cart.

Interview discussing family music traditions and singing by Jessie Martin  recorded by Will Sears 8-15-2008 in Whitley County, Kentucky. (Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears) 3 of 4     

Listen To Audio Only        Read Play List

Item 17: SC-DV-091-018Add to your cart.

Interview discussing family music traditions and singing by Jessie Martin  recorded by Will Sears 8-15-2008 in Whitley County, Kentucky. (Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears)  4 of 4   

Listen To Audio Only        Read Play List

Item 18: SC-DV-091-019Add to your cart.

Interview and fiddle tunes played by J.L. Burke recorded by Will Sears 1-5-2008 in Whitley County, Kentucky. (Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears)  3 of 4   

Listen To Audio Only        Read Play List

Item 19: SC-DV-091-020Add to your cart.

Interview and fiddle tunes played by J.L. Burke recorded by Will Sears 1-5-2008 in Whitley County, Kentucky. (Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears)  4 of 4   

Listen To Audio Only        Read Play List

Item 20: SC-DV-091-021Add to your cart.

Interview and fiddle tunes played by Claude Harmon recorded by Will Sears 1-11-2008 in Whitley County, Kentucky. Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears)  1 of 2   

Listen To Audio Only        Read Play List

Item 21: SC-DV-091-022Add to your cart.

Interview and fiddle tunes played by Claude Harmon recorded by Will Sears 1-11-2008 in Whitley County, Kentucky. Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears)  2 of 2   

Listen To Interview

Item 22: SC-DV-091-023Add to your cart.

Interview and  tunes played on banjo by Junior McKeehan recorded by Will Sears 1-25-2008 in Whitley County, Kentucky. Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears)  1of 2 

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Item 23: SC-DV-091-024Add to your cart.

Interview and  tunes played on banjo by Junior McKeehan recorded by Will Sears 1-25-2008 in Whitley County, Kentucky. (Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears)  2 of 2 

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Item 24: SC-DV-091-025Add to your cart.

Interview and fiddle tunes played by Dick Taylor recorded by Will Sears 1-10-2008 in McCreary County, Kentucky. (Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears) 1 of 4   

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Item 25: SC-DV-091-026Add to your cart.

Interview and fiddle tunes played by Dick Taylor recorded by Will Sears 1-10-2008 in McCreary County, Kentucky. (Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears)  2 of 4 

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Item 26: SC-DV-091-027Add to your cart.

Interview and fiddle tunes played by Dick Taylor recorded by Will Sears 1-10-2008 in McCreary County, Kentucky. Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears)  3 of 4 

Listen To Audio Only        Read Play List

Item 27: SC-DV-091-028Add to your cart.

Interview and fiddle tunes played by Dick Taylor recorded by Will Sears 1-10-2008 in McCreary County, Kentucky. (Copied to DVD from original Mini DV by Will  Sears)  4 of 4 

Listen To Interview

Item 28: SC-CT-936-002Add to your cart.

INTERVIEW-Earl Tye about history of Woodbine's Lynn Theater and the Moonbow Minstrels stage show and radio program on WCTT in Corbin, Kentucky.  Recorded by William Sears in Woodbine, Whitley County, Ky (n.d.)     

Listen To  Interview

Item 29: SC-CT-921-002Add to your cart.

INTERVIEW-Homer Lee Jackson regarding the history of the Moonbow Minstrels and Kentucky Hillbillies string bands on Corbin, KY radio station WCTT in the 1940s and 1950s and his work at WBVL in Barbourville in the 1950s and 1960s. Recorded at his home in Barbourville, KY 9-30-2008 by Harry Rice     

Listen To  Interview Part 1      Listen To Interview Part 2      Read Transcript

Item 30: SC-CT-921-001Add to your cart.

INTERVIEW-Dean Huddleston regarding the history of the Moonbow Minstrels and Pap and the Younguns string bands on Corbin, KY radio station WCTT and Williamsburg, KY station WEZJ in the 1940s and 1950s. Recorded at his home near Berea, 7-16-2008 by Harry Rice.       

Listen To  Interview Part 1        Listen To  Interview Part 2      Read Transcript

Series 3: Country Music Express Radio Program RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: SC-CT-921-003Add to your cart.

INTERVIEW-Patricia Jones regarding the local country music activities of her late husband, Martin Tedford "Pap" Jones on radio station, WCTT, WEZJ and other stations. Recorded by Harry Rice 10-04-08 in Williamsburg, KY .     

Listen To Interview Part 1      Listen To Interview Part 2    Read Transcript

Item 2: SC-OR-787-005Add to your cart.

M.T. "Pap" Jones / Country Music Express Stage Show at the Stearns Theatre in Stearns, Kentucky [1969]. "Next to last show at Stearns" spoken on tape. See Index Master for performer names. (Collected by Will Sears from Patricia Jones) (Slightly Distorted Sound)

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Item 3: SC-OR-787-006Add to your cart.

M.T. "Pap" Jones / Country Music Express Stage Show at the Stearns Theatre in Stearns, Kentucky [1969]. See Index Master for performer names. (Collected by Will Sears from Patricia Jones) (Distorted Sound)

Listen To Recording    Read Play List

Item 4: SC-OR-787-007Add to your cart.

M.T. "Pap" Jones / Country Music Express Stage Show at the Stearns Theatre in Stearns, Kentucky [1969]. See Index Master for performer names. (Collected by Will Sears from Patricia Jones) (Distorted Sound)

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Item 5: SC-OR-787-008Add to your cart.

M.T. "Pap" Jones / Country Music Express Stage Show at the Stearns Theatre in Stearns, Kentucky [1969]. See Index Master for performer names. (Collected by Will Sears from Patricia Jones) (Distorted Sound)

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Item 6: SC-OR-787-009Add to your cart.

M.T. "Pap" Jones / Country Music Express Stage Show at the Stearns Theatre in Stearns, Kentucky [1969]. See Index Master for performer names. (Collected by Will Sears from Patricia Jones) (Good Sound)   

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Item 7: SC-OR-787-010Add to your cart.

M.T. "Pap" Jones / Country Music Express Stage Show at the Stearns Theatre in Stearns, Kentucky [1969]. See Index Master for performer names. (Collected by Will Sears from Patricia Jones) (Partial Sound Distortion)   

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Item 8: SC-OR-787-011Add to your cart.

M.T. "Pap" Jones / Country Music Express Stage / Jellico Jamboree Stage Show at the Capital Theatre in Jellico, Tennessee [1960s]. See Index Master for performer names. (Collected by Will Sears from Patricia Jones) (Good Sound)     

Listen To Recording Part 1      Listen To Recording Part 2      Read Play List

Item 9: SC-OR-787-012Add to your cart.

M.T. "Pap" Jones / Country Music Express Stage Show at the Stearns Theatre in Stearns, Kentucky [1969]. See Index Master for performer names. (Collected by Will Sears from Patricia Jones) (Good Sound)   

Listen To Recording      Read Play List

Item 10: SC-OR-787-013Add to your cart.

M.T. "Pap" Jones / Country Music Express Stage Show at the Stearns Theatre in Stearns, Kentucky [1969]. See Index Master for performer names. (Collected by Will Sears from Patricia Jones) (Good Sound)   

Listen To Recording      Read Play List

Item 11: SC-OR-787-014Add to your cart.

M.T. "Pap" Jones / Country Music Express Stage Show at the Stearns Theatre in Stearns, Kentucky [1969] See Index Master for performer names. (Collected by Will Sears from Patricia Jones) (Distorted Sound)

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Item 12: SC-OR-787-015Add to your cart.

M.T. "Pap" Jones / Country Music Express Stage Show at the Stearns Theatre in Stearns, Kentucky [1969] See Index Master for performer names. (Collected by Will Sears from Patricia Jones) (Distorted Sound except tracks 13-16. Slight distortion track 17)   

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Folder 1: Country Music Express paper documentation and notesAdd to your cart.
Series 4: John V. Walker / Roy and Raymond Perry Home RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: SC-OR-787-001Add to your cart.

Instrumental music by Roy Perry (fdl), Raymond Perry (bjo), Monroe Underwood (gtr), and John V. Walker (mdn) recorded 4-8-1969 at the home of Raymond Perry in Corbin, Kentucky. (Collected by Will Sears from John Larry Walker )   

Listen To Recoding Part 1    Listen To Recording Part 2        Read Play List

Item 2: SC-OR-787-002Add to your cart.

Instrumental music by Roy Perry (fdl), Raymond Perry (bjo), Monroe Underwood (gtr), and John V. Walker (mdn) recorded 7-15-72 by Donald Lee Nelson at the home of Raymond Perry in Corbin, Kentucky. (Collected by Will Sears from John Larry Walker) 

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Item 3: SC-OR-787-003Add to your cart.

Copies of 78 rpm commercial recordings of John V. Walker's Corbin Ramblers (January 1934) and Alex Hood's Railroad Boys (April 1930). Corbin Ramblers: John and Albert Walker, Mack Taylor, Larry Hensley. Railroad Boys: Alex Hood, John Walker, Clyde Whittaker, Bert Earls. (Collected by Will Sears from John Larry Walker )   

Listen To Recording Part 1      Listen To Recording Part 2      Read Play List

Item 4: SC-OR-787-018Add to your cart.

Home Recordings-Raymond Perry on banjo, Corbin, Whitley County, Kentucky. Others playing bass and electric guitar mostly in background. [Late 1960s] (Collected by Will Sears from Avery Perry)  (Same as SC-CT-936-001) 

Listen To Recording Part 1      Listen To Recording Part 2      Play List Not Available

Item 5: SC-OR-787-019Add to your cart.

Home Recordings-Raymond Perry on banjo, Corbin, Whitley County, Kentucky. Others playing bass and electric guitar mostly in background. [Late 1960s] (Collected by Will Sears from Avery Perry)     

Listen To Recording Part 1      Listen To Recording Part 2      Play List Not Available

Item 6: SC-OR-787-021Add to your cart.

Home Recordings-Raymond Perry on banjo, Corbin, Whitley County, Kentucky. Others playing bass and electric guitar mostly in background. [Late 1960s] (Collected by Will Sears from Avery Perry)     

Listen To Recording Part 1      Listen To Recording Part 2      Play List Not Available

Item 7: SC-OR-787-022Add to your cart.

Home Recordings-Raymond Perry on banjo, Corbin, Whitley County, Kentucky. Others playing bass and electric guitar mostly in background. [Late 1960s] (Collected by Will Sears from Avery Perry)     

Listen To Recording Part 1      Listen To Recording Part 2      Play List Not Available

Item 8: SC-OR-787-023Add to your cart.

[Radio stage show excerpts [Ray Scalf and the Country Happening - WCTT] Raymond Perry, Ken Harp and others, Corbin, Whitley County, Kentucky. [Late 1960s] (Collected by Will Sears from Avery Perry)     

Listen To Recording Part 1      Listen To Recording Part 2        Read Play List

Item 9: SC-CT-936-001Add to your cart.

Home Recordings-Raymond Perry on banjo, Corbin, Whitley County, Kentucky. Others playing mostly in background. 1968. Roy Perry fdl, Penny Perry bjo, Doyle Brooks gtr, Don Slaven gtr, Hershel Anderson gtr/fdl, Earl Bybee rgtr, Milford Walker bass. (Collected by Will Sears from Avery Perry) (Same As SC-OR-787-018)

Listen To Recording Part 1    Listen To Recording Part 2      Play List Not Available

Folder 1: John V. Walker / Roy Perry Paper DocumentationAdd to your cart.
Correspondence, articles, sheet music, and song copyright certificates of registration for John V. Walker
Folder 2: Raymond Perry Paper DocumentationAdd to your cart.
Correspondence and tape inventory list
Series 5: Darlene Carr Home Recordings, Documents and PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: SC-CT-923-003Add to your cart.

INTERVIEW Norman Clark, age 85 recorded by  Darlene Alsip Carr in Corbin, Kentucky 3-12-08. Clark is / was the only surviving member of the Friendly Four Gospel Quartet, popular in the Whitley, Knox, and Laurel county area during the 1940s and 1950s. (Donated by Darlene Alsip Carr ( Berea '61) through Will  Sears)

Listen To Interview

Item 2: SC-CT-923-001Add to your cart.

Heidrick Four Gospel Quartet Performances-Copies from radio transcription discs recorded [1950s?] by station WCTT Corbin, Kentucky. Members included Ashley Garland-Lead, Oranell Bullock and later Fay Baker-Alto, Walter Russell  and later Oscar Monhollen-Tenor, and Lake Bingham-Bass. Bingham and Glenn Campbell-Guitar, and Sue Mitchell-piano. (Donated by Darlene Alsip Carr (Berea '61) through Will Sears)

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Item 3: SC-CT-923-002Add to your cart.
Home Recordings Whitley County, Kentucky musicians [1975, 1978, 1990]-Raymond Engle, Johnny Eaton, Hobart Eaton, Hess Barnett, Darlene Carr, Herman Lewis "Louie" Carr, Randy Wilson (Donated by Darlene Alsip Carr ( Berea '61) through Will  Sears)
Item 4: SC-CT-923-004Add to your cart.
Home Recordings Whitley County, Kentucky musicians & singers [1990s]-Darlene Carr, James & Violet Cox, Ted Smith, Troy Sutton (Donated by Darlene Alsip Carr (Berea '61) through Will  Sears)
Item 5: SC-CT-923-005Add to your cart.
Home Recordings Whitley County, Kentucky musicians & singers 1981-New Testament Singers-Darlene Carr, Lake Bingham, Arvin Peace, Lela Peace, Debbie Snyder, Anne Hobbs. (Donated by Darlene Alsip Carr (Berea '61) through Will  Sears)
Item 6: SC-CT-923-006Add to your cart.
Home Recordings Whitley County, Kentucky musicians & singers 1990-Darlene Carr, Hobart Eaton, Johnny Eaton, Herman Lewis "Louie" Carr. (Donated by Darlene Alsip Carr (Berea '61) through Will  Sears)
Item 7: SC-CT-923-007Add to your cart.
Home Recordings Whitley County, Kentucky musicians & singers [1990s]-Darlene Carr, Herman Lewis "Louie" Carr, Jamaes Cox, Violet Cox, Bonnie Prewitt. (Donated by Darlene Alsip Carr ( Berea '61) through Will  Sears)
Item 8: SC-CT-923-008Add to your cart.
Home Recordings Whitley County, Kentucky musicians & singers [1990s]-Joe Elliott, Kenny Felts-Gospel Song. (Donated by Darlene Alsip Carr ( Berea '61) through Will  Sears)
Item 9: SC-CT-923-009Add to your cart.
Speaker to microphone copy of [1950s] radio performances on WCTT by Hobart Eaton and Lake Bingham (Sound quality makes for difficult listening) (Donated by Darlene Alsip Carr (Berea '61) through Will  Sears)
Item 10: SC-CT-923-010Add to your cart.
Lester McFarland & Robert Gardner "Mac & Bob" (Copy of LP Disc)
Item 11: SC-CD-196-001Add to your cart.
Whitley County, Kentucky musicians & singers [LP Copy ?]. Corinthianaires Gospel Singers - Ted Hale, Sue Wagers Carolyn Ward, Milldred Jones, Wayne Snyder, Bill Terry.
Folder 1: Darlene Carr WritingsAdd to your cart.

Local County and Gospel Musicians on Corbin's WCTT / Gospel Quartet Singing in Whitley County 1930 - 1980s 

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Folder 2: Memoirs of a Preacher - Teacher [and Fiddler]Add to your cart.

Hobart Eaton 1911 - 2007 Written at age 81.  Includes memories of teaching school and pastoring rural churches in Corbin and other parts of Whitley County, Kentucky.     

Read Written Account

Folder 3: Biographical InformationAdd to your cart.
Whitley County and nearby musicians:  Bill Watkins, Lester McFarland & Robert Gardner "Mac & Bob," and Walker's Corbin Ramblers.
Folder 4: Correspondence and PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Arthur Branham & Bill Wollum / Other Branum family members
Series 6: Original DV Cassette RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
DV Video Cassettes SC-DV-091-008 Through SC-DV-091-028

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[Series 1: Marion Pridemore Home Recordings],
[Series 2: Whitley County, Kentucky Musicians / Singers Performance and Interview Recordings],
[Series 3: Country Music Express Radio Program Recordings],
[Series 4: John V. Walker / Roy and Raymond Perry Home Recordings],
[Series 5: Darlene Carr Home Recordings, Documents and Photographs],
[Series 6: Original DV Cassette Recordings],
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