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Steve Rice Kentucky Fiddle Music Collection

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Steve Rice Kentucky Fiddle Music Collection, 1990-1999 | Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

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Collection Overview

Title: Steve Rice Kentucky Fiddle Music Collection, 1990-1999Add to your cart.

Extent: 2.0 MS boxes

Arrangement: The recordings in this collection are arranged by cassette tape recordings, open reel recordings, VHS tape recordings, and listening/reference recordings on CD.  Listening and viewing/reference copies are available for a select number of the original recordings.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Forty-four audio field recordings (1990’s) of interviews and performances that document the repertoire and playing styles of several Kentucky fiddlers, mainly from the state’s south central region.

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.  Follow the links in the box list for online listening to each of the recordings in the collection.

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

Preferred Citation: [Object identification], Steve Rice 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.  The finding aid was updated in 2016 to reflect the addition of listening and viewing/reference copies. Links to digital recordings added 2018.

Other Note: BCA 0091 SAA 091


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Series 1Add to your cart.
Box 1: Steve Rice Kentucky Fiddle Music Collection, 1990-1999Add to your cart.
Item 1: SR-CT-001 / 002Add to your cart.

Mr. & Mrs. Selvin Thornton interviewed by Steve Rice & Guthrie Meade @ Frankfort, KY, n.d.

Listen To 001        Listen To 002

Item 2: SR-CT-003 / 004Add to your cart.

Tom Goins fiddle playing and interviewed and by Steve Rice & Jim Lavy @ Versailles, KY

Listen To 003      Read  003 Play List      Listen To 004      Read  004 Play List

Item 3: SR-CT-005 / 006Add to your cart.

Henry Thurman & Boss Sewell recorded by Steve Rice & Guthrie Meade [Frankfort, KY]

Listen  To 005      Read  005 Play List      Listen To 006      Read  006 Play List

Item 4: SR-CT-007 / 008Add to your cart.

Henry Thurman & Boss Sewell recorded by Steve Rice & Guthrie Meade [Frankfort, KY] 008 [LP - not copied]

Listen To 007      Read  007 Play List

Item 5: SR-CT-009 / 010Add to your cart.

Mrs. Sidney Shields interviewed by Steve Rice [Location?] 

Listen To 009          Listen To 010

Item 6: SR-CT-011 / 012Add to your cart.

Mr. and Mrs. James Sudduth interviewed by Steve Rice & Guthrie Meade [Franklin Co., KY]

Listen To 011      Read  011 Play List            Listen To 012    Read  012 Play List

Item 7: SR-CT-013 / 014Add to your cart.

Hubert Dawson interviewed by Steve Rice & Guthrie Meade [Frankfort, KY]

Listen To 013      Read  013 Play List          Listen To 014      Read  014  Play List

Item 8: SR-CT-015 / 016Add to your cart.

Herbert & Clara Perkins interviewed by Steve Rice @ Swallowfield, KY 

Listen To 015              Listen To 016

Item 9: SR-CT-017 / 018Add to your cart.

Jack Jennings interviewed by Steve Rice & Guthrie Meade @ Elmville, KY

Listen To 017              Listen To 018

Item 10: SR-CT-019 / 020Add to your cart.

Jack Jennings interviewed by Steve Rice & Guthrie Meade @ Elmville, KY 

Listen To 019            Listen To 020

Item 11: SR-CT-021 / 022Add to your cart.

Kelly Gilbert interviewed by Steve Rice @ Frankfort, KY 

Listen To 021          Listen To 022      Read  022 Play List

Item 12: SR-CT-023 / 024Add to your cart.

Mrs. Herman Parrish interviewed by Steve Rice & Guthrie Meade @ Peaks Mill, KY 

Listen To 023          Listen To 024

Item 13: SR-CT-025 / 026Add to your cart.

Mrs. Herman Parrish interviewed by Steve Rice & Guthrie Meade @ Peaks Mill, KY 

Listen To 025      Listen To 026

Item 14: SR-CT-027 / 028Add to your cart.

Vernon McDonald interviewed by Steve Rice & Guthrie Meade @ Frankfort, KY 

Listen To 027        Listen To 028

Item 15: SR-CT-029 / 030Add to your cart.

Marion Sumner interviewed  by Steve Rice & Jim Roscher @ Isom, KY 

Listen  To 029    Read  029 Play List          Listen To 030      Read  030 Play List

Item 16: SR-CT-031 / 032Add to your cart.

Marion Sumner interviewed  by Steve Rice & Jim Roscher @ Isom, KY [032 - BLANK] 

Listen  To 031      Read 031 Play List

Item 17: SR-CT-033 / 034Add to your cart.

Joyce Reynolds interviewed by Steve Rice & Ray Bowman @ Frankfort, KY 

Listen To 033

Item 18: SR-CT-035 / 036Add to your cart.

Mrs. Ruth Roberts (Steve Rice's mother-in-law) of Harlan County, KY interviewed by Steve Rice @ Versailles, KY, Feb. 8, 1991. Kelly Gilbert; Jim "Pop" Baker; James Sudduth interviewed by Steve Rice [?]. 

Listen To 035        Listen To 036      Read  036 Play List

Item 19: SR-CT-037 / 038Add to your cart.

Clyde Sebree interviewed by Steve Rice [Franklin Co., KY] July, 1991 

Listen To 037          Listen To 038

Item 20: SR-CT-039 / 040Add to your cart.

Sam Smiley harmonica playing and  interview recorded by Steve Rice @ Rockvale, Breckinridge Co., KY, August, 1991 [040 - BLANK]      Listent To      Read  Play List   

Listen To 039      Read  039 Play List

Item 21: SR-CT-041 / 042Add to your cart.

Walter Ford, fiddler from Breckinridge Co., KY, n.d. [copy of home recordings from Sam Smiley]   

Listen To 041      Read  041 Play List      Listen To 042      Read  042 Play List

Item 22: SR-CT-043 / 044Add to your cart.

David Myers interviewed by Steve Rice @ Benton, KY (Marshall Co.), October, 1991 

Listen To 043    Read  043 Play List          Listen To 044      Read  044 Play List

Item 23: SR-CT-045 / 046Add to your cart.

Jim "Pop" Baker, Clyde Sebree & Eddie Spaulding [Home Recordings] [same as SR-CT-079 / 080 and SR-OR-001 / 002] [046-BLANK] 

Listen To 045

Item 24: SR-CT-047 / 048Add to your cart.

Jim "Pop" Baker [Home recordings] [same as SR-CT-079 / 080 and SR-OR-001 / 002 [048-BLANK] 

Listen To 047        Read  047 Play List

Item 25: SR-CT-049 / 050Add to your cart.

Clyde Sebree interviewed by Steve Rice @ Frankfort, KY [appears to be same as SR-CT-037/038] 

ListenTo 049      Listen To 050

Item 26: SR-CT-051 / 052Add to your cart.

Lewis Stallons, fdl; Glen Allen, gtr: Home recordings from Rodney Cheatham [052-BLANK]   

Listen To  051    Read  051 Play List

Item 27: SR-CT-053 / 054Add to your cart.

Joe Hunter / John Howell (Fiddlers from Cadiz, Kentucky): Home recordings [054-BLANK] 

Listen To 053            Read  053 Play List

Item 28: SR-CT-055 / 056Add to your cart.

Jim "Pop" Baker:  Fiddle music with Bob Smoot; Clyde Sebree; Henry Thurman.  [Original cassette was made from Duodisc aluminum based home disc recording loaned to Steve Rice by Pop Baker's daughter, Gladys Goins, of Frankfort, KY (Jan. 8, 1992). [056-BLANK] 

Listen To 055    Read  o55 Play List

Item 29: SR-CT-057 / 058Add to your cart.

Mrs. Eddie Goins (Gladys Baker Goins) [Pop Baker's daughter] and Jeroline Baker interviewed by Steve Rice recorded @ Frankfort, KY Jan. 8, 1992 by Steve Rice  [1 of 2] . 

Listen To 057        Listen To 058

Item 30: SR-CT-059 / 060Add to your cart.

Mrs. Eddie Goins (Gladys Baker Goins) [Pop Baker's daughter] and Jeroline Baker : interviewed by Steve Rice recorded @ Frankfort, KY Jan. 8, 1992 by Steve Rice  [2 of 2] . 

Listen To 059          Listen To 060

Item 31: SR-CT-061 / 062Add to your cart.

Mrs. Jeroline Baker interviewed by Steve Rice @ Frankfort, KY, Jan. 27, 1992. [062-BLANK] 

Listen To 061

Item 32: SR-CT-063 / 064Add to your cart.

Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Goins interviewed by Steve Rice @ Frankfort, KY, Feb. 6, 1992.

Listen To 063      Listen To 064

Item 33: SR-CT-065 / 066Add to your cart.

Vincent Crawford recorded @ Anderson Co., KY, Feb. 20, 1992 by Steve Rice and Herbie Clark. 

Listen To 065          Listen To 066

Item 34: SR-CT-067 / 068Add to your cart.

Travis Wells recorded in Estill Co., KY, Mar. 18, 1992 by Steve Rice with Eric Eversole (Rockcastle Co.) and Stephen Green (Berea College, Madison Co.) 

Listen To 067      Read  067 Play List          Listen To 068      Read  068 Play List

Item 35: SR-CT-069 / 070Add to your cart.

Travis Wells recorded in Estill Co., KY Mar. 18, 1992 by Steve Rice.  Others present and heard on tape: Eric Eversole (Rockcastle Co.) and Stephen Green (Berea College, Madison Co.) 

Listen To 069      Read  069 Play List          Listen To 070      Read  070 Play List

Item 36: SR-CT-071 / 072Add to your cart.

Baker, Pop and the 65ers [Boss Sewell, Claude Heller] on WHAS-TV show [Omelet with Milton Metz ](Louisville, KY); also jam session with various musicians (not identified but presumably including Pop Baker).  This cassette dubbed from original 8-track cartridge loaned to Steve Rice by Gladys Goins (Frankfort, KY) who obtained it from Melvin Penn, proprietor of a music shop in Frankfort.

Listen To 071      Read  071 Play List      Listen To 072      Read  072 Play List

Box 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: SR-CT-073 / 074Add to your cart.

James "Pop" Baker, fiddle, and Clyde Sebree, guitar, dubbed from cassette loaned to Steve Rice by Jeroline Baker, Pop Baker's niece.  Ms. Baker's cassette was a dub of original reel tape she once had. 

Listen To 073      Read  073 Play List

Item 2: SR-CT-075 / 076Add to your cart.

Vernon MacDonald recorded by Steve Rice @ Frankfort, KY, Feb. 27, 1992. 

Listen To 075        Listen To 076

Item 3: SR-CT-077 / 078Add to your cart.

RADIO PROGRAM: "Pondering Kentucky" with Glenn Bastin n.d.  Features the "Fiddlers of the Bluegrass" organization, including brief interview of Lucian Parker and Henry Thurman. [078-BLANK]   

Listen To 077

Item 4: SR-CT-079 / 080Add to your cart.

Audiocassette dub made from 2  3" reels @ 71/2 ips - SR-OR-001 / 002.  Home recordings of "Pop" Baker, a fiddler from Franklin County, KY. with Clyde Sebree and Eddie Spaulding 6-10-66. [also same as SR-CT-045/047] 

Listen To 079

Item 5: SR-OR-1Add to your cart.

Home recordings of Jim "Pop" Baker, a fiddler from Franklin County, KY. with Clyde Sebree and Eddie Spaulding 6-10-66.  Same As SR-CT-079  (Found in SAA 91 Box 2) 

Listen To SR-OR-1 A      Listen To SR-OR-1 B

Item 6: SR-OR-2Add to your cart.

Home recordings of Jim "Pop" Baker, a fiddler from Franklin County, KY. with Clyde Sebree and Eddie Spaulding 6-10-66.  Same As SR-CT-080  (Found in SAA 91 Box 2) 

Listen To SR-OR-2 A        Listen To SR-OR-2 B

Item 7: SR-VT-001-001Add to your cart.

Swallowfield, KY (Owen Co.) Church of Christ Bicentennial Celebration, 6-14- 92.  Sunday morning sermon in church, dinner on the ground, and afternoon program of speaking and singing. (Part 1)  (Found in SAA 91 Box 2)

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Item 8: SR-VT-001-002Add to your cart.

Swallowfield, KY (Owen Co.) Church of Christ Bicentennial Celebration, 6-14- 92.  Sunday morning sermon in church, dinner on the ground, and afternoon program of speaking and singing. (Part 2)  (Found in SAA 91 Box 2)   

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Item 9: DVD User CopiesAdd to your cart.
Item 10: Selected Audio CD User CopiesAdd to your cart.

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