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Country music

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Search also: headings for music of individual instruments followed by the qualifier "(Country)" and the subdivisions Methods (Country) and Studies and exercises (Country) under individual musical instruments and families of instruments Scope Note: This heading is assigned to country music for two or more performers.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Ashley S. Parlin and Elizabeth “Lib” (Nile) Parlin, interviewed by Gary Sweatt


NA0759 Ashley S. Parlin and Elizabeth “Lib” (Nile) Parlin, interviewed by Gary Sweatt for FO 134, April 19, 1973, New Vineyard, Maine. The Parlins talk about country and western music; singing by the Parlins. Also included: map. Text: 27 pp. partial transcript. Recording: T 0601 - T 0602 1 hour.

Dates: 1960s-2001

Curly O’Brien, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives


1296 Curly O’Brien, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, spring 1977, Bangor, Maine. 11 pp. Tape: 2 hrs. w/ brief cat. Recording of two O’Brien television shows done as a memorial for Hal Lone Pine (aka the Lone Pine Mountaineer), a nationally known country music performer (née Harold Breau) from Old Town, Maine. Hal Lone Pine died in March 1977. New England Country Music. Text: brief catalog. Recording: mfc_na1296_t1385_01, mfc_na1296_t1386_01 [T 1385 - T 1386]. 2 hours

Dates: 1971 - 1999

Julia Alice Smith, interviewed by Alice Mummé

Abstract 3284 Julia Alice Smith, interviewed by Alice Mummé, October 10, 1996 and October 29, 1996, Orono, Maine. In the first interview, Smith talks about growing up in Parsonfield, ME, in the 1920s and 1930s; rural life and technology; dairy farming; corn farming; apple varieties and orchards; food preservation; veal farming; country music and performing; farm chores for children; 4-H and the Grange; 4-H Congress Chicago, IL in 1937; college at the UMaine; social activities and clubs; feather beds;...
Dates: 1959-2008

Kathleen M. Clark, interviewed by Clifford R. Murphy

Abstract NA3375 Kathleen M. Clark, interviewed by Clifford R. Murphy, June 1, 2005 at her home in St. Albans, Maine. Kathleen is the widow of country music star Yodelin’ Slim Clark and used to perform with him as “Dr. Kathy.” Clark talks about Slim: meeting him; what he was like; his love of painting, camping, hunting, fishing and performing songs; recording music; working with WABI radio and television; performing in New England; bluegrass festivals; his son Wilf; how his heart surgery affected him;...
Dates: 1959-2008

NA 3746, text, Box 6 of 20, 1940-1980

 Item — Text NA 3746
Abstract Series II. Box 6. Research and Topical. Sandy Ives paper relational database of topical reference cards containing partial citations and call numbers for specific publications discussing traditional English dance, ballads, and folk music. Style cards contain quotes about styles and forms of folk music referenced to the volume citations in the first section of cards. Other subjects include notes on Origin, Motif, Minstrels, Border Ballads, Broadsides, Collectors, Folklore, Cowboy Songs, Sea...
Dates: 1940-1980