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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 4 Collections and/or Records:

Country Music in New England/Clifford R. Murphy Collection

Identifier: MF149
Scope and Contents In this series of six interviews, Clifford R. Murphy interviews New England country music musicians. Spanning from the 1930s all the way to the 2000s and multiple generations of musicians, these interviews provide an intimate look at country music in New England. As members of a close-knit community, the interviewees talk about each other, including other influential musicians like “Hal Lone Pine” Breau, Lenny Breau, Hawkshaw Hawkins, and Wilf Carter, the various bands they were in,...
Dates: June-August 2005

Country, Western, and Bluegrass Music Collection

Identifier: MF185
Scope and Contents

This is an arbitrary collection of accessions created in June 2014 to bring together interviews that deal with country & western music. There are 44 series in NAFOH that relate to Country, Western, and Bluegrass Music, but 3 belong solely to this collection.

Dates: 1960s-2000s

Jeffrey “Smokey” McKeen Collection

Identifier: MF145
Scope and Contents This collection had a donation added in summer of 2006, the addition focuses on country music in Maine. The focus was expended to music in Maine generally as well as storytelling (especially about Herbert F. Jackson) and jokes when other interviews were added by McKeen. Fifteen accessions comprise the collection, which include Hal Lone Pine radio shows and oral interviews. These materials were gathered and donated by Jeff “Smokey” McKeen. The interviews were conducted by McKeen with country...
Dates: 1985-2005

Joseph Ogando Collection

Identifier: MF137
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three interviews conducted by Joseph Ogando about country music in Maine and the Maritime Provinces and the paper that was written about the interviews for an independent study course with Edward D. “Sandy” Ives at the University of Maine in 1988. Themes include early years of radio; the importance of stories in early country music; and why country music was popular in northern Maine.

Dates: 1988