Classic Country Music Links
Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys
Chuck Wagon Gang
Cowgals Home On The Web
Doc And Chickie Williams
Don Messer And His Islanders
Flatt And Scruggs
Jim And Jesse
Jim Ed Brown (The Browns)
Michael Martin Murphey
Oak Ridge Boys
Pee Wee King
Stompin' Tom Connors
Tennessee Ernie Ford
The Carter Family
The Lewis Family
The Statler Brothers
Canadian Country Music Association
Country Music History
The Country Music Archive (formerly B.A.C.M.)- one of the largest country-music-collections in the world, over a million books, articles and recordings, many from the early days. A great resource for researchers, historians and collectors.
Country Music Foundation - Vanderbilt University Press
- huge selection of books on the history of country
Traditional Country Hall Of Fame
devoted to returning country music back to its roots
Listen To The WLS National Barn
Dance Broadcast! For Musicians Online Radio
Old-Time Country Music News Group - rec.music.country.old-time is intended to be an unmoderated discussion newsgroup to discuss music that originates in the southern Appalachian region of Virginia, North Carolina, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee but which also includes related music, for example, from Missouri, Quebec, or New England (contra). Topics of discussion may include but are not limited to: Fiddle Tunes, Banjo Tunes, Performers, Lyrics (if not copyrighted), Recordings, Festivals, Contests, Concerts, Books and Periodicals, Instruments, Instrument Techniques
Native Ground Music
Native Ground Music, founded in 1973, is the comprehensive resource for authentic southern Appalachian music and traditional music of rural America, the Civil War, and the Old West. Our gospel, bluegrass, and old-time folk music collections are unsurpassed, and we have a full catalog of outlaw ballads, cowboy music, pioneer music, Lewis & Clark music, and railroad songs. Instruction books written by author, teacher, and musician Wayne Erbsen teach total and absolute beginners how to play the mandolin, clawhammer banjo, bluegrass banjo, fiddle, guitar and dulcimer. We also publish a series of best-selling cookbooks of traditional pioneer recipes by Barbara Swell.
Birthplace Of Country Music Alliance - Lists radio stations on the internet that play old-time country music
WorldWideBluegrass.com - Streaming bluegrass music 24/7 for free
Traditional Country Hall Of Fame - devoted to returning country music back to its roots
Listen To The WLS National Barn
Country Musical Trails Less Traveled
Published bi-monthly for persons who have an interest in preserving country music.
Stories, record reviews and much more!
Marshville, NC 28103-0143
The Old-Time Herald
A magazine dedicated to Old-Time Music
The Old-Time Hearld
Durham, NC 27717
Phone and Fax: 919-402-8295
Monthly - PO Box 771 Warrenton, VA 20188 USA
Country Music & Dance In Scotland &
119 Cambusdoon Place, Kilwinning, Ayrshire. KA13 6SW
Country Music People
Monthly - Music Farm Ltd. 1 3 Love Lane, London, SE18 6QT
Quarterly - Box 101, North Sydney, NS B2A 3M1 Canada
Journal Of Country Music
3 Issues Yearly - C.M.F. 222 Fifth Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203 USA
Monthly - AAG Publishing. 24 Bray Gardens, Maidstone, Kent ME15 9TR
The big band in Country Music Edited by Charles K Wolfe And Ted Olson. McFarland ISBN 0-7864-419456
Country Music Association Year Book
Lists and Addresses - 100 pages - Jim Marshall, 3 Chester Terrace, Brighton BN1 6GB Sussex.
A Discography 1921-42. Tony Russell. Oxford University Press. (Thirty Years in the making)
A Biblio-Discography Of Traditionally Recorded Traditional Music, Meade, Spottswood & Meade. Univ Of N Carolina
Of Country & Western Records 1942-60
Hillbilly Researcher Publication. Three volumes available. 20 Silkstream Rd., Burnt Oak, Edgeware, Middx. HA 8 ODA
Country - Legends Of Country Music by Charles K. Wolfe
Profiles of 50 Country Music Legends and dozens of rare photographs. 318 pages
- A bibliographical Dictionary by Richard Carlin,
Published by Routledge
A dictionary of Country Music Artists. Portions of this book from Big Book Of Country Music (Penguin) 1995, 497 pages
On 78s by Robert R. Olson
Various old time artist label lists. Brunswick 100 - 600 series, Columbia 15000 series, Decca 5000 series etc., 92 pages.
The definitive history of American Country Music by Bill Malone.
The Wild West
An A - Z guide from the Chisholm Trail to the Silver Screen by Don Cusic.
The ultimate Encyclopedia Of Country Music & Performers. Barry McLoud. A Perigree Book
Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Country Music
320 pages in information and rare photographs. Consultant Bob Allen, General editor Tony Byworth. Flame Tree Publishing.
And Hot String Bands 1928 1942
C. Ginnell & K. Coffey, Greenwood Press
Of Country Music
Compiled by the staff of the Country Music Hall Of Fame
Twenty Years Of JEMF Quarterly. Edited by Nolan Porterfield Scarecrow Press Inc PO Box 317 Oxford, OX2 9RU
Record Label Guide 78 rpm
Published by Hillbilly Researcher. 20 Silkstream Rd., Burnt Oak, Edgware, Middx. HA 8 ODA
Happened In Renfro Valley
By Pete Stamper, University Press Of Kentucky
Radio & Roots Music Along The Red River
Tracy EW Laird. Oxford University Press
West Virginia Traditional Music From Goldenseal Edited By John Lilly (University Of Illinois Press)
Kentucky Fiddle Tunes
Three regions of Kentucky Old Time Fiddling. With CD. University Of Kentucky Press By Jeff Todd Titon.
Slickers, Cheatin' Hearts & Superstars
Country - The Music And The Musicians
Illustrated history of Country Music
containing over 4,000 photos.
Paul Kingsbury editor.
Abbeville Press Inc. New York 1988. 595 pages.
Singing In The
A History of the Singing Cowboy by Douglas B. Green.
Country Music Foundation (Vanderbilt University)
Blues Country & Gospel Records 1902 - 1943
An Annotated Discography by Kip Lornell. University Of Kentucky Press.
Voices Of The
Country by Michael Streissguth
Interviews with Classic Country Performers Routledge Press 216 pages.