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Listed in order of first name of artist or group. Ones beginning with a number appear under the first letter of the number (eg: '4-Star' is under 'F').

CD D 110

4 STAR ROUNDUP Soppin’ Up The Gravy Vol. 1. B.A.C.M. 110

An eclectic mix of performers and a great variety of styles from the 1940s/early 50s 4Star label. Hi-lights include Roy Clark's first recording, Mysteries Of Life from 1953, a great Carter Family-style cut from the Stewart Family and rare tracks from The Wilburn Brothers, Maddox Brothers & Rose and T. Texas Tyler.


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CD D 357

4 STAR ROUNDUP Vol. 2. B.A.C.M. 357

Another fine mix of tracks (25) from this label; includes work by Stuart Hamblen and Paul Westmoreland; mainly 1950s.


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CD D 392

A ‘FINE’ HILLBILLY SONG Country Music On The Fine Label. B.A.C.M. 392

An interesting compilation of 28 mid 1950s recordings released on the independent Fine label based in Biloxi Mississipi. Includes the first recordings of Ann Ray, later to record on Decca and Ernie Chaffin who later joined Sam Philip's Sun label.


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CD D 146

FAIRLEY HOLDEN I’ve Got Blues To Spare. B.A.C.M. 146

Some 1940s bluesy, comic-country here on these 25 recordings, sung with Holden's distinctive infectious raw delivery.


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CD D 394

FEDERAL LABEL Classic Country Music. B.A.C.M. 394

Interesting mix of tracks issued on the Federal Label from various artists including four by Bill Carlisle (some of his early recordings are on BACM 34) and four by Tennessee's champion hoe-down fiddler Tommy Magness.


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CD D 45

FERLIN HUSKY as Terry Preston Tennessee Hillbilly Ghost. B.A.C.M. 45

Versatile country music singer who was equally adept at the genres of traditional country,comedy songs, spoken recitations, and rockabilly. Early in his career, producer Smiley Burnette advised re-branding himself as "Terry Preston" as real name "Ferlin Husky" was too 'rural''. He reverted to the real name for later recordings and also used "Simon Crum" for later comedy recordings.


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CD D 121

FERLIN HUSKY Early Capitol Recordings 1953-1955. B.A.C.M. 121

23 early recordings from this big country star's Capitol days; great voice, great songs ("Hank's Song" begins: "I just don't like this kind of livin' when nobody's lonesome for me; I'm headin' down the long lost highway, may you never be alone like me").


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CD D 215

FIDDLIN’ ARTHUR SMITH Give Me Old Time Music. B.A.C.M. 215

Brilliant often-imitated fiddler and a good singer; here with 17 commercial and 8 transcriptions from the the 1930s/40s. Great selection of songs, various accompanist line ups including The Delmore Bothers, Billy Byrd, Clyde Moody and Jimmy Wakely.


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CD D 132

FIDDLIN’ JACK PIERCE & THE OKLAHOMA COWBOYS. B.A.C.M. 132

Listen to some fine fiddle playing - with Pierce performing with four different bands on 22 tracks from 1927 to 1936.


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CD D 424

FIDDLIN’ SID HARKREADER Early Opry Star B.A.C.M. 424

A slice of country music history, early recordings from this accomplished fiddler and singer, an early sidekick to Uncle Dave Macon and who continued playing the Grand Ole Opry through to the early '60s. Nice collection of songs, many later becoming huge sellers for other artists.


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CD D 202

FISHER HENDLEY & His Aristocratic Pigs. B.A.C.M. 202

Interesting slice of early country history from this banjo player of high quality with a great voice and showmanship; 22 recordings mainly from the 1930s (one from 1925) in a variety of styles, four of them featuring Henry Whitter (see our collection on CD 348).


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CD D 151

FLEMING & TOWNSEND Little Home Upon The Hill. B.A.C.M. 151

Rare recordings from this distinctive singing and yodeling duo, self accompanying on guitar and mandolin.


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CD D 452

FOUR PICKLED PEPPERS & Associates -B.A.C.M. 452

Brilliant bunch of musicians on this band formed in 1938 by Norman Woodlieff, singer and guitarist who accompanied legendary old timey musician Charlie Poole on his first sessions in 1925.


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CD D 195

FOUR RAMBLERS Legendary Irish Quartet. B.A.C.M. 195

24 mainly Irish songs sung with devastatingly good harmony by this fine group which UK country fans of a certain age will remember were featured in the 1950s BBC "Riders Of The Range" serial. Recommended for folks looking for superb authentic versions of all the great Irish songs, "Mountains of Mourne", "Cockles & Mussels", "I'll take you home Kathleen" etc. The quartet included the same Pat Campbell who went on on to become a popular DJ/personality on UK radio and TV and who compered some of the early Wembley Festivals. At the height of their popularity they toured the USA and even performed at Carnegie Hall.


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CD D 56

FOY WILLING & THE RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE. B.A.C.M. 56

24 recordings, a mix of radio transcriptions and commercial recordings from this unfairly neglected Western band - here performing some nice country songs.


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CD D 533

FOY WILLING Vol. 2 Good Good Morning. BACM CD 533

A second compilation from Foy and the superb Riders Of The Purple Sage, one of the best western vocal groups of the late 40s. 32 more performances, mainly culled from radio transcriptions recorded in the mid ‘40s, a mix of country or western standards and traditional songs. Thank you Don Cusic for the research and sleeve notes.


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CD D 85

FRANK & JAMES McCRAVY Old Time Harmony Singing. B.A.C.M. 85

Interesting old time harmony from these South Carolina born brothers with some of their 1920s/30s recordings.


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CD D 7

Frank Luther “Will the Angels Play Their Harps for Me”. B.A.C.M. 07

Had a long association with Carson Robison on a whole host of record labels. A star in his own right he recorded hundreds of cowboy and novelty songs. Later did a series of children’s recordings. Married to Zora Layman


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CD D 103

FRANK LUTHER An Old Man’s Story. B.A.C.M. 103

Mixed bag from the versatile performer whose long career moved from 'classical' through hillbilly and eventually saw him become the biggest seller of recordings for children. Here we feature early recordings from his 'Hillbilly" era, 1928/34 when he was a close collaborator with Carson Robison.


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CD D 505

Frank WELLING & John McGHEE – I Wants My Lulu.

A fine rootsy old timey duo, Frank Welling on steel and guitar, John McGhee on harmonica and guitar, sentimental harmonies on a mix of religious and sentimental songs with a few humorous numbers for good measure. Recorded 1928-31, nice harmonies, style somewhat akin to but smoother than, Darby and Tarlton. Female voices on some tracks from either Welling’s wife or McGhee’s daughter.


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CD D 3

Frankie Marvin “Early recordings by Gene Autry’s No. 1 Sideman”. B.A.C.M. 03

Song writer and steel guitarist, he appeared with Gene Autry for many years as comedian and stunt man. Born in Oklahoma 1904 - Died in 1985 at age 81. Performed on many occasions with older brother Johnny (another talented singer/musician recording artiste - some of Johnny's recordings are showcased on our BACM CD 75).


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CD D 509

FRANKIE MARVIN – Vol 2. BACM CD 509

A second collection of Marvin’s recordings, mainly from the late 1920s, including several delightful covers of Jimmie Rodgers songs including Way Up On The Mountain, Treasures Untold and Muleskinner Blues.


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CD D 179

FRED KIRBY That Good Old Utah Trail. B.A.C.M. 179

Another from the vaults, bringing back to to a new audience this nowadays largely forgotten powerful voiced singer with 31 recordings from the 1930s, several featuring Cliff Carlisle.


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CD D 323

COUNTRY GOSPEL – Vol.1 BACM CD 323

Some excellent Gospel music from Georgia to Ohio recorded in the 1940s/50s including tracks from Al Runyon, The Sunshine Boys Quartet and Kay Bartmess.


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Country Gospel Vol 2-461
CD D 461

COUNTRY GOSPEL – Vol.2 BACM CD 461

An hours’ country gospel music, mostly with a bluegrassy feel. Companion to our acclaimed Vol. 1 (CD 323) released in 2010.


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Country Gospel Vol 3-482
CD D 482

COUNTRY GOSPEL – Vol.3 – Various Artists. BACM CD 482

A third volume of country gospel– all recordings taken from the Loyal label, featuring several regional acts. Solid country sound and instrumentation.


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CD D 531

COUNTRY GOSPEL – Vol.4 Various Artists. BACM CD 531

Our country gospel CDs are among our most popular, always resulting in requests for ‘More please’. So we’ve put together this selection, all tracks issued on Rusty York’s Jewel label and recorded 1960/61. Total of 36 tracks, many with a bluegrass flavour, a superb hour of fine country gospel music, much deserving of being preserved and heard by a wide audience.


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CD D 548

COUNTRY GOSPEL – Vol.5 Rare Recordings From The Peach State BACM CD 548

A fifth volume of Country Gospel recordings. 29 tracks, all from obscure acts issued by the Trepor, Redcrest and Gospel Jubileer labels in the Peach Pickin' state of Georgia. Classic Deep South Country Gospel, much of it bluegrass style.


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CD D 402

CUSTOM GOSPEL Vol 1. Various Artists. BACM CD 402

30 excellent Gospel tracks, 1954-60, mainly in Bluegrass style plus some Hillbilly and Country, all issued on the Starday Custom label.


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CD D 492

CUSTOM GOSPEL Vol 2. VARIOUS ARTISTS. BACM CD 492

Another volume of hillbilly gospel recordings on the Starday “Custom” label, this time from 1959 to 1962. Many of them from obscure acts with self-penned songs; will be enjoyed by fans of Bluegrass.


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CD D 15

GENE AUTRY – Vol. 1 “Hold On Little Dogies, Hold On”. B.A.C.M. 15

One of the biggest Western film and singing star, these 20 songs, many with his co-writer Jimmy Long, span the years 1931-37.


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CD D 16

GENE AUTRY – Vol. 2 . “We’ve Come a Long Way Together”. B.A.C.M. 16

Another Gene Autry selection, recorded 1937-50 with many of his own compositions.


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CD D 37

GENE AUTRY – Vol. 3. Rollin’ along. B.A.C.M. 37

20 more Gene Autry tracks, this selection mainly from the late 1940s and early 50s.


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CD D 38

GENE AUTRY – Vol. 4. Goodbye Pinto. B.A.C.M. 38

There are 21 songs here from what many consider his best recording period (mid ‘30s to mid ‘40s); complementing our other selections on CDs 15, 16, 37, 39, 111, 112 and 377 (as you gather, we at the Archive are big Autry fans, doing our best to share his great legacy of recorded work).


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CD D 39

GENE AUTRY – Vol. 5. Little Farm Home. B.A.C.M. 39

The 20 songs on this, our 5th CD in the Autry canon, features many of his early recordings when his style was modeled on that of the Legendary Jimmie Rodgers.


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CD D 111

GENE AUTRY – Vol. 6. Texas Blues – Early Rare Recordings. B.A.C.M. 111

More early recordings (1929-37) some from his 'Jimmie Rodgers stylist' phase before he became famous as a cowboy singing movie star.


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CD D 112

GENE AUTRY – Vol. 7. A Cowboy’s Serenade. B.A.C.M. 112

24 1930s/40s/50s songs selected from his vast treasury of recordings, including two rare bonus tracks.


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CD D 377

GENE AUTRY – Vol. 8 God Bless America. B.A.C.M. 377

A prolific recording artist whose recording career stretched from the 1920s through to the mid '60s. This is the 8th CD collection issued by The Archive. It ties up a few loose ends with some very rare collector's items including two recordings with Jo Stafford and some off air radio takes.


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CD D 313

GEORGE MORGAN One Woman Man. B.A.C.M. 313

The composer of "Candy Kisses" serves up more of the same, fine songs sung with his distinctive baritone voice; all recorded in the 1940s or 50s.


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CD D 73

GEORGIA YELLOW HAMMERS Johnson’s Old Grey Mule. B.A.C.M. 73

Classic 20s recordings from this influential 4-piece band.


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CD D 9

GIRLS OF THE GOLDEN WEST – Vol 1. “Home Sweet Home in Texas”. B.A.C.M. 09

Millie and Dolly Good the yodelling girls. Very popular in their day with western & cowboy harmonies. Always had the feel of the 30s with their music


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CD D 74

GIRLS OF THE GOLDEN WEST – Vol 2. Roll Along Prairie Moon. B.A.C.M. 74

21 songs here from the 1930s by this harmonious sister duo including cowboy songs and yodeling.


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CD D 458

GIRLS OF THE GOLDEN WEST – Vol 3. South Of The Border. CD 458

Recorded nearly 30 years after the duo’s heyday when they were one of the most popular country acts on radio and on record, here are 27 hauntingly beautiful recordings Dolly and Millie Good made in the early 1960’s. Sweet harmony singing, backed with Dolly’s acoustic guitar on a nice selection of nostalgic, easy on the ear, songs, many of them country classics – like South Of The Border, Sleepy Rio Grande and Bury Me Beneath The Willow.


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CD D 326

GOLD STAR LABEL Classic Country Music. B.A.C.M. 326

Interesting mix of Country and Cajun on this selection of recordings on the Houston, Texas label. All recorded in the 40s or 50s.


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CD D 107

GOLDIE HILL. Vol 1 – I Let The Stars Get In My Eyes. B.A.C.M. 107

24 songs from 1952/54 by this good looking girl with a great country voice and some fine songs including the answer to Slim Willet's "Don't let the stars get in your eyes" (two versions of which are on our Slim Willet collection, CD 317).


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CD D 301

GOLDIE HILL. Vol 2 – It’s Only A Matter Of Time. B.A.C.M. 301

Excellent steel guitar and fiddle based 50s/60s music from this strong voiced girl singer; 26 fine tracks, a follow up to our well-received Volume 1 (BACM 107).


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CD D 571

GORDON TERRY – Orange Blossom Special – BACM 571

Rated by some as ‘The best bluegrass fiddler ever’,  highlights of Gordon Terry’s career included a first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry at age 9 (in 1941), several years as a member of Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Boys, session work with the likes of Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Elvis Presley, Neil Young, Willie Nelson and Roger Miller,  recording a square dance album with Flatt & Scruggs - and getting inducted into the Fiddlers Hall Of Fame in 1981, the same year as Bob Wills.  BACM’s new collection showcases Terry’s brilliant fiddle playing, with great versions of many classic tunes.


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CD D 222

GRADY MARTIN & HIS SLEWFOOT FIVE Cornstalk Hop. B.A.C.M. 222

When it came to fancy guitar licks, they didn't come much better than Grady Martin, a musical genius whose list of credits includes Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Bing Crosby, Buddy Holly, Marty Robbins , Willie Nelson, Elvis Presley ... the list goes on. A country boy at heart who early in his career was in the Bailes Brothers' backing band, he could play any style of music and his talents are well showcased in this collection of 28 tracks recorded between 1952 and 57.


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CD D 206

GRANDPA JONES – Vol 1. You’re Never Too Old For Love. B.A.C.M. 206

This banjo playing high tenor and purveyor of old time country music had his own distinctive niche as this 1950s collections shows.


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CD D 440

GRANDPA JONES – Vol 2. Going Down The Country. B.A.C.M. 440

Our second Grandpa Jones CD , all culled from his King label recordings - nice mix, old timey and folk, novelty and comic. Several featuring ace guitarist Merle Travis. Most of these tracks , never before issued on CD.


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CD D 532

G’ DAY – Country Music From Down Under. BACM CD 532

Some fine country music emerged from Australia and New Zealand from the 1930s onwards, much of it influenced by Jimmie Rodgers, Gene Autry, Wilf Carter and English yodeller Harry Torrani. BACM have already issued around ten CDs by some of the best known ‘Down Under’ Artistes, including Tex Morton (BACM CD 101), Buddy Williams (CD 155) and Slim Dusty (CD 60). This latest CD introduces several lesser known artistes, from across the decades and with a wide range of styles. Fans of ‘Yodelling Country’ in particular will enjoy.


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