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The Team

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Directors

[David Barnes] – Archivist and owner. He is a Kentucky Colonel, awarded for services to Country Music.

[Brian Golbey] – The Archives music restorer & designer. A veteran country musician, and recording artist, he too is a Kentucky Colonel.

[Barry Farnes] – Business manager and provider of valuable everyday technical support at the Archive!

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We mention here with thanks our great bunch of sidekicks who support us in so many ways …

Derek Taylor –  BACM’s Assistant Archivist, Press & Publicity Officer and Book Reviewer. Derek is also a popular DJ and hosts his weekly Archive Americana Roots Country Show on Radio Caroline on Monday evenings.

Robin Jones – our webmaster who led the development of the website and created the content; and does the ongoing updating and maintenance; he also maintains our FaceBook presence.

The country music experts who help with research and drafting liner notes. Too many to mention but they include long time contributor Kevin Coffey, a wizard at finding details on obscure old time recordings and who writes excellent notes and supplies us with tracks for some CDs. And former Mayor of Bath Bryan Chalker, a regular writer for our notes. Big thanks to them and to those missed here.

Collectors – who have donated CDs and records and in many instances saved the day by supplying tracks to fill the gaps for our new CDs; of these, especial thanks to long time collectors Phil Tricker & Al Turner who never hesitate to help, digging into their collections providing rare tracks and valuable information. We have a ‘