Randy Riddle <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>> I'm doing some research on a discography of old time radio programming
>> released on vinyl. I've run into a rather unusual episode of the "Grand
>> Ol' Opry" on one disc
If this is a released LP, why not tell us the label and catalog number?
From: David Lewis <[log in to unmask]>
> Could you tell us more about the broadcast; where it originated from,
> who's on it, etc? Uncle Dave Lewis
That information might help also.
>> I've checked around otr collector circles and haven't seen this
>> episode documented in circulation; it dates (supposedly) from 1939,
>> but the earliest GOP programs among otr collectors is from around 1942.
Are you sure this isn't the soundtrack of the feature film about the
>> and was wondering if someone could contact me directly that's
>> familiar with the 30s-40s era of the program and the episodes that
>> survive from it in archives. (Or, a referral to which organization
>> archives the program's broadcasts would be helpful.) Randy
Country Music Hall of Fame Library and Archive in Nashville, Jonathan
Edwards Memorial Foundation in Atlanta, and the Archive of Folk Culture
in the Library of Congress seem to be the obvious places to ask.
Mike Biel [log in to unmask]