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Hello Paul, 

I am pretty sure Gene Autry Entertainment would have the most complete set. You can find their contact information on their website, http://www.geneautry.com/gae/.

Also pease feel free to contact me directly if you are interested in knowing the holdings at the Autry Museum.

Best,

Liza Posas
Head Research Services & Archives

AUTRY MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN WEST
4700 Western Heritage Way 
Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
Direct: 747.201.8442
E-mail: [log in to unmask]  

Go West: TheAutry.org



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From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Paul T. Jackson
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 10:19 AM
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Gene Autry

It would be hard to say, unless you're in touch with all the collections.
You can find these by using the search string "Gene Autry recording
archives" for a Google search.

Paul T. Jackson
Trescott Research
Steilacoom, WA 98338
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trescottresearch.com

On Tue, Jun 12, 2018, 10:30 AM Malcolm <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Who holds the most complete collection of Gene Autry 78s?
> Autry began by recording for Victor on Oct. 9, 1929. His steel
> guitar playing accompanist was Frank Marvin who played in
> both Hawaiian and Country styles. I want to know how long it
> took Marvin to morph from mostly a Hawaiian style to what came
> to be considered a Country style. As of March 1937 he was still
> using an acoustic steel guitar; as of June 1937 he began recording
> with an electric (or electrified acoustic?) steel guitar which he
> continued using until 1942 (ref. Tony Russell) and possibly beyond.
> I've been adding to the Hawaiian discog regularly since publication
> (has it really been more than 10 years?) and would like to flesh out
> Autry's listing.
> Malcolm
>