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There's a print book version of Burns Country Music.  Taking a look on
Amazon reveals that the three page bibliography is extensive, preceded by a
couple pages on sources.   Yer welcome.



On Tue, Jan 5, 2021 at 8:11 PM Burgess, Scott <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> Burns is a storyteller, and a very good one, not a professional historian.
> What you might want to do is look through the credits from his film and try
> contacting some of the folks who did the legwork. IMHO, he does hire good
> people to work with him. Think of him as PBS Wikipedia, if you will - not a
> primary source at all, but a place where one might find some useful
> pointers to the good stuff.
>
> Some of us always read the credits anyhow!
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> On 1/5/21, 7:46 PM, "Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List on
> behalf of Bob Kosovsky" <[log in to unmask] on behalf of
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>     Sorry to piggyback on this topic, but the suggestion of asking Ken
> Burns
>     really irked me.  Ken Burns is not a professional researcher:  He hires
>     other people to do the research - he just puts it together.  It's great
>     that he's done so much to satisfy the people who need to receive
>     information by television.  But the nature of television is one of
>     superficiality.
>
>     For people in search of research questions, we should really be
> careful to
>     make the distinction between where one could really find source
> material
>     that would answer the question, rather than just mentioning people
> simply
>     because they are well-known and may have had brief tangential contact
> with
>     the subject.
>
>
>     Bob Kosovsky, Ph.D. -- Librarian, Rare Books and Manuscripts,
>     Music & Recorded Sound Division
>     The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts - Dorothy and
> Lewis B.
>     Cullman Center
>
>     40 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023
>
>     www.nypl.org
>
>
>     On Tue, Jan 5, 2021 at 8:33 PM Dave Radlauer <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>     > The Country Music docu is fantastic.  One of his best.  Equal to
> JAZZ.  But
>     > good luck asking Ken Burns for anything!
>     >
>     > On Tue, Jan 5, 2021 at 4:14 PM Chris Brady <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>     >
>     > > Have you tried Ken Burns - he'd have found something if it exists.
>     > > Also there's Tony Palmer.
>     > >
>     > > Wiki links here:
>     > >
>     > > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Country_Music_(miniseries)
>     > >
>     > >
>     > >
>     >
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All_You_Need_Is_Love:_The_Story_of_Popular_Music
>     > >
>     > > CJB
>     > >
>     > >
>     > > On 05/01/2021, Chris Kennedy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>     > > > Hi Everyone, Happy New Year. My name is Chris Kennedy and I’m a
>     > > researcher,
>     > > > writer and musician. I thought I’d float this out and see if
> anyone has
>     > > any
>     > > > thoughts or suggestions as far as rocks unturned. Elvis made is
> only
>     > Opry
>     > > > appearance on 10/2/54, Saturday night. He apparently sang Blue
> Moon of
>     > > > Kentucky and that’s basically all the info that’s out there. No
>     > > recording,
>     > > > no ephemera, no ads, show programs or reviews or mentions. I
> believe
>     > > > Saturday nights were broadcast on WSM but I can’t confirm that
> this
>     > show
>     > > > was. The LOC has Opry recordings but I haven’t come across
> anything.
>     > The
>     > > > Country Music Hall of Fame / Rock Hall either. I’ve done some
> searches
>     > > > through the Tennessean archives with nothing turning up. It
> would be
>     > > > interesting and fun to turn up something on this part of music
> history.
>     > > >
>     > > > Sent from my iPhone
>     > >
>     > >
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