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Country Music: Early Country Music

An overview of country music resources in the music library and on the web

Artists

NOTE: The following list of early country artists is neither exhaustive nor definitive. It is designed to provide a small sampling of early country artists who have achieved recognition and exerted influence in the outlaw country music subgenre.

Fiddlin' John Carson
Henry Whitter
Vernon Dalhart
The Blue Sky Boys
Bradley Kincaid
Carson RobisonErnest V. Stoneman
Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Ramblers
The Skillet Lickers
Riley Puckett
The Carter Family
Jimmie Rodgers
Uncle Dave Macon
Mainer's Mountaineers
Roy Acuff
Jimmie Davis
The Delmore Brothers

In addition to our many albums by the above and other individual early country artists, the Music Library's collection also holds a number of compilation discs containing important tracks by influential acts. A few of those are included in the list of recordings at the right.

Albums and Books

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