The Resource Old dominion barn dance,, (sound recording)

Old dominion barn dance,, (sound recording)

Label
Old dominion barn dance,, 1950 Oct. 23
Title
Old dominion barn dance,
Inclusive dates
1950 Oct. 23
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hosted by Sunshine Sue (Mary Higdon Workman). Contains Grandpa Jones singing "Daisy Dean Old Time," Sunshine Sue singing "Old Wooden Rocker," Toby Stroud singing "I'll Be Around if You Need Me," and fiddle music with no vocals. Also includes commercials for Chase and Sanborn Coffee, Tender Leaf Tea, Pertussin Cough syrup, and Stanback aspirin
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
The Old Dominion Barn Dance began broadcasting from the WRVA Theater (formerly the old Lyric Theater) at 9th and Broad Streets in September 1946. Emceed by Sunshine Sue (Mary Higdon Workman), this country music program included such performers as the Carter Sisters, Grandpa Jones and Ramona, the Saddle Sweethearts, Cousin Crazy Joe Maphis, the Tobacco Tags, Quincy Snodgrass, Toby Stroud, Buster Puffenbarger, Curley Collins, Benny Kissinger, Mac Wiseman, and Little Robert, among many others. On Saturday nights, the Old Dominion Barn Dance performed before live audiences at 7:30 and 9:30. The program also aired three times daily Monday through Friday as a transcribed quarter-hour program. The show broadcast on WRVA until 1957.
Cataloging source
VIC
Format of music
not applicable
Funding information
Reformatting was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission
Label
Old dominion barn dance,, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 17 min., 18 sec
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  • The Library of Virginia
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Note
  • Preservation CD was created using a Disc Makers ReflexPro4 CD by LVA, June 2004. Burned at 32X.
  • Reference CD was created using a Tascom CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, September 2003. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001515004
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55655317
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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