4 10" reel to reel tapes (TTA-0089A/D).
Carl Tipton (1923-1989), fiddle and mandolin player, song writer and
pioneer bluegrass showman, was a fixture on the Middle Tennessee music
scene for more than forty years. He was best known for his long-running
early morning television show which aired for twenty-five years over WHTN
(channel 39), Murfreesboro TN. For additional biographical information
see Cart Tipton biographical vertical file.
Scope and content:
Reel to reel tape copies of acetate discs of performances of Carl Tipton
and others made by Center audio archivist Bruce Nemerov. Performers include
Tipton, Billy Yearwood, Floyd Leonard, Henerson Davis, the Mid-State Quartet,
and Pee Wee Brown.
A list of label, titles and performers on each reel follows.
Master tapes are filed by tape number with other archival audio visual materials. Reference cassette copies were transferred to the librarian.