Country Song Roundup, November 1959

Description (Brief):

This magazine, Country Song Roundup was published by American Folk Publications in Derby, Connecticut, in November 1959. The paper cover with red, yellow, and black ink features images of American country comedienne, Minnie Pearl, American actor and singer, Sheb Wooley, and American honky tonk vocalist, Webb Pierce. The inside pages are made of white paper with black ink text and images.

Description (Brief)

Country Song Roundup was published by the Charlton Publishing Corporation or American Folk Publications, in Derby, Connecticut. The first issue was released in July 1949 and the magazine ended its run in 2000. The magazine featured lyrics to top hillbilly, folk, and country and western songs of the day. Each issue included words to 50 – 60 songs. There were also columns written by well-known artists such as Bobby Gregory, Pee wee King, Jimmie Osborne, Earl Heywood as well as columns about the country music recording industry, country radio stations, and country music presence in film and television.

Publication Date: 1959

Depicted (Sitter): Pearl, MinnieWooley, ShebPierce, WebbPublisher: American Folk Publications, Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Derby

Subject: Country (music)


See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Entertainment, Music & Musical Instruments, Popular Entertainment


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2013.0243.01Accession Number: 2013.0243Catalog Number: 2013.0243.01

Object Name: magazine

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 11 1/2 in; 29.21 cm


Record Id: nmah_1450679

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