Country Song Roundup, October 1953

Country Song Roundup, October 1953

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This magazine, Country Song Roundup was published by American Folk Publications in Derby, Connecticut, in October 1953. The paper cover with red, yellow and black ink features an image of American country and popular singer-songwriter, Jim Reeves. The inside pages are made of white paper with black ink text and images.

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.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
magazine
publication date
1953
depicted (sitter)
Reeves, Jim
publisher
American Folk Publications, Inc.
place made
United States: Connecticut, Derby
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 3/4 in x 8 3/4 in; 29.845 cm x 22.225 cm
ID Number
2013.0239.01
accession number
2013.0239
catalog number
2013.0239.01
subject
Country (music)
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