Country Song Roundup, December 1968

Country Song Roundup, December 1968

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This magazine, Country Song Roundup was published by Charleton Publishing Corporation in Derby, Connecticut, in December 1968. The multi-color paper cover features images of American country comedienne, Minnie Pearl, and American country musicians, LeRoy Van Dyke, Charley Pride, Curly Putman, and Mary Taylor. 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.

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Object Name
publication date
depicted (sitter)
Pearl, Minnie
Van Dyke, Leroy
Pride, Charley
Putman, Curly
Taylor, Mary
Charlton Publishing Corporation
place made
United States: Connecticut, Derby
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 11 in x 8 in; 27.94 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Country (music)
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