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James H. Montgomery Music Collection, 1911-2014

The James H. Montgomery Music Collection contains 1,023 LPs and 1,368 CDs. The collection focuses on old-time bluegrass, Southern folk, gospel, and country music. It features Mr. Montgomery's annotations and ranking system.

ARRANGEMENT OF COLLECTION

The collection is arranged by format and then divided between single artist or group and compilation recordings. Items in the single artist or group category are arranged alphabetically by artist or group name. Compilation recordings are arranged alphabetically by title. There are forty boxes divided as follows:

Box 1:  CD Box 1 – Abshire  Crooked Still

Box 2:  CD Box 2 – Cross  Grumpus

Box 3:  CD Box 3 – Guthrie  Kentucky Hilltoppers

Box 4:  CD Box 4 – Keys  Marshall

Box 5:  CD Box 5 – Martin  Reed

Box 6:  CD Box 6 – Reid  Stripling

Box 7:  CD Box 7 – Stripling  Williamson

Box 8:  CD Box 8 – Wills  Young; Compilation:  16 Down Home  Appalachians

Box 9:  CD Box 9 – Arhoolie  Cajun Capers Disc 3

Box 10:  CD Box 10 – Cajun Capers Disc 4  Dirty Boogie

Box 11:  CD Box 11 – Discovery Sampler  How Can I

Box 12:  CD Box 12 – If You Ain’t  Nuggets CD B

Box 13:  CD Box 13 – Nuggets CD C  Skiffle

Box 14:  CD Box 14 – Smoky Mountain  Traditional Music of Beech Mountain Volume 1

Box 15:  CD Box 15 – Traditional Music of Beech Mountain Volume 2  Blues Singles/Blues Compilation:  Blues Slide Guitar

Box 16:  CD Box 16 – Blues Compilation:  Broke, Black and Blue  Jazz Singles/Miscellaneous Singles/Miscellaneous Compilation:  World in Our Backyard

Box 17:  LP Box 1 – Acuff  Berline

Box 18:  LP Box 2 – Bird  Campbell

Box 19:  LP Box 3 – Carignan  Cockerham

Box 20:  LP Box 4 – Cockerham  Ellis, Red

Box 21:  LP Box 5 – Ellis, Tony  Graves

Box 22:  LP Box 6 – Grayson  Hillman

Box 23:  LP Box 7  Hired Hands  Judds

Box 24:  LP Box 8  Karl and Harty  Mac

Box 25:  LP Box 9  Macon  Martin

Box 26:  LP Box 10  McCoury  Monroe

Box 27:  LP Box 11  Moody  Pentangle

Box 28:  LP Box 12  Phillips  Ryan

Box 29:  LP Box 13  Sauserman  Stamper

Box 30:  LP Box 14  Stanley  Taylor

Box 31:  LP Box 15  Tanner  Watson

Box 32:  LP Box 16  Weems  Wright

Box 33:  LP Box 17  Beausoleil  Southern Prison Blues

Box 34:  LP Box 18  16 Fiddlers Bluegrass

Box 35:  LP Box 19  Bonanza Early Days of Bluegrass

Box 36:  LP Box 20  Early Mandolin  Mountain Music

Box 37:  LP Box 21  Music Never Ends  Preachin’, Prayin’

Box 38:  LP Box 22  Railroad – TV Requests

Box 39:  LP Box 23  Virginia Breakdown – Young Fogies

Box 40:  LP Box 24  Miscellaneous

Box 41:  Printed Materials Box 1