Available Recordings

Document Records 8000 Vintage Country series:

Mississippi Fiddle Tunes and Songs from the 1930s: 1939 Library of Congress Recordings Collected in Mississippi by Herbert Halpert DOCD- 8071 3 cd set


Narmour and Smith Vol.1 & 2 Complete Recorded Works (1928-1930) DOCD 8065, DOCD 8066

Other great Mississippi fiddle bands on Document:

Mississippi Fiddle Bands Vol 1

Mississippi Fiddle Bands Vol 2

Leake County Revelers Vol 1

Leake County Revelers Vol 2


County Records:

MIssissippi String Bands Vol 1

Mississippi String Bands Vol 2


My own recordings of Mississippi tunes:

Tunes from the book

Carroll County, MS



Coming Summer 2017: Field Recorders Collective: Alvis Massengale, 1970s field recordings from a great Mississippi fiddler who led the Newton County Hillbillies on their 1930s 78rpm recordings.