Old-Time Country / Cowboy / Western Swing (Reference)

The reference list includes records that have been obtained and/or rated (in blue) as well as many other records that have been recommended from various sources.


Roy Acuff (1903–92)

Rex Allen (1922– )

The Allen Brothers [1927–1934]

Clarence Ashley (1895–1967)

Gene Autry (1907–98)

The Bailey Brothers

The Blue Sky Boys

Dock Boggs (1898–1971)

Bill Boyd (1910–77)

Milton Brown (1903–36)

Cliff Bruner (1915–2000)

Bill Carlisle (1908– )

Cliff Carlisle (1904–83)

Jenks Tex Carman (1903–68)

Fiddlin' John Carson (1868–1949)

Wilf Carter (1904–96)

The Carter Family [1926–1943]

Carter Sisters

The Chuck Wagon Gang [1936– ]

Spade Cooley (1910–69)

Coon Creek Girls [1937– ]

Stoney Cooper (1918–77)

Wilma Lee Cooper (1921– )

Cowboy Copas (1913–63)

Ted Daffan (1912–96)

Vernon Dalhart (1883–1948)

Darby and Tarlton [1920– ]

Jimmie Davis (1902–2000)

The Delmore Brothers [1926–1952]

Al Dexter (1902–84)

Dorsey Dixon (1897–1968)

Tommy Duncan (1911–67)

Hugh and Karl Farr

Benton Flippen (1920– )

Harmonica Frank Floyd (1908–84)

Curley Fox (1910– )

Grayson and Whitter [1927–1930]

Rex Griffin (1912–59)

Jack Guthrie (1915–48)

Kelly Harrell (1889–1942)

Hi-Flyers

Adolph Hofner (1916– )

Hoosier Hot Shots [1936–1942]

Frank Hutchison (1891–1945)

Aunt Molly Jackson (1880–1960)

Tommy Jackson (1926–79)

Tommy Jarrell (1901–85)

Buddy Jones (1919– )

Grandpa Jones (1913–98)

Buell Kazee (1900–76)

Clark Kessinger (1896–1975)

Bradley Kincaid (1895–1989)

Pee Wee King (1914–2000)

Lulu Belle and Scotty

Uncle Dave Macon (1870–1952)

J.E. Mainer (1898–1971)

Leon McAuliffe (1917–88)

Sam McGee (1894–1975)

Emmett Miller (1900–62)

Polk Miller (1844–1913)

Patsy Montana (1914–96)

Tex Owens (1892–1962)

Leon Payne (1917–69)

Hank Penny (1918–92)

Charlie Poole (1892–1931)

Riley Puckett (1894–1946)

Red Fox Chasers [1928–1931]

Blind Alfred Reed (1880–1956)

Goebel Reeves (1899–1969)

Jimmie Revard (1909– )

Lesley Riddle (1905–80)

Riders in the Sky [1977– ]

Tex Ritter (1905–73)

Jimmie Rivers

Eck Robertson (1887–1975)

Carson Robison (1890–1957)

Jimmie Rodgers (1897–1933)

Roy Rogers (1911–98)

The Skillet Lickers

Fiddlin' Arthur Smith (1989–71)

Hobart Smith (1897–1965)

Lynn Chirps Smith

The Sons of the Pioneers [1934– ]

Carl T. Sprague (1895–1978)

Ernest V. Stoneman (1893–1968)

The Stoneman Family [1956– ]

Stringbean (1915–73)

Gid Tanner (1885–1960)

Tut Taylor (1923– )

Jimmy Wakely (1914–82)

Fields Ward (1911–87)

Tex Williams (1917–85)

Billy Jack Wills (1926–91)

Bob Wills (1905–75)

Johnnie Lee Wills (1912–84)

Smokey Wood (1918–75)

Various Artists


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