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      This page lists Music Reference Books which include "Bluegrass" in their title, or whose primary focus is Bluegrass Music . This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of every book ever published about these genres of music. It is just a list of every book I own "{A}" or have personally referenced in local Wisconsin libraries.

      New pages split off from my original Bibliography page

{..} = Who owns, or owned, this reference book (see the complete code list in library)

Complete details in order by author and date (top/bottom of page)
| A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M |
| N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z |

    B  

  1. #by - Boothroyd, John L.   {A} - cover scans
          "Bluegrass LP Issues 1957-1990"
          Briar Hill, Victoria, Australia: John L. Boothroyd
          1990, 393 p., ISBN: 0-646-00631-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-646-00631-4, LC: 95-181277, UPC: 9-780786-421220

    C  

  2. #do - Cantrell, Robert.   {F} - cover scans
          "Bluegrass Breakdown: The Making of the Old Southern Sound"
          Urbana & Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press
          1984, 309 p., ISBN: 0-252-01054-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-252-01054-5, LC: 83-4861, UPC: ?
        781.642 - Can (.F)

    D  

  3. #hx - Donaghey, Bob.   {A} - cover scans
          "Bluegrass Yearbook: Your Favorite Bluegrass Festival Performers"
          Pelham, NC: Nectar Publications
          1999, 159 p., ISBN: 0-9670721-0-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-9670721-0-4, no LC, no UPC
        (included: "Bluegrass Yearbook Sampler", 17 track CD, no catalog #)

    H  

  4. #cf - Haglund, Urban, - Lillies Ohlsson   {B} - cover scans
          "A Listing of Bluegrass LP's"
          Vasteras, Sweden: Kountry Korral Productions
          1971, 72 p., ISBN: ?, LC: ?, UPC: ?

    K  

  5. #ci - Kochman, Marilyn (ed.)   {A}{E} - cover scans
          "The Big Book of Bluegrass: The Artists, The History, The Music"
          Foreword: Earl Scruggs, New York, NY: William Morrow & Co. Inc. / A Frets Book
          1984, 278 p., ISBN: hardcover 0-688-02940-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-688-02940-1, LC: 84-60068, no UPC
        784.4 - B48 (.E)
        ISBN: paperback 0-688-02942-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-688-02942-5
        782.421643 - Big (.F)
    Note: The LC # 83-60066 printed in the book is not correct.

    L  

  6. #jt - Ledgin, Stephanie P.   {A}{E}{F} - cover scans
          "Homegrown Music: Discovering Bluegrass"
          Foreword: Ricky Skaggs, Westport, CT / London, U.K. Praeger Publishers, an imprint of Greenwood Publishing Group
          2004, 182 p., ISBN: 0-275-98115-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-275-98115-0, LC: 2004-050964, UPC: 9-780275-981150
        781.64 - L47h (.E), 781.642 Led (.F)

    R  

  7. #jw - Rice, Wayne (ed.)   {A} - cover scans
          "Bluegrass Bios: Profiles of the Stars of Bluegrass"
          Lakeside, CA: Bluegrass Specialties
          1999, 171 p., no ISBN, LC, UPC

  8. #jx - Rice, Wayne (ed.)   {A} - cover scans
          "Bluegrass Bios: Profiles of the Stars of Bluegrass"
          Lakeside, CA: Bluegrass Specialties
          2002, 194 p., no ISBN, LC, UPC
          Both editions above were published in loose-leaf 3-ring binder format. No future print editions will be published. Instead, the info is kept up-to-date on-line at: - http://bluegrassbios.com/

  9. #bh - Rosenberg, Dr. Neil V.   {C}{F} - cover scans
          "Bluegrass: A History"
          Urbana and Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press
          1985, 447 p., ISBN: 0-252-00265-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-252-00265-6, LC: 84-15747, UPC: ?
        784.52 - R813b (.C), 781.642 - Ros (.F)

    S  

  10. #hi - Smith, Richard D.   {A}{C} - cover scans
          "Bluegrass: An Informal Guide"
          Chicago, IL: Chicago Review Press, Inc.
          1995, 241 p., ISBN: 1-55652-240-1, ISBN-13: 978-1-55652-240-6, LC: 94-49168, UPC: ?
        781.642 - S657b (.C)
  11. #hj    Stepaniak & Stepaniak. Bluegrass Music Festivals: 1996 Guide for U.S. and Canada, 1995 {A}

    W  

  12. #lz - Willis, Barry R. (author), Dick Weissman (editor)   {A} - cover scans
          "America's Music Bluegrass: A history of bluegrass music in the words of its pioneers"
          Foreword: Dan Crary, Franktown, CO: Pine Valley Music
          1989, 631 p., ISBN: 0-9652407-0-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-9652407-0-3, LC: 96-92242, UPC: 9-780965-240703
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All the above books in order by author and date

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