Old Homestead Records

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Old Homestead Records
Founded1971 (1971)
FounderJohn W. Morris
Defunct2014 (2014)
GenreCountry, bluegrass
Country of originU.S.
LocationBrighton, Michigan

Old Homestead Records was a record label based in Michigan specializing in preserving and reissuing recordings of traditional country and bluegrass artists.

History[edit]

John W. Morris launched Old Homestead Record company in 1971 to release new and archival recordings by country singer and banjoist Wade Mainer.[1]

Sublabels included Broadway Intermission, Collectors Series, and Rutabaga Records.

On Broadway Intermission, Morris released Bing Crosby's 1945 "Seventh Air Force Tribute" to vinyl from transcripts of a World War II Armed Forces Radio broadcast. Broadway Intermission also released music by Tommy Dorsey, Bix Beiderbecke, The Mills Brothers, and others.[2]

Artists (selective)[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kennedy, Rick (1999). Jelly Roll, Bix, and Hoagy: Gennett Studios and the Birth of Recorded Jazz (1 ed.). Retrieved August 15, 2017.
  2. ^ Scearce, Phil (2011). Finish Forty and Home: The Untold World War II Story of B-24s in the Pacific (1 ed.). Retrieved August 15, 2017.