Grand Ole Opry Performance Log,
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Scope and content: Photocopied set of handwritten logs detailing each year's Saturday night Grand Ole Opry performances week-by-week beginning in 1961. Log is chronological with song titles for each week's program, performing artist for each song, and occasional marginal anecdotes (announcers recent events, encores). Each year's list concludes with statistical tables on appearances by regular Opry cast members, a log of each week's Friday night Opry performers, a table of each year's guest artists with dates of appearances, cross references to shows on identical dates in earlier years, special features on artists in the year of their deaths, and hosts listed for each week's "Midnight Jamboree" (WSM program which immediately followed the Grand Ole Opry) at the very end of each year's log.

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Organization & arrangement of materials
Organized chronologically.
General Note
Materials housed in the Special Collections Division, Nashville Public Library.
General Note
This unique body of primary research materials documents the Saturday night Grand Ole Opry as broadcast with only occasional gaps between 1961 and 2006. Historians of country music and biographers of country music stars active in the last half of the twentieth century will find this log of invaluable assistance. Major country music artists whose Grand Ole Opry careers are herein documented include Roy Acuff, Ernest Tubb, Hank Snow, Bill Monroe, Bill Anderson, Connie Smith, Riders In The Sky, Ricky Skaggs, Mike Snider, and many others.
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In library use only.
Description
Scope and content: Photocopied set of handwritten logs detailing each year's Saturday night Grand Ole Opry performances week-by-week beginning in 1961. Log is chronological with song titles for each week's program, performing artist for each song, and occasional marginal anecdotes (announcers recent events, encores). Each year's list concludes with statistical tables on appearances by regular Opry cast members, a log of each week's Friday night Opry performers, a table of each year's guest artists with dates of appearances, cross references to shows on identical dates in earlier years, special features on artists in the year of their deaths, and hosts listed for each week's "Midnight Jamboree" (WSM program which immediately followed the Grand Ole Opry) at the very end of each year's log.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials
Cite as: Grand Ole Opry Performance Log, Nashville Room, Nashville Public Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
The Nashville Public Library retains intellectual rights to this material.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift;,Johnny Shealy;,2002;,Acc. 2002.088.
Biographical or Historical Data
Johnny Shealy personally logged all Saturday night Grand Ole Opry performances from the beginning of 1965 through 2006, then documented the four prior years with research in secondary sources, extending his log back to 1961. Shealy's death in November, 2007, made 2006 the last complete year of this unique performance log.
Ownership and Custodial History
Log composed by Johnny Shealy since 1961, the first forty years' worth copied en masse from Shealy's original notebooks during 2002, with annual updates brought in and copied for 2002-2006.
Action
Process;,2002;,Ronnie Pugh.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Shealy, J. Grand Ole Opry Performance Log.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Shealy, Johnny. Grand Ole Opry Performance Log. .

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Shealy, Johnny, Grand Ole Opry Performance Log. .

MLA Citation (style guide)

Shealy, Johnny. Grand Ole Opry Performance Log.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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