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American Composers and Musicians from A to Z: P (Part 2—Puckett, Riley)

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

He was nicknamed the Ball Mountain Caruso. He introduced yodeling to country music recording well before Jimmie Rodgers' blue yodel. Meet Riley Puckett, one of the brightest stars of early country music, in today's blog post.

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New BARD Additions: March 2020

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

Enjoy learning music from the comfort of home with the new talking books and braille music scores now available on BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) from the NLS Music Section.

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New BARD Additions: December 2019

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

The NLS Music Section presents a feast of new music added to BARD, perfect for beginning 2020 on a high note!

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From Anderson to Zaninelli: Audio Lessons for Classical Singing

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

Learn to sing classical art songs and arias with audio lessons available from the NLS Music Section!

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New BARD Additions: August 2018

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

The hot and hazy dog days of summer are here, but the NLS Music Section has been working diligently to provide digital music books and scores for our patrons to access instantly. Take a look at the audiobooks and braille scores we have made available on NLS Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD) during the …

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Blind James Campbell and His Nashville Washboard Band

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

“Tennessee, Tennessee, there ain’t no place I’d rather be”–This is the song that we have been singing for the past several weeks here in the Music Section of the National Library Service (along with Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter in their song “Tennessee Jed”).  The NLS national conference in Nashville has now come and gone, …

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Nashville Sound: Hargus “Pig” Robbins

Posted by: Lindsay Conway

Hargus “Pig” Robbins might be the most famous piano player you’ve never heard of, though you’ve likely heard his work. The National Conference of Librarians Serving Blind and Physically Handicapped Individuals will begin in a matter of days in Nashville, Tennessee, so today I want to tell you about a musician who is blind and …