Guide to the Country Ham (Musical Group) Photograph, circa 2005

Summary Information

Title: Country Ham (Musical Group) Photograph, circa 2005
Collection: AC.309
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

Country Ham Photograph consists of two identical color 8" x 6" photographs of the bluegrass musical group, Country Ham. These photographs came with their album, Songs from the Blue Ridge Mountains, which was recorded January 29, 2005 in Major Recording Studio, Waynesboro, Virginia.

Creator: Country Ham

Biographical/Historical Note

Country Ham is a bluegrass and old time string band. It originated in Washington, D.C. in the mid-1970s. In 2006, Country Ham consists of Judie Pagter (autoharp, vocals), Carl Pagter (banjo, vocals), Pete Vigour (fiddle, guitar, vocals), Ellen Vigour (mandolin, fiddle, vocals) M.D. Mallory (guitar, vocals), and Wanda Shelton (vocals). Fiddle player Joe Meadows was a band member until his death in 2003. Many of the band members live in Virginia. As of 2005, the band had released more than 15 recordings.

Scope and Contents

Country Ham Photograph consists of two identical color 8" x 6" photographs of the bluegrass musical group, Country Ham. These photographs came with their album, Songs from the Blue Ridge Mountains, which was recorded January 29, 2005 in Major Recording Studio, Waynesboro, Virginia.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in one folder.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research without restriction in the Dougherty Reading Room.

Acquisitions Information

The accession number is AC.2006.023. It was opened to the public in May 2006.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, May 2006; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, May 2006

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.309: Country Ham Photograph, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

 

 Photographs. Box 1.1