The term Hillbilly used here is designed
as a generic term to describe Country & Western Music of the nineteen
forties and fifties. Feel free to use any of the information contained herein for what ever
purpose you deem appropriate; however, please acknowledge The Hillbilly
Researcher, and any individual who contributed information used to compile
these listings.
If you wish to reproduce any
photograph that is contained in the Blogg, please check first with the
individual who supplied the original. This does not apply to label scans which
you are most welcome to copy and use.

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has taken the time to contribute, especially Johan for the BILLBOARD data.

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A most welcome addition to Pine Grove Press’ fledgling catalogue of scholarly works on Southern music, this offering on the life and times of Nathan Abshire And The Pine Grove Boys is an absolute delight. Authors Lyle Ferbrache and Andy Brown surpass themselves with this superb in depth assessment of Nathan Abshire And The Pine Grove Boys roots, illustrated with an absolutely amazing selection of rare photographs, most of which have never been published before. This well researched chronicle on one of the larger than life characters of Cajun music is cram packed with facts, information culled from a variety of sources, including interviews with former members of The Pine Grove Boys. The detailed discography, complete with colour scans of the various labels in question, is the veritable “icing on the cake”; A must for any fan of Hillbilly and / or Cajun music.