Plethora Of Pop
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Plethora Of Pop

The First Country Record Is Still Amazing

Plethora of Pop Debut Challenge

Most historians consider the 78 rpm made in 1922 by fiddler A. C. (Eck) Robertson (one side by himself and the other a duet with fellow fiddler Henry Gilliland) as the first recorded country music. Robertson’s solo performance of “Sally Gooden” (already a traditional tune) exhibits such energetic virtuosity that it has set a standard for…

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Steven Hale

Music: Discovering the lost and forgotten. Politics: Exposing injustice. Screenwriting: Emotional storytelling.