Upcoming CD and Book Release of Knox County Stomp: The Knoxville Sessions 1929-1930
Bear Family Records will release an exclusive CD box set of remastered recordings from the Knoxville Sessions held at downtown Knoxville’s St. James Hotel in 1929 and 1930. The four-CD set will be accompanied by an exhaustive book packed with rare archival photos, written by respected scholars Dr. Ted Olson and Tony Russell, who also authored the books accompanying the Bear Family’s releases of the Bristol and Johnson City Sessions.
Bear Family Records
Founded by Richard Weize in 1975, Germany’s Bear Family Records is the premiere label for archival releases of American music. Renowned for their high-quality audio transfers, extensively researched liner notes and lavishly packaged box sets, they have been the recipient of multiple Grammy nominations. Releases include the 7-CD set Chet Atkins: Mr. Guitar, the 12-CD set The Original Carter Family and Black Europe, a 44-CD set featuring recordings of Black musicians in Europe prior to 1927.
Official Knoxville Vendor: Raven Records and Rarities
Raven Records & Rarities is your one-stop source for new & pre-loved vinyl and pop collectibles of all kinds–movie posters (best selection east of the Mississippi), DVDs, VHS, film mags, action figures, comics, board games and more. Come on down to see them in the heart of Happy Holler. 1200 North Central Street, Knoxville, TN. Hours: Tues.-Sat., Noon-7:00; Sun, 1:00-5:00; Closed Mondays.