READING MATERIAL

Magazines

Old-TimeHerald

Fiddler Magazine

Journals

ARSC Journal – Association of Recorded Sound Collections

Books

Amazon:

Strings of Life: Conversations with Old Time Musicians by Kevin Donleavy

Fiddlin' Georgia Crazy: Fiddlin' John Carson, His Real World, and the World of His Songs

Linthead Stomp: The Creation of Country Music in the Piedmont South by Patrick Huber

Country Music, U.S.A.: Third Revised Edition by Bill C. Malone and Jocelyn R. Neal

In the Country of Country: A Journey to the Roots of American Music by Nicholas Dawidoff

Wayfaring Strangers: The Musical Voyage from Scotland and Ulster to Appalachia by Fiona Ritchie, Doug Orr, Darcy Orr

The Scotch-Irish Influence on Country Music in the Carolinas: Border Ballads, Fiddle Tunes and Sacred Songs by Michael C. Scoggins

Alan Lomax, Assistant In Charge: The Library Of Congress Letters, 1935 - 1945 by Ronald D. Cohen

African Banjo Echoes In Appalachia: A Study Of Folk Traditions by Cecelia Conway

Gone To The Country: The New Lost City Ramblers And The Folk Music Revival by Ray Allen

Traditional Musicians Of The Central Blue Ridge - Old Time, Early Country, Folk And Bluegrass Label Recording Artists, With Discographies by Marty Mcgee

Will You Miss Me When I'm Gone: The Carter Family And Their Legacy In American Music by Mark Zwonitzer With Charles Hirshberg

A Banjo Pickin' Girl: The Life And Music Of Ola Belle Campbell Reed by Judy H. Marti

Alan Lomax, Assistant In Charge: The Library Of Congress Letters, 1935 - 1945 by Ronald D. Cohen

Banjo On The Mountain: Wade Mainer's First Hundred Years by Dick Spottswood

Fiddle

Play of a Fiddle: Traditional Music, Dance, and Folklore of West Virginia by Gerry Milnes

Fiddling Way Out Yonder: The Life and Music of MelvinWine by Drew Beisswenger

The Devil’s Box: Masters of Southern Fiddling by Charles Wolfe

Old-Time Kentucky Fiddle Tunes by Jeff Todd Titon

The Fiddle Book by Marion Thede

The Old-Time Fiddler's Repertory: 245 Traditional Tunes by R. P. Christeson 

The Old-Time Fiddler’s Repertory Volume 2 by R.P. Christeson

Beginning Old Time Fiddle by Alan Kaufman

The Fiddler's Fakebook: The Ultimate Sourcebook For The Traditional Fiddler by David Brody

Ragtime for Fiddle & Mandolin by Steve Parker

150 Hot Tunes for Fiddle & Mandolin by Steve Parker

Elderly:

Fiddle Tunes I Learned At The Tractor Tavern (And Other Places Around Puget Sound) - The Millennium Edition (Revised) by Gene Silberberg

The Complete - Fiddle Tunes I Either Did Or Did Not Learn At The Tractor Tavern by Gene Silberberg

Fiddle Tunes Illuminated by Alan Jabbour

Banjo

Ring the Banjar! by Robert Lloyd Webb

African Banjo Echoes in Appalachia by Cecelia Conway

Old Time Songs For Clawhammer Banjo by David K Marshall

Old-Time Backup Guitar: Learn From the Masters  by John Schwab

The Banjo Player's Songbook: Over 200 great songs arranged for the five-string banjo  by Tim Jumper

The Art of the Mountain Banjo by Art Rosenbaum

Old Time String Band Banjo Styles by Joseph Weidlich

Minstrel Banjo: Briggs’ Banjo Instructor by Joseph Weidlich

Wade Ward - Clawhammer Banjo Master (Book/CD Set) by Bob Carlin & Dan Levenson

Kyle Creed - Clawhammer Banjo Master (Book/CD Set) by Bob Carlin

Round Peak Style Clawhammer Banjo by Brad Leftwich

Clawhammer Banjo by Miles Krassen

Clawhammer Style Banjo by Ken Perlman

The How and the Tao of Old Time Banjo by Patrick Costello

A Book of Five Strings: Strategies for Mastering the Art of Old Time Banjo by Patrick Costello

How To Play The 5-String Banjo by Pete Seeger

Clawhammer Banjo String Band Favorites by Steve Parker

Mandolin

Old Time String Band Music for Mandolin by Joseph Weidlich

150 Hot Tunes for Fiddle & Mandolin by Steve Parker

Ragtime for Fiddle & Mandolin by Steve Parker

The Mandolin Picker's Fakebook by David Brody

Guitar

Guitar Pickers Fakebook: The Ultimate Sourcebook for the Traditional Guitar by David Brody

String Band

Old-Time String Band Songbook by Cohen/Seeger/Wood

Songs

Ragtime

Ragtime for Fiddle & Mandolin by Steve Parker

Other related interesting books

The Complete Crumb Comics Vol. 16 – Robert Crumb

Long Steel Rail – Norm Cohen

Learned Pigs & Fireproof Women – Ricky Jay