Bob Carlin
Producer, Performer, Teacher & Researcher

"Alan Lomax—The 1937 Kentucky Field Recordings." Bluegrass Unlimited 38:11 (May, 2004):  68-72.

"Al Wall:  One of Fisher Hendley's Boys."  The Old Time Herald 10/12 (August-September, 2007):  26-28.


American Musical Traditions.  New York:  Schirmer Reference, 2001.

"'Angeline the Baker' and the Gold Tone Video Series."  Banjo Newsletter XXXVI/4 (February, 2009):  29-30.

"Artifacts by Adam Hurt." Banjo Newsletter XLIV/7 (May 2017): 15-16.

"The Banjo:  From Africa to America."  Banjo Newsletter XXXIII/5 (March, 2006):  6-8.

Banjo Camp!  New York, New York:  Lark Books, 2008.

"Banjos at the Folk Alliance."  Banjo Newsletter XXXXVI/7 (May, 2009):  4+6.

"The Beatles, Clawhammer-Style."  Banjo Newsletter XXXVII/2 (December, 2009):  26+27.

"Bill Keith." Banjo Newsletter XLIII-2 (Dec. 2015): 28.

The Birth of the Banjo:  Joel Walker Sweeney and Early Minstrelsy.  Jefferson, NC:  McFarland & Co., 2007.

Black Music of Two Worlds. (Produced and complied accompanying CD) Schirmer Books (1998).

"Bluegrass and Old-Time Music in Australia:  A Travel Journal."  Bluegrass Unlimited 40/3 (September, 2005):  58-63.

"Bridges for Open Back Banjos."  Banjo Newsletter XXXVII/5 (March, 2010): 44-45+47.

"Cold Icy Mountain by Brett Ratliff."  Banjo Newsletter XXXVI/6 (April, 2009):  24-28.

"Cathy Fink."  Banjo Newsletter XXXV/1 (November, 2007):  12-21.

"Carl Martin Interview."  Mandolin Notebook 1:6 (December, 1978):  6-11.

"Carolina Chocolate Drops:  Carrying a Tradition Forward."  Sing Out! 51/3 (Autumn, 2007):  66-69.

"Charlie Monroe."  Bluegrass Unlimited  38:4 (October, 2003):  46-51.

"Charlie Monroe:  The 1930s And 1940s."  Bluegrass Unlimited 42:12 (June, 2008):  54-59.

"Charles Waldman's Banjos."  Banjo Newsletter XXXIV/12 (October, 2007):  31-34.

"C-H-I-C-K-E-N."  Banjo Newsletter XXXVI/5 (March, 2009):  30-31.

Co-editor. The Old Time Way, 2005-present.

Consulting Editor. Cobblestone: The History Magazine For Young People 7:8 (August, 1986).

Contributing Editor. The Old-Time Herald 1995-2002.

Contributing writer, “The Banjo in Virginia: An Exhibit.” Ferrum, VA: Blue Ridge Institute and Museum, 2000.

"Craig Johnson."  Banjo Newsletter XXXVII/5 (March, 2010): 32-34.

"Dave Freeman." Banjo Newsletter XLIII/6 (April, 2016): 16-20

"Don Walker--North Carolina Bluegrass Music Pioneer." Bluegrass Unlimited 45/1 (July, 2010):  42-46.

"Down In Old Hollow: Sutphin Family Music."The Old-Time Herald 6:4 (May-July, 1998):  30-35.

"Dwight Barker."Bluegrass Unlimited 33:9 (March, 1999):  43.

"Earl Scruggs and 3-Finger Banjo Style." Banjo Newsletter XXXIX/7 (May, 2012): 26-27+37.

"Early Banjo Players and Banjo Music," The Birth of the BanjoKatonah Museum of Art, 2003.

"Early Minstrelsy & Clawhammer:  The Licks That Survive."  Banjo Newsletter XXXIV/11 (September, 2007):  30-32.

"Ed Haley's 'Bostman'." Banjo Newsletter XXXIX/11 (September, 2012): 27-28

"The Elgin Hawaiian Guitar Band."  The Crackerbarrel 46/1 (January, 2009):  4-6.

"
Elgin Hawaiian Guitar Band."  The Old Time Herald 12:10 (April - May, 2011): 22-36.

"Ernest Thompson:  Forgotten Pioneer."  The Journal of Country Music 18:1:  41-51.

"European Revival Music."  In the Tradition 1:2 (September/October, 1980):   11-14.

"Everybody Jam!" Banjo Newsletter XXXIX/8 (June, 2012): 36.

Fiddle Tunes for Clawhammer Banjo.  Anaheim Hills, CA:  Centerstream Publishing, 1983/2009.

"Fiddlin' Bill and the Taylors of Tennessee."  The Old Time Herald 11/4 (April-May, 2008):  30-31.

"The Field Recorders' Collective."  Banjo Newsletter XXXIII/6 (April, 2006): 24-27.

"Fred Cockerham."  Banjo Newsletter XXXIII/9 (July, 2006):  16-19.

Fred Cockerham & Tommy Jarrell - Clawhammer Banjo Masters, with Dan Levenson, Mel Bay, 2015.

"Fred Cockerham's 'Roustabout.'" Banjo Newsletter XXXV/11 (September, 2008): 32-33.

"Fred David Olson:  Guitarist."  North Carolina Folklore Journal 51:1 (Spring-Summer, 2004):  38-40.

“Fred Pribac.” Banjo Newsletter XXXI/8 (June, 2004): 44-45.

"From Africa to Appalachia."  Banjo Newsletter XXXVI/8 (June, 2009):  20-21.

"From Mali to America."  Banjo Newsletter XXXV/10 (August, 2008):  21.

“From the Bill Keith Biography.”Banjo Newsletter XLIII/3 (January, 2016): 22-23+.

"George Peagram." Composed liner notes for CD. Rounder Records 1995.

"Ghosts of Mississippi."  The Fretboard Journal 6 (Summer, 2007):  18-25.

"The Gold Tone Blues."  Banjo Newsletter XXXIV/3 (January, 2007):  34-35.

"Here's the Scoop."  Banjo Newsletter XXXV/9 (July, 2008): 30-32.

"High on the Hog:  Fisher Hendley and the Aristocratic Pigs."  The Old Time Herald 10/6 (August-September, 2006):  16-33.

"How the Banjo Got to Australia."  Banjo Newsletter XXXIII/11 (September, 2006):  9-11+.

"How to Make a Recording."  Fiddler Magazine 14/3 (Fall, 2007):  18-22.

"I'm Going Over the Mountain."  Banjo Newsletter XXXVII/8 (June, 2010):  22-23.

"Joel Walker Sweeney."  Banjo Newsletter XXXIV/10 (August, 2007):  36-39.

"John Hartford's 'Wild Hog in the Red Brush.'"  Banjo Newsletter XXXIV/7 (May, 2007):  30-31.

"Kyle Creed and his Banjos."  Banjo Newsletter XXXII/9 (July, 2005):  14-20.

Kyle Creed - Clawhammer Banjo Master, with Dan Levenson, Mel Bay, 2010.

"Kyle Creed: Clawhammer Banjo Master." Banjo Newsletter XXXVIII/7 (May, 2011): 30-31.

"Lee Hammons and 'Walking In The Parlor.'"  Banjo Newsletter XXXV/7 (May, 2008):  44-45.

"The Life and Music of Fiddlin' Bill Hensley."  The Old Time Herald 11/4 (April-May, 2008):  20-29.

"Lone Star: Dean Fearing." Guitar Aficionado 8/2 (March/April, 2016): 26-30.

"L.W. Lambert, True Banjo Picker."  Bluegrass Unlimited  33:9 (March, 1999):  38-43.

"Making 'Fiddle Tunes for Clawhammer Banjo."  Banjo Newsletter XXXIV/4 (February, 2007):  30+32.

"Man of Constant Sorrow: Ralph Stanley." Banjo Newsletter XLIII/10 (August 2016): 8-1

"Mark Simos."  Banjo Newsletter XXXIV/8 (June, 2007):  40+42.

"Mick Moloney Interview." Guitar and Mandolin 2:3 (June, 1980):  5-11.

“Midnight on the Stormy Deep.” Banjo Newsletter XXXIII/4 (February, 2006): 20.

"Mike Seeger."  Banjo Newsletter XXXVI/12 (October, 2009): 6-7.


"Minstrel and Gourd Banjo Makers."  Banjo Newsletter XXXII/12 (October, 2005):  20-22.

“Mississippi Sawyer.” Banjo Newsletter XL/6 (April, 2013): 25.

"The Monroe Genealogy." Bluegrass Unlimited 46:3 (September, 2011): 52-53.

"Mother Songs Are Not Dead--The Story of the Spencer Brothers." Bluegrass Unlimited 31:2 (August, 1996):  28-35.

Musical Change in the Western Piedmont:  A Research Summary.   Lexington, NC:  Davidson County Community College, 1991.

"Music Making in a Railroading Town."  The Old Time Herald 4:8 (May-July, 1995):  30-40.

"The National Folk Archives."  Frets 7/8 (August, 1985):  47.

"Neil Rosenberg." Banjo Newsletter XLI/6 (April, 2014): 8-13+30-31.

"Odell Thompson."  Banjo Newsletter XXI/12 (October, 1994):  17.

"Odell Thompson, 1911-1994." The Old Time Herald 4/5 (Fall, 1994):  9.

"Odell Thompson, 1911-1994."  Sing Out! 39/2 (August/September/October, 1994):  41.

“Old Corn Liquor.” Banjo Newsletter XXXII/10 (August, 2005): 4.

"Open-Back Buyers Guide."  Banjo Newsletter XXXII/3 (January, 2005):  16-24.

"Open-Back Buyers Guide." Banjo Newsletter XXXVI/3 (January, 2009): 11-19.

"Ora Lee."  Banjo Newsletter XXXVI/2 (December, 2008):  30-31.

"Otis Taylor's 'Recapturing the Banjo.'"  Banjo Newsletter XXXV/8 (June, 2008): 36-39.

"Pegheds." Banjo Newsletter XLIV/3 (January, 2017): 24-25.

“Possum Up A ‘Simmon Tree.” Banjo Newsletter XXXIII/4 (February, 2006): 16.

"Playing Clawhammer in Waltz Time, Part 1." Banjo Newsletter XXXV111/12 (September, 2011): 34-35.

"Playing Clawhammer in Waltz Time, Part 2." Banjo Newsletter XXXIX/2 (December, 2011): 30-32.

"Playing in John Hartford's Band."  Banjo Newsletter XXXIV/8 (July, 2007):  33.

"Private Clawhammer Lessons." Banjo Newsletter XXXIX/1 (November, 2011): 30.

"Rebekah Weiler."  Banjo Newsletter XXXIII/6 (April, 2006):  14-24.

"Regal Guitars." Acoustic Guitar 23/3 (September, 2012): 54-58.

“Reuban's Train.” Banjo Newsletter XXXIII/6 (April, 2006): 26.

"Review: Adam Hurt's 'Perspective.'" Banjo Newsletter XXXVII/4 (February, 2010): 40-42.

"Review: Peterson StroboClip Tuner." Banjo Newsletter XXXVIII/5 (March, 2011): 20.

"Review:  Providence by Joe Costa and Kikazaru."  Banjo Newsletter XXXVII/12 (October, 2010): 18.

"Rockingham Cindy."  The Old Time Herald 3/2 (November/December, 1991/January, 1992):  43.

"Roots of Earl and Snuffy."  Bluegrass Unlimited 43/11 (May, 2009):  54-60.

"Round Peak Round-up."  Banjo Newsletter XXXVII-1 (November, 2009):  16-17

"Scott Didlake--An Apprenticeship With Ghosts."  The Old Time Herald 5/7 (February-April, 1997):  12-14.

"The Secrets of Old Time Banjo Recording."  Banjo Newsletter XXXV/1 (November, 2007):  44-47.

"Siminoff Straight Up Strings." Banjo Newsletter XLII/5 (March, 2015): 23-24.

"The Small Specialty Recording Company in the US."  JEMF Quarterly 12:42 (Summer, 1976):  63-73.

"The Small Specialty Recording Company in the US."   Pickin' 4:7 (August, 1977):  16-26.

"Song-Chaser Jim Hale."  Banjo Newsletter XXXIV/1 (November, 2006):  32-34.

Southern Banjo Styles by Mike Seeger.  Homespun Video/ Smithsonian Folkways Records, 2000, tablature booklet.

Southern Exposure: The Story of Southern Music in Pictures and Words.  New York:  Billboard Books, 2000.

"The Squirrel Hunters." Banjo Newsletter XLI/4 (February, 2014): 18-19.

"Staying On Track."  Acoustic Guitar 19/5 (November, 2008):  91.

"Stella Kimble."  Banjo Newsletter XXXV/8 (June, 2008): 22-23.

"Stu Jamieson."  Sing Out! 52/3 (Autumn, 2008): 168.

“String Bands in the North Carolina Piedmont.”  Jefferson, NC:  McFarland & Company, 2004.

"Throw Down Your Heart."   Banjo Newsletter XXXVI/9 (July, 2009): 36-38.

"Tommy Jarrell and 'John Henry.'" Banjo Newsletter  XXXVI/8 (June, 2009):  24-25.

"The Tony Pass 'Timeless Timbre' Rim Road Test."  Banjo Newsletter XXXI/11 (September, 2004):  8-10+.

Tony Trischka Territory.  Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2008, CD notes.

"Tres Amigos." Guitar Aficionado 8/2 (March/April, 2016): 32.

“Twin Sisters.” Banjo Newsletter XXXIII/6 (April, 2006): 26.

"Vacuum Packed."  The Fretboard Journal 7 (Fall, 2007):  16-25.

Wade Ward Clawhammer Banjo Master, with Dan Levenson, Mel Bay, 2011.

"Wade Ward: Clawhammer Banjo Master, Part I" Banjo Newsletter XXXIX/5 (March, 2012): 34-35.

"Wade Ward, Clawhammer Master, Part 2." Banjo Newsletter XXXIX/10 (August, 2012): 22-23.

"War Years With J.E.B. Stuart: The Banjo in the Civil War."  Bluegrass Unlimited 38:12 (June, 2004):  50-55.

"Where Were You in 1973?"  Banjo Newsletter XXXVI/1 (November, 2008):  40-42.

"Where Were You in '73?" Banjo Newsletter XLI/2 (December, 2013): 18-19.

"Whip the Devil 'Round the Stump:  More Tales from the Helton Brothers."  The Old Time Herald 10/10 (April-May, 2007):  12-19.

"Whoop the Devil Around the Stump: The Story of the Helton Brothers." Old Time Herald 2:2 (November, 1989-January, 1990):  14-15, 44.

"Why There Are So Many Jews In Old-Time Music?"  Phil BlankPhiladelphia Museum Of Jewish Art, 2008.

"The Women Wear No Clothes At All." Banjo Newsletter XXXIX/10 (August, 2012): 16+17.



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