Joe Bussard, who died at 86 in September 2022, was a music historian and record collector who amassed thousands of 78’s over a lifetime – obscure bluegrass, jazz, blues, country and folk recordings. He loved the music, and he loved sharing it with others, including Bluegrass Country listeners to his show “Country Classics.” We’re bringing back some of these classic shows
Read more about Joe in this appreciation from National Public Radio.
Join Joe Bussard as he plays rare classic country tunes from his extensive collection of over 15,000 records. You’ll hear American folk, gospel and blues from the 1920s and 1930s. Along with these country gems, Joe provides knowledgeable commentary on the history and origins of the genre and artists whose music he shares.