Other popular features found in our magazine each month pertain to items that our readers have for sale. These generally appear in our Kentucky Explorer Classified Ads and Kentucky Explorer Book Page, but occasionally are found in Letters To The Editor or other pages, too.
Here are a few things for sale by readers from our January 2006 issue:
CIVIL WAR BOOKS: Two new books about Kentucky's own General John Hunt Morgan, "The Thunderbolt of the Confederacy" are now available. I Rode With Morgan, paperback, $28.99; hardback, $38.99. Morgan's Indiana-Ohio Raid, 1863 pictorial history, paperback, $12.95. $3.95 shipping and handling and Kentucky residents add 6% sales tax. Contact: Samuel May House, P. O. Box 1460; Prestonsburg, KY 41653.
BOOK WANTED: Justice Genealogy by R. A. Justice, copyrighted 1971; or second edition. Contact: Helen Spaith, 3985 Spyglass Drive, Columbus, OH 43228; 614/279-1353.
COON CREEK GIRLS: Sing their radio favorites from the 1930s and 1940s on a new cassette tape. These are the original Coon Creek Girls, featuring Lily May Ledford. You'll hear old-time fiddling, banjo playing, guitar and upright bass, plus the following songs: The Lady and the Soldier; How Many Biscuits Can You Eat, Pretty Polly; Flower Blooming in the Wildwood; Lula Lee; Old Uncle Dudy; Poor Naomi Wise; Sweet Fern; Cindy; Sowing on the Mountain; Banjo Picking Girl; Bile Them Cabbage Down; Little Birdie; Lula Wall; and The Old Apple Tree. Your cost is only $13.97, which includes shipping, handling, packaging, and insurance. Send your check or money order to: Brett Young, P. O. Box CC-3491, Knoxville, TN 37927-3491.
GREAT FIDDLING BLUEGRASS
AND OLD-TIME MUSIC: Art
Stamper, Kenny Baker, Clark Kessinger, Georgia "Slim"
Rutland, Ralph Stanley, Country Gentlemen, and Flatt and Scruggs.
These are seldom seen. For a free catalog, contact: Tri-agle
Far Records, P. O. Box 4112, Dayton, OH 45401; or call: 937/252-2953.
FOR SALE: Marbles from the 1940s and 1950s. $27 per 100 marbles. Postage paid by me. Contact: Donna Miller, P. O. Box 416, Garden City, MI 48136.
ANTIQUE MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS REPAIR AND REBUILDING: Pump organs, melodeons, and tabletop crank organs. Call: 859/885-4918.
BOOKS FOR SALE: Up On The Creek is a collection of short stories by Tom McGlone. Whispers from the past will fill your senses as you watch the mists hang over the creek. Smell the freshness of an uncluttered valley. Go back to the days of your youth in the hills, and experience once again the sweet memories of what once was. $16.50, includes mailing. Searching For Love is a collection of short stories by Joan McGlone. Follow an abandoned child, a widow wanting to return home with humorous results, a mother who endures heartaches trying to find roots for her family, and follow two strangers desperately trying to find safety as their worlds collide. $16.50, includes mailing. Contact: Joan McGlone, 264 Keith Drive, Berea, KY 40403.
OLD-TIME RENFRO VALLEY MUSIC: Wow! What a treat. Want a stocking stuffer or present for a friend or family that remembers the Renfro Valley Barndance Saturday night radio shows. I have a 1951 radio show that features John Lair emceeing the show. The show that night included: Coon Creek Girls, Slim Miller, Claude Sweepe, Junior DeFore, Wayne Turner, Emory Martin, Rural and Flossie Thomas, Little Granny Harper, Roy Davidson, and Ray Solsby (side A of tape). Side B is two, 15-minute radio shows from the old Renfro "Country Store." I also have a "Benefit Show" tape of March 6, 1963, that features: Old Joe Clark, Russ and Jonell Fisher, Emory and Linda Martin, Rockcastle Ramblers, Bob Thompson, and Ernie Sowders (60-minute cassette). Prices: Radio show, $22.50; Benefit Show, $19.50; and both tapes, $40. Prices include shipping and handling. Send orders to: Robert H. Grant, 4777 W. Highway 80, Box 7, Somerset, KY 42503.
WANTED: Photographs of kids holding their BB guns. I am also looking for Indian arrowheads, spears, and other stone items; plus baskets. Also handmade hunting, butcher, and pocket knives; made from files or any type of metal. Contact: Bill Miller, P. O. Box 416, Garden City, MI 48136; 734/522-2254.
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