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Travis, Merle (Robert)

country music singer, guitar


born: 29 Nov 1917 Rosewood, Kentucky / state, USA Source: 2  

born: 29 Nov 1917 Drakesboro, Kentucky / state, USA Source: 3  
born: 29 Nov 1917 Muhlenberg, Kentucky / state, USA Source: 4  

died: 20 Oct 1983 Tahlequah, Oklahoma / state, USA Source: 2  

date of Variety obit: 26 Oct 1983  

The Music Sack has 27 items with information about Merle (Robert) Travis:


 1999

Artist Index

p. 237-258 In:
MacKenzie, Harry
The directory of the Armed Forces Radio services series
Compiled by Harry Mackenzie
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1999

Number of People : 1,855


 1998

Index

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


 1996

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
The Decca labels. A discography. Volume 6
Record numerical listings & general artist index
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1996, 958 p.

Number of People : 10,351


 1995

Bourgoin, Suzanne M.
Contemporary musicians volume 14
Edited by Suzanne M. Bourgoin
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1995, 315 p.

Number of People : 50


 1995

Haislop, Neil
Lathrop, Tad
Sumrall, Harry
Giants of country music : classic sounds and stars, from the heart of Nashville to the top of the charts
By Neil Haislop, Tad Lathrop, Harry Sumrall
New York: Billboard Books, 1995, 258 p.
      (Series: Billboard Hit Makers Series)

Number of People : 162


 1994

[listed as a member of a group]

The above item is part of :
The comprehensive country music encyclopedia : From the editors of Country Music Magazine
Random House, 1994, 445 p.

Number of People : 178


 1994

The comprehensive country music encyclopedia : From the editors of Country Music Magazine
Random House, 1994, 445 p.

Number of People : 536

More Details : (1 Section)


 1994 Source: 4

Gregory, Hugh
1000 Great guitarists : rock, jazz, country, funk ...
London: Balafon Books, 1994, 164 p.

Number of People : 984


 1994

Douse, Cliff
The guitarist book of guitar players
Ely, Cambridgeshire: Music Maker Books, 1994, 145 p.

Number of People : 461


 1993

Gregory, Hugh
Who's who in country music
London: Weidenfield and Nicolson, 1993, 262 p.

Number of People : 662


 1992 Source: 1

Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

More Details : (1 Section)


 1987

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Porter, Bob
Ruppli, Michel
The Clef : Verve labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
With assistance of Bob Porter
Vol. II: the MGM era
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, c1987, 876 p.

Number of People : 2,595


 1987

Clark, Roy
Eremo, Judie
Country musicians : From the editors of Guitar Player, Keyboard, and Frets magazines
Edited by Judie Eremo.
Foreword by Roy Clark
New York: Grove Press, 1987

Number of People : 31

More Details : (1 Section)


 1986

Whitburn, Joel
Joel Whitburn's Pop memories 1890-1954
The history of American popular music compiled form America's popular music charts 1890-1954
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc., 1986, 657 p.

Number of People : 1,376


 1985

Artist Index

p. 863-899 In:
Daniels, Bill
Ruppli, Michel
The King labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
With assistance of Bill Daniels
Vol. 2
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1985, 899 p.

Number of People : 3,535


 1985

Kienzle, Rich
Great guitarists
[New York City]: Facts on File, c1985, 246 p.

Number of People : 64


 1984 Source: 2

Index to music necrology : 1983 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1984, p. 754

Number of People : 126


 1982

Hagen, Chet
Country music legends in the hall of fame
Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1982

Number of People : 34


 1981

Kingsbury, Ken
Kingsbury's who's who in country and western music
Culver City, Ca.: Black Stallion Country Press, 1981, 304 p.

Number of People : 730


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1979

The guitar player book
Revised and updated edition
By the editors of Guitar Player Magazine
New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1979, 403 p.

Number of People : 77


 1977

Dellar, Fred
Thompson, Roy
The illustrated encyclopedia of country music
By Fred Dellar and Roy Thompson
London: Salamader Books, 1977, 256 p.

Number of People : 537


 1976

Milton, Donald
Baggelaar, Kristin
The folk music encyclopaedia
Donald Milton
London: Omnibus Press, 1976

Number of People : 282


 1974

Kinkle, Roger D.
The complete encyclopedia of popular music and jazz, 1900-1950
New Rochelle, N. Y.: Arlington, 1974

Number of People : 2,098


 1974

Shestack, Melvin
The country music encyclopedia
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1974, 410 p.

Number of People : 190


 1969

Stambler, Irwin
Landon, Grelum
Encyclopedia of folk, country and western music
By Irwin Stambler and Grelun Landon
London: St. Martin's Press, 1969, 396 p.

Number of People : 444


 1953 Source: 3

Norman, Leslie
Smith, M.
Moore, Thurston
Scrapbook of hillbilly and western stars
Edited by Thurston Moore.
Assistant editor, Leslie Norman.
Drawings by M. Smith
Cincinnati: Artist Publications, 1953

Number of People : 96


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