Charlie Walker Collection
image|sound|text|moving image|physical object
Approximately 40 linear feet in total, consisting of 1800+ still images (B&W, color, negatives); 348 (approx.) audio disc recordings in multiple formats (vinyl/shellac 33, 45, 78rpm discs, lacquer transcription discs, CDs, open reel, cassette and 8 track tapes); 519 (approx.) audio tapes (acetate/mylar open reel and cassettes); 82 (approx.) video recordings (VHS tape, DVDs);12 linear feet manuscripts; and 1 linear feet artifacts. The Charlie Walker Collection (08-020) is a unique and extensive assembly of audio/visual materials, photographs, books serials and manuscripts preserved by Mr. Walker to document many of the facets of his long career as a country music disc jockey, songwriter and musician. The collection includes numerous items that feature many of the most important creative figures of the post WWII country music scene as well as items that relate to Walker's many interests and hobbies outside of music.
PublisherCenter for Popular Music, Middle Tennessee State University
Subject(s)Disc Jockeys - United States, Country musicians - United States, Walker, Charlie, 1926-2008, Rodgers, Jimmie, 1897-1933, Dickens, Little Jimmy, 1920-, Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977
CreatorsWalker, Charlie, 1926-2008
This collection is still being processed. Please contact the Center for Popular Music for questions and access. firstname.lastname@example.org
All materials in this collection are subject to standard national and international copyright laws. Materials for which we have undeniable rights are those that Charlie Walker created himself. Center staff is able to assist with copyright questions for this material. In addition, manuscript boxes MS-044 and MS-045 contain family records, military records as well as personal, financial, power of attorney, health, legal and tax information and shall remain restricted and unavailable for use by researchers.
MTSU Box 41
1301 E. Main Street
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Bragg Media & Entertainment Bldg.