Doug Spivey papers
Scope and Content of the Papers
The W. L. Spivey papers contain one folder of photocopied news clippings and handbills from the 1940s, and one photocopy of Renfro Valley Keepsake, a publication featuring photographs of and biographical information on numerous country music groups. The papers also include two images of handbills and nine photographs of various country music groups.
- Creation: 1930s-1940s
- Spivey, Doug (W. L.), -1987 (Person)
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Collection is open for research use.
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Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.
Biography of W. L. Spivey
W.L. "Doug" Spivey was born in Copperhill, Tennessee. As a guitarist and vocalist, he was an original member of the Pine Ridge Boys, a country group created by Pop Eckler. Recording for the Victor label from 1939 to 1941, the Pine Ridge Boys were the first act to record the popular standard, "You Are My Sunshine." Spivey was featured on WSB's "Cross Roads Follies" and "Little Country Church" radio programs. After retiring from the Atlanta country/gospel music scene, Spivey became an evangelist. He died January 13, 1987.
0.25 Linear Feet (in 3 folders)
Language of Materials
W.L. "Doug" Spivey was a guitarist and vocalist, and an original member of the Pine Ridge Boys, a country group created by Pop Eckler. After retiring from the Atlanta country/gospel music scene, Spivey became an evangelist. He died January 13, 1987. His papers contain photocopied news clippings and handbills from the 1940s, a photocopy of a publication featuring photographs of and biographical information on numerous country music groups, and two images of handbills and nine photographs of various country music groups.
Donated by W. L. (Doug) Spivey, April 25, 1985 (M1985-09).
- Daniel, Wayne. Pickin' on Peachtree (Urbana, Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1990).
Processed by Christopher Ann Paton and Christine de Catanzaro at the file level, October 1987.
- Doug Spivey:
- A Guide to His Papers at Georgia State University Library
- Georgia State University Library
- October 1987
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