It's Bizarre To Think That Virginia Is Home To The World's Largest Collection Of Bluegrass Records, But It's True
By Beth|Published October 27, 2022
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
When you think of Bluegrass music, do you think of Kentucky? Perhaps Tennessee? Well, what if we told you that the largest collection of Bluegrass and old-time recordings in the world was right here in Virginia? It’s true; the Floyd County record store holds this esteemed title. Of course, those familiar with southwest Virginia’s music scene may not be surprised at all. Nearby Bristol is the birthplace of country music, after all. Here’s more on this fascinating record store that music fans will love.
Have you ever visited Country Sales Record Store? What are your favorite places to enjoy or find Bluegrass music in Virginia? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below — we’d love to hear from you! And while we would certainly recommend making a trip to the store in person, you’ll be thrilled to find that you can visit Country Sales online — and they ship!