• County Sales announces imminent closure

    County Sales, the venerable mail order retail music outlet located in Floyd, VA, has announced that they will be closing for good on April 30. Since 1965, County Sales has offered recorded bluegrass and old time music, starting primarily on vinyl

  • Dave Freeman passes

    Dave Freeman, bluegrass and old time music archivist, record label owner, and historian, has died at 84 years of age. He passed early on Christmas morning after several years of ill health, at home, surrounded by family. He is perhaps best

  • County Sales comes back to life!

    When County Sales announced their dissolution late last year, a collective sigh went up within the bluegrass and old time music community. The venerable mail order business based in Floyd, VA had supplied first LPs, then tapes, and finally compact

  • County Sales going out of business

    A legendary institution in world of bluegrass and old time music is coming to an end. It was announced in the latest newsletter from County Sales that they would be ceasing operation on January 17, 2018. For more than 50 years

  • County Sales – 50 Years On

    David Freeman has received many plaudits, some given on a personal level and some, like the induction into IBMA’s Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame (in 2002), given, if not with some razzamatazz, with a greater public awareness. We can’t allow this