Slim Bryant in the John Edwards Memorial collection, undated.

Abstract: Thomas Hoyt “Slim” Bryant (1908- ), Anglo-American early country music singer from Bolton, Ga.; and the Golden Gate Quartet, an African- American a capella gospel group.

Repository: Southern Folklife Collection

Collection Highlights: Commercial recordings of Slim Bryant and his Wildcats, playing traditional fiddle tunes, polkas, and hillbilly standards at KDKA in Pittsburgh in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. There are also commercial recordings of the Golden Gate Quartet performing a dozen gospel songs. [3 sound recordings, FT2651- 2653]