The collection contains 70 commercial recordings of Newfoundland performers on audio cassette (ca. 60 min.) and audio disc (45 rpm, 78 rpm and 331/3 rpm) and 65 duplicate copies of these recordings. These items have been recorded by a variety of Newfoundland recording artists, representing a variety of styles, from solo singer-songwriters and comedians to country music bands, dance bands, The Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra and a single recording of Arabic music. Although the publication dates are mostly absent, many were recorded in the 1960s and 1970s.