Recent Submissions

  • Dustin Six oral history transcript 

    Peoples, Curtis; Six, Dustin (2015-09-30)
    This interview features Dustin Six, co-owner of the Blue Light Live in Lubbock, Texas. Six talks about how he became involved with Blue Light as a bartender before becoming co-owner. Six also discusses the trajectory of ...
  • Ernest Pompeo and Tsenre Deveraux 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Pompeo, Ernest; Deveraux, Tsenere (2013-11-14)
    This interview features Ernest Pompeo and his daughter Tsenre Deveraux, who discuss their lives, upbringing, their experiences in the business world, and the career of their relative, the painter Anna Keener Wilton.
  • Bernice Lewis oral history interview 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Lewis, Bernice (2014-09-26)
    This interview features Bernice Lewis, who discusses her ancestry, culture, early life, upbringing, and her experiences as a performing artist and singer.
  • Sylvia Holmes oral history interview 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Holmes, Sylvia (2014-06-12)
    This interview features Sylvia Holmes. Holmes discusses her career in radio broadcasting in various cities in West Texas.
  • Charles Hollis oral history interview 

    Peoples, Curtis; Hollis, Charles (2014-07-31)
    This interview features Charles Hollis regarding his experiences recording music in the Stillwater, Oklahoma and Austin, Texas music scenes.
  • Conni Hancock oral history interview 

    Peoples, Curtis; Hancock, Conni (2015-09-17)
    This interview features musician Conni Hancock. Hancock discusses her early childhood in Lubbock, Texas and recalls memories of her parents playing at local music clubs. Hancock also recounts her experience growing up in ...
  • George Chaffee oral history interview 

    Marshall, David; Chaffee, George (2013-12-11)
    This interview features George Chaffee. Chaffee discusses his interest in music, attending Texas Tech, and his musical style.
  • John Dillon and Vivian Nesbitt oral history interview 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Dillon, John (2013-11-14)
    This interview feature John Dillon and Vivian Nesbitt, creators of Art of the Song and founders of The Standing “O” Project. Dillon and Nesbitt discuss their creative careers and time spent working in radio. Dillon ...
  • Lucky Floyd oral history interview 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Floyd, Luck (2012-10-11)
    This interview features Harold “Lucky” Floyd, drummer of the rock and roll band “The Sparkles.” A native of Seagraves, Texas, Lucky discusses his early life and how he became involved in music. He recounts his career ...
  • Frank E. McCulloch Jr. oral history interview 

    McCulloch, Frank; Wilkinson, Andy (2013-11-13)
    Frank McCulloch discusses his early life, his career in teaching, as well as his careers as a singer of Mexican and New Mexican folk songs and as a visual artist.
  • Leonard Davila oral history interview 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Sanchez, Daniel; Davila, Leonard (2013-12-10)
    This interview features Leonard Davila and his music career. Although Davila had his own band – the Street People – he also played with numerous Tejano and Conjunto legends. Many of these legends became steadfast friends ...
  • Alan Munde oral history interview 2011-12-08 

    Wilkinson, Andy.; Munde, Alan. (2011-12-08)
    This interview features banjo player Alan Munde. Munde discusses growing up in Oklahoma, playing sports in school, and attending the University of Oklahoma. Munde describes his growing interest in bluegrass music and his ...
  • Alan Munde oral history interview 2011-12-09 

    Wilkinson, Andy.; Munde, Alan. (2011-12-09)
    This interview features banjo player Alan Munde. Munde discusses going to California and playing at Dinseyland. Munde also talks about recording albums with Country Gazette and touring in Europe.
  • Alan Munde oral history interview 2012-06-13 

    Wilkinson, Andy.; Munde, Alan. (2012-06-13)
    This interview features banjo player Alan Munde. Munde discusses teaching at South Plains College as part of their bluegrass program and working with various students during his time at the college. Munde also talks about ...
  • Alan Munde oral history interview 2012-03-03 

    Wilkinson, Andy.; Munde, Alan. (2012-03-03)
    This interview features banjo player Alan Munde. Alan continues to discuss his work with Country Gazette in terms of both recording and performing. Munde also talks about moving to Levelland, Texas, to begin teaching at ...
  • Alan Munde oral history interview 2012-08-22 

    Wilkinson, Andy.; Munde, Alan. (2012-08-22)
    This interview features banjo player Alan Munde. Munde discusses doing workshops, developing a series of video instructions, and writing a book on West Texas musicians.
  • Alan Munde oral history interview 2012-03-02 

    Wilkinson, Andy.; Munde, Alan. (2012-03-02)
    This interview features banjo player Alan Munde. Munde discusses his tours in Europe with his bandmates. Munde also discusses recording and the way the industry has changed.
  • Michael Martin Murphey oral history interview 2009-05-06 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Murphey, Michael Martin (2009-05-06)
    This interview features Michael Martin Murphey. Murphey discusses his early interest in music and how he developed as a musician and writer. Murphey further discusses his playing technique, songwriting, and influences.
  • Michael Martin Murphey oral history interview 2009-05-05 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Murphey, Michael Martin (2009-05-05)
    This interview features singer/songwriter Michael Martin Murphey. Murphey discusses his background, career in songwriting with Screen Gems, and recording his own albums. Murphey also talks about writing a rock opera and ...
  • Herb Steiner oral history interview 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Steiner, Herb (2015-06-17)
    This interview features steel guitarist Herb Steiner. Steiner discusses his music career in Texas and California and his work with musicians such as Michael Martin Murphey, Alvin Crow, and Jerry Jeff Walker. Steiner’s ...

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