Interview with The Dillards, June 22, 2006

Project: Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Mitchell Jayne and Dean Webb talk about their backgrounds in music and their lives before they joined The Dillards. Doug Dillard and Rodney Dillard talk about how their musical family influenced their love of Bluegrass music and the rough beginnings of their professional music careers. They discuss recording albums, touring with other bands, and their copyright lawsuit over the song "Dueling Banjos." They discuss songwriting, festivals, and writing books, as well as the film and television work in which they were involved. Finally, the group talks about the high points of their careers and their regrets.

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2017oh183_ibmm007

Interviewee Name

Dillards

Interviewer Name

Carl Pagter

Interview Date

2006-06-22

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Interview by Carl Pagter. 22 Jun. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

(2006, June 22). Interview by C. Pagter. Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

, interview by Carl Pagter. June 22, 2006, Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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