Interview with John Jacob Niles, September 7, 1977

Project: John Jacob Niles Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview, John Jacob Niles discusses his parents and experiences with music as a child. He talks about going to school and then working to financially support his family. He also discusses his first travels to eastern Kentucky and his desire to study folk music.

Interview Accession

1977oh056_jjn001

Interviewee Name

John Jacob Niles

Interviewer Name

David Farrell

Interview Date

1977-09-07

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Niles, John Jacob Interview by David Farrell. 07 Sep. 1977. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Niles, J.J. (1977, September 07). Interview by D. Farrell. John Jacob Niles Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Niles, John Jacob, interview by David Farrell. September 07, 1977, John Jacob Niles Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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