Interview with John Johnson, January 19, 2021

Project: Gig Economy Workers in the Era of COVID-19 Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Stage union worker and drummer John Johnson describes his life and livelihood as a gig economy worker in both fields. He talks about unemployment and what he thinks both businesses may look like when the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown ends. He talks at length about his career as a drummer, how he transitioned to stage work, and he talks especially about the positive impact the lockdown has provided on his mental and emotional health and marriage.

Interview Accession

2021oh0017_gig0024

Interviewee Name

John Johnson

Interviewer Name

Kopana Terry

Interview Date

2021-01-19

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Johnson, John Interview by Kopana Terry. 19 Jan. 2021. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Johnson, J. (2021, January 19). Interview by K. Terry. Gig Economy Workers in the Era of COVID-19 Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Johnson, John, interview by Kopana Terry. January 19, 2021, Gig Economy Workers in the Era of COVID-19 Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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