Interview with McCormick Brothers

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

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Interview Summary

The McCormick Brothers, Kelly, Lloyd, Haskell, William, and Gerald McCormick, along with Dewel Bullington, each discuss when they were born, when they started playing music and the instruments they played, and when they joined the band. They talk about their first public appearances and radio shows. They speak in great detail about writing and recording records, giving details about working with the Acuff-Rose publishing company, among others. They discuss their relationships with fellow musicians, including Bill Monroe, Johnny Cash, Benny Martin, Lester Flatt, and more. Throughout the interview they tell humorous stories about their music careers.

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2018oh262_ibmm056

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McCormick Brothers

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