Interview with Michael L. Jones, 2020
Project: Morgan C. Atkinson Documentary Interviews: Statues, This is What We Stand For?
Interview SummaryMichael L. Jones is an award-winning author and freelance writer who resides in Louisville, Kentucky. Jones sits on the board of directors of the National Jug Band Jubilee, a nationally-renowned festival celebrating a pre-World War II folk music that flourishes along the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. His latest book, Louisville Jug Music: From Earl McDonald to the National Jubilee, won the 2014 Sam Thomas Book Award from the Louisville Historical League. Jones has been a staff writer for the Louisville Courier-Journal, the Louisville Eccentric Observer (LEO), the Jeffersonville Evening News, and the Louisville Defender.
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