Interview with Carlton Haney, May 27, 2006

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

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Interview Summary

This interview with the "P.T. Barnum of Country Music," Carlton Haney, begins with a discussion about the various songs he has written over the years. He discusses his family, as well as his work with various musical artists including Mac Wiseman, Don Reno, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Hank Williams, Jr., and many, many others. Haney talks about meeting Bill Monroe's daughter, Melissa Monroe, and how this chance meeting gave Bluegrass music its name. He talks about his work as a book agent and as a songwriter, and his development of various Bluegrass music festivals. Haney also talks about his legacy, and his predictions for the future of Bluegrass music.

Interview Accession

2017oh186_ibmm010

Interviewee Name

Carlton Haney

Interviewer Name

Fred Bartenstein

Interview Date

2006-05-27

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The Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History has been licensed by the International Bluegrass Music Museum as the exclusive archival repository for this collection. All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, belong to the International Bluegrass Music Museum.?Interviews may only be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky.

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The Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History has been licensed by the International Bluegrass Music Museum as the exclusive archival repository for this collection. All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, belong to the International Bluegrass Music Museum.?Interviews may only be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky.

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Haney, Carlton Interview by Fred Bartenstein. 27 May. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Haney, C. (2006, May 27). Interview by F. Bartenstein. Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Haney, Carlton, interview by Fred Bartenstein. May 27, 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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