Interview with John Jacob Niles, October 21, 1977

Project: John Jacob Niles Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview, John Jacob Niles sings several of his songs and comments on their composition. Includes "Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair," "I Wonder as I Wander," and "The Hangman."

Interview Accession

1977oh077_jjn002

Interviewee Name

John Jacob Niles

Interviewer Name

David Farrell

Interview Date

1977-10-21

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Niles, John Jacob Interview by David Farrell. 21 Oct. 1977. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Niles, J.J. (1977, October 21). 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. October 21, 1977, John Jacob Niles Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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