Country musician and original Grand Ole Opry performer. Born December 2, 1898. Died June 10, 1988. Harmonica player and member of the Crook Brothers Band. His career included a sixty-two year run on the Grand Ole Opry.
1986 June 20
(1 hour, 6 minutes)
Country musician Herman Crook discusses his over sixty years in country music as a member of the Crook Brothers Band. Discussion includes his childhood; learning to play the harmonica; early days on radio; his start on WSM as one of the original Grand Ole Opry performers; members of the Crook Brothers Band; popular Crook Brothers songs; early Opry performers; and changes he has seen on the Opry.