Steel guitarist. Born March 26, 1926. Nashville-based road musician who played for various performers, including Cowboy Copas and Hank Snow. Career most active 1950s. Author of the autobiographical work, Every Highway Out of Nashville ([United States]: JM Productions, 1990).
1986 July 7
(1 hour, 39 minutes)
Steel guitarist Howard White talks about working as a road musician during the 1950s and early 1960s. Discussion includes a family history; his early musical interests and influences, including Jerry Byrd; his start in music; working at WNOX-Knoxville; working with Lowell Blanchard; artists and bands he worked for, including Cowboy Copas, Ferlin Husky, Hawkshaw Hawkins, and Hank Snow; performing in Canada on a Wilf Carter tour; touring Europe; and the decision to move into music publishing.