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Harold Shedd

February 13, 1992 OH244 40 min.


Music industry executive. Born November 8, 1931. Best known for his role as producer of the country group Alabama. Headed Mercury Records and Mercury’s sister label, Polydor.

Interview Summary

1992 February 13
(40 minutes)
Country producer Harold Shedd talks about trends in the country music industry. Discussion includes comments on the country music audience; changes in the country music industry and the growing role for women artists; producing Reba McEntire’s album My Kind of Country; working with Lorrie Morgan; signing K. T. Oslin; working with Kathy Mattea; getting radio airplay; and comments on changes in country music.

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