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Henry Young

August 17, 1971 OH391 17 min.


Music researcher and railroad worker. In the early 1970s led the effort to get the United States Postal Service to issue a commemorative Jimmie Rodgers postage stamp. Author of the book Haywire Mac and the Big Rock Candy Mountain ([United States]: Stillhouse Hollow Publishers, 1981).

Interview Summary

1971 August 17
(17 minutes)
Researcher Henry Young talks about country music legend Jimmie Rodgers. Discussion includes his interest in music research; the effort to encourage the United States Postal Service to issue a Jimmie Rodgers commemorative postage stamp; comments on the music featured on his radio program Memory Line, broadcast on KCHJ-Delano, California; and his ideas for further promoting the music of Jimmie Rodgers.

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