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Herman Crook

June 20, 1986 OHC76 66 min.


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.

Interview Summary

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.

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