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Jim Ed Norman

November 9, 1987 OHC215 91 min.


Music industry executive and producer. Born October 16, 1948. Production credits include Anne Murray, Crystal Gale, and Hank Williams Jr. Formed Jensing/Jensong production and publishing company, 1980. Joined Warner/Reprise Nashville, 1983. Appointed president of Warner/Reprise Nashville, 1989.

Interview Summary

1987 November 9
(1 hour, 31 minutes)
Music industry executive and producer Jim Ed Norman discusses reasons for the success of country music. Discussion includes the country music market in the 1980s; the diversity of country sound; the record making process; what makes great country music; working with the artists; and the role of the producer.

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