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Kent Henderson

August 8, 1995 OHC356 55 min.


Songwriter. Born October 15, 1961.

Interview Summary

1995 August 8
(55 minutes)
Songwriter Kent Henderson discusses getting started in the country music industry. Discussion includes his childhood and early musical influences; the development of his songwriting; the story behind “I Keep It Under My Hat”; his focus as a lyric writer; a description of the business aspect of getting a song recorded; comments on the styles of several of his contemporaries; comments on his own work; and comments on changes in country songwriting.

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