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Marijohn Wilkin

December 31, 1969 OH202 61 min.


Songwriter. Born July 14, 1920. Died October 28, 2006. Co-writer of several classic tunes, including “The Long Black Veil,” “Waterloo,” and the gospel standard “One Day at a Time.” Member, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Interview Summary

[ca. 1975]
(1 hour, 1 minute)
Songwriter Marijohn Wilkin talks about her work in the music industry. Discussion includes her start as a songwriter; her musical background; her association with the Ozark Jubilee; her move to Nashville; comments on her experiences as a co-writer; working with Danny Dill; changes in gospel music; her gospel writing; her publishing company, Buckhorn Music; and her future plans.

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