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Norma Mullins

June 28, 1986 OHC106 57 min.


Renfro Valley Barn Dance performer. During the late 1940s performed on the show as a solo act and with the Coon Creek Girls. Wife of Renfro Valley entertainer Little Clifford.

Interview Summary

1986 June 28
(57 minutes)
Renfro Valley resident and one-time performer Norma Mullins talks about the Renfro Valley Barn Dance. Discussion includes a description of the construction of the Renfro Valley barn and other buildings and memories of the first shows performed there; memories of her performances with the Coon Creek Girls; memories of her work as a solo performer; her work on the Sunday Morning Gatherin’; description of the typical Renfro Valley audiences; early Renfro Valley entertainment events; memories of early performers, including Little Clifford, the Coon Creek Girls, Judy Dell, Slim Miller, and Jerry Behrens; memories of John Lair; and the impact of the Renfro Valley Barn Dance on the local community.

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