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Oscar Davis

July 24, 1974 OH45 187 min.


Country music promoter. Born May 20, 1902. Died April 5, 1975. Career most active late 1930s-1950s. Also managed the careers of several country artists, including Curly Fox, Ernest Tubb, Hank Williams, George Morgan, Ray Price, and Minnie Pearl.

Interview Summary

1974 July 24
(3 hours, 7 minutes)
Country music promoter Oscar Davis describes his work and experiences during the 1930s-1950s. Discussion includes his early work in theater; early work as a promoter; his move to country music promotion; his promotion techniques; experiences from his career; and memories of early country performers and personalities.

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