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Oscar Davis

November 14, 1974 OH49 171 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 November 14
(2 hours, 51 minutes)
Promoter Oscar Davis talks about the country music industry. Discussion includes changes in the country music industry; country promotion during the early 1970s; memories of country music performers and personalities; and country music vs. pop music.

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