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Paul Broome

August 21, 1990 OHC39 155 min.


Nashville pop musician and author. Author of The Other Music City: The Dance Bands and Jazz Musicians of Nashville, 1920-1970; co-authored with Clay Tucker (Nashville: American Press Print Co., 1990).

Interview Summary

1990 August 21
(2 hours, 35 minutes)
Musician and author Paul Broome discusses the Nashville pop music business. Discussion focuses on the Nashville pop music scene and includes a discussion of different local bands; his experiences working in Chicago during the 1940s; the Nashville music scene after World War II; playing his drums on the Grand Ole Opry; racial prejudices and the music business; and his decision to leave the music business.

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