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Peter Sayers

March 25, 1968 OH366 32 min.


Country performer. Born November 6, 1942. Full name: Peter Esmond Bernard Sayers. First British citizen to be a regular guest performer on the Grand Ole Opry.

Interview Summary

1968 March 25
(32 minutes)
British country performer Peter Sayers talks about his interest in American country music. Discussion includes his childhood and early musical influences; his start as a musician; development of his guitar style; his first interest in country music; the development of his bluegrass banjo style; formation of his first bluegrass bands; his visit to American and first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry in 1966; comments on changes in country music; impact of his career on his personal life; and comments on his experiences as a musician.

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