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Tex Justus

May 15, 1970 OH330 29 min.


Country performer and disc jockey. Born 1910. Died 1985. Recorded for the Nashville-based Bullet Records during the late 1940s. Songwriting credits include “Good-bye, Little Sweetheart” (recorded by Bob Wills).

Interview Summary

1970 May 15
(29 minutes)
Disc jockey and country performer Tex Justus gives an overview of his career. Discussion includes his early musical interests; the start of his career as a disc jockey and memories from those early years; his early music career; a description of early stage performances; his experiences as a traveling performer; recording for Bullet Records; his songwriting; his product endorsements; memories of country performers he worked with, including Red Foley and Bob Wills; pursuing a career in radio; and comments on the future of country music.

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