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Wendy Waldman

February 12, 1992 OH252 52 min.


Singer, songwriter, and independent producer. Based in Los Angeles, California. Her songwriting credits include “Fishin’ in the Dark” (recorded by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band). Her production credits include the award-winning debut album by Suzy Boggus, Somewhere Between.

Interview Summary

1992 February 12
(52 minutes)
Producer and songwriter Wendy Waldman talks about her experiences as a woman working in the music industry. Discussion includes comments on her production work; a comparison of the work environment for women in the country and pop music fields; her experiences starting out as a woman producer; her involvement with West Coast country music; details of her production work, including projects for the Forrester Sisters and Suzy Boggus; comments on influential and powerful women in country music, including Kathy Mattea; and comments on changes in country music.

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