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Country interest

Title
Country interest
Genre
Feature; Special
TX Date
25 Apr 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:27:10
Description
LBC special on the latest craze in America for country music, which has also found its way to Britain, and the different styles around. Includes interviews with British musician and song writer Paul Kennerley; editor of Country Music People Tony Byworth; organiser of this year’s Wembley International Country Musical Festival, Mervyn Conn; Ginger Walden, professional mechanical bull rider at Wembley; and bull ride customer Peter Watson. Accompanied throughout by musical extracts by performers including Boxcar Willie and Moe Bandy. Male and female American presenters not identified.
Contributors
Peter Watson; Paul Kennerley; Tony Byworth; Ginger Walden; Boxcar Willie; Moe Bandy; Mervyn Conn
Keywords
USA; Musicians; UK; Songwriters; Music festivals; Musical styles; Country and Western music; Paul Kennerley; Wembley International Country Music Festival

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