Oral history interview with Clent Holmes; 1997 August 13; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. 1997 Aug. 13.

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Holmes, Clent;. Oral history interview with Clent Holmes; 1997 August 13; interview conducted by John W. Rumble.

Oral history interview with Clent Holmes; 1997 August 13; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. 1997 Aug. 13.

Clent Holmes, a member of the Drifting Cowboys, recalls working with Hank Williams. Discussion includes his start in music; his first job with Hank Williams in 1948; experiences working for Hank Williams; Hank Williams as songwriter; working with Hank Williams on the Louisiana Hayride; Hank Williams as performer; traveling with Hank Williams; the birth of Hank Williams, Jr.; and memories of Hank Williams as a person.

2 sound cassettes (1 hour, 25 minutes)

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Holmes, Clent;

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Musician. Member of Hank Williams's band, the Drifting Cowboys. From the description of Oral history interview with Clent Holmes; 1997 August 13; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. 1997 Aug. 13. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58840934 ...

Williams, Hank, 1923-1953

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Holmes, Mayme;

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