Bob Baker

Date: 1992 May 12
Length: 36 min.
Call Number: OHC26


Born 1930. Step-grandson of Nashville-based songwriter and music publisher Fred Rose.

Interview Summary

1992 May 12
(36 minutes)
Bob Baker recalls stories about his step-grandfather Fred Rose. Discussion includes the early days of Acuff-Rose; a 1946 road trip to California with his grandparents; some of the artists who came to the Fred Rose studio, including Hank Williams; Fred Rose and Christian Science; and memories of Fred Rose’s sense of humor.