Clent Holmes

Date: 1997 August 13
Length: 85 min.
Call Number: OHC148

Biography

Musician. Member of Hank Williams’s band, the Drifting Cowboys.

Interview Summary

1997 August 13
(1 hour, 25 minutes)
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.