Cliff Carlisle

Date: 1967 September 21
Length: 30 min.
Call Number: OH296

Biography

Country music performer and pioneer dobro player. Born March 6, 1904. Died April 2, 1983. Full name: Clifford Raymond Carlisle. Career active from the late 1920s-early 1950s. Radio and stage performer, songwriter, and recording artist. Performed both solo and with his brother Bill as a member of the Carlisle Brothers.

Interview Summary

1967 September 21
(30 minutes)
Country performer Cliff Carlisle gives an overview of his life and career. Discussion includes a brief family history and childhood, including his early musical interests, early performances, and early recordings; and comments on his career and life after retirement from the music business.