Eddie Nesbitt

Date: 1969 July 08
Length: 72 min.
Call Number: OH353


Washington, D. C.-based country music performer. Born November 25, 1919. Full name: Edward Curry Nesbitt.

Interview Summary

1969 July 8
(1 hour, 12 minutes)
Nightclub performer Eddie Nesbitt talks about his experiences as a Washington, D. C.-based country performer. Discussion includes his childhood and early musical influences; his early radio and recording career; his work as a performer; his songwriting; changes in country music; and comments on the Washington, D. C.-based country music scene and major artists who lived and worked in the area, including Jimmie Rodgers, Gene Austin, Clyde Moody, and Pete Cassel.