Eddie Noack

Date: 1970 December 09
Length: 60 min.
Call Number: OH354


Country performer and songwriter. Born April 29, 1930. Died February 5, 1978. Real name: D. Armona Alexander Noack Jr. His songwriting credits include “These Hands,” (recorded by Hank Snow), and “No Blues Is Good News,” (recorded by George Jones). Recorded for a series of labels, including D Records. Also recorded as a rockabilly artist under the pseudonym Tommy Wood.

Interview Summary

1970 December 9
(60 minutes)
Songwriter Eddie Noack talks about his start in country music. Discussion includes his childhood and early interests in country music; his musical influences; experiences during his early career; working as a radio performer; his songwriting; his experiences as a traveling performer; his recording career; working with Pappy Daily; changes in country music; comments on the careers of early country performers, including Ted Daffan; and the popularity of country music in Europe.