Harold Moon

Date: 1974 March 23
Length: 162 min.
Call Number: OH124

Biography

Longtime director of BMI Canada Limited. Born July 10, 1908. Died 1984. First non-American member of the Country Music Association (CMA) and founding member of the Canadian Country Music Association.

Interview Summary

1974 March 23
(2 hours, 42 minutes)
Canadian music industry executive Harold Moon describes the evolution of the current Canadian music industry. Discussion includes his childhood; comments on traditional Canadian country music; the country music industry in Canada; the affinity between Canadian country music and Nashville; his musical history; the relationship between the United States and Canada and its impact on their music; the development of his career; the music industry in Canada after World War II; and comments on trends in the Canadian music industry.