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Stonewall Jackson

Date: 1970 January 01

Length: 18 min.

Call Number: OH329

Biography

Country performer. Born November 26, 1932. Real name: Thomas Jackson. Singer, songwriter, and recording artist. Joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1956. Successful recording career, including the 1959 crossover hit “Waterloo,” which stayed #1 on the country charts for five weeks and crossed over to #4 on the pop charts.

Interview Summary

1968 March 18
(18 minutes)
Country performer Stonewall Jackson talks about his career. Discussion includes his childhood; his early musical interests; joining the Grand Ole Opry; his songwriting; his first recording contract; his early musical influences; comments on the growth of country music; and comments on his career.

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