Doyle Lawson

Title

Doyle Lawson

Subject

Traditional farming
Family farms
Families.
Religion
Songs.
Records.
Sound recordings.
Sound--Recording and reproducing
Music--Instruction and study.
Musical instruments.
Bluegrass music.
Bluegrass musicians
Folk music.
Folk songs.
Bands (Music)
Musical groups.
Musical performance
Music--Performance.
Travel.
Bluegrass festivals
Music festivals.
Music--Awards.

Description

Doyle Lawson talks about his childhood growing up on a farm, teaching himself to play mandolin, banjo, and guitar. He talks about how he began in the music business, first with Jimmy Martin, and later J.D. Crowe, and the Country Gentlemen before forming his own band, Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver. Throughout the interview he tells anecdotes and gives details about each band, touring, recording, winning awards, songwriting, and the different styles of each band he has played with, among other topics.

Format

video

Identifier

2017oh193_ibmm017

Interviewer

Katy Daley

Interviewee

Doyle Lawson

Interview Keyword

Martin, Jimmy (Artist)
Jimmy Martin (Artist)
Monroe, Bill (Artist)
Bill Monroe (Artist)
Mandolin players
Mandolins
Crowe, J. D. (Artist)
J. D. Crowe (Artist)
The Country Gentlemen (Artist)
Country Gentlemen, the (Artist)
Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver (Artist)
United States. Navy.
Fashion.
Clothing and dress.

Files

lawson_Still016.jpg


Citation

“Doyle Lawson,” Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum, accessed August 25, 2019, https://nunncenter.net/bluegrass/items/show/28.