King, Sandy 1969
Sandy King, long associated with the Old Gray Mare Band of Brownwood, recounts his experiences with the band and includes much history regarding the musical organization.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Sandy King
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Location: Brownwood, Texas
Interviewer: Fred A. Carpenter
Length: 50 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Brownwood Municipal Band (original band),
142nd Infantry Band formed,
Band trip to Plainview and Amarillo recalled,
Reason band was called Old Gray Mare Band,
Band’s different names listed,
Discusses Old Gray Mare Band activities,
Event of gray mare’s death and choosing a new one,
Gray mare riders recalled,
Story about playing "Texas, Our Texas" (state song).
Tape 1, Side 2: Personal reminiscences,
Discusses childhood, education and music training,
Work experiences cited,
Mentions Lions’ Club membership.
Range Dates: ?-1969
Bulk Dates: ?-1969
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