Elliott, Lewis 2014-08-05

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General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Lewis Elliott

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Date: August 05, 2014

Location: San Angelo, Texas

Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 02:08:20


Biographical information and youth, Army Service, Rhythm Bandits, Building the Cavaliers, The Cavaliers after Sid Holmes departed, Recording “Last Kiss” for Ron Newdoll and Slonley Roush, Record label conflict for “Last Kiss”. Josie Records, Tamara Records, Bass part for “Last Kiss”, Tour with The Animals and Alabama, Car Wreck, Major Bill breaks up J. Frank Wilson and the Cavaliers, The Real Estate Business, James Thomas talks about gigs while Lewis worked for Goodyear, Lewis in Production work, Later life, Problems with Sid and getting paid for royalties, Lewis’ Gibson bass, Relocated to Lewis’ house. Lewis shows his record and tape collections

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