Flewellyn, D G 1998-09-27

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Folk singer D. G. Flewellyn discusses his music influences and career.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: D. G. Flewellyn

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Date: September 27, 1998

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1: b. in Lubbock, Texas in 1954, Parents: mother from Terrell, Texas, father from Tyler, Texas, History, father’s descendents from Wales (royalty), mother’s descendants from Africa (slavery), Stories that his grandmother told him, Kennedy, John F. assignation, Siblings: a brother and a sister, Brother, Role model, Father (again), Carpenter, Graduated from college, Music, Brother (again), Cotton Club, Musicians, Feelings, Blues music, Conversation between your heart and soul, Cotton Club (again), Race relations, Creative outlet, Early experiences, Sang in the Posey Elementary Choir, Texas Tech University Marching Band, Music Career, Folk singer, song writer, One of the few African-Americans in this music category, Writes about current issues, Experiences that fuel his writing, Drugs – waste, Love and hate, Differences in Lubbock, Texas, Drugs (again), Gangs, Changes in society, Drugs (again), Community leaders, Flewellyn, D. G. (again), Daughter, Teaching her morals, Politics, Be an individual, Civic activities, Benefits, Texas Boys Ranch, Social recognition, The Flatlanders, Reuniting, [ends after 15 minutes]

Range Dates: 1954-1998

Bulk Dates: 1954-1998

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