King, Sandy 1969

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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

Date: 1969

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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