Sitton Lon 2014-01-24

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This interview features Lon Sitton, who discusses his experiences as a blind musician, life at Texas Tech and in Big Spring.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Lon Sitton

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: January 24, 2014

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Marshall

Length: 01:58:05


Biographical information and youth 5 00:00:09 Pre-school 10 00:10:47 Early interest in music and how he learned to play music 11 00:13:23 Grade school in Lubbock and Idalou 15 00:26:40 Going to Texas Tech University 22 00:42:27 Handicapped accessibility 29 01:02:04 Finding a job after college and moving to Idaho 32 01:11:48 Getting married and adopting a child 33 01:15:27 Working at Hewlett Packard and Capital One 36 01:22:56 Working as a music minister leading Lon to Big Spring, Texas 38 01:28:29 Secular Music 40 01:37:34 Hypersensitivity of other senses 42 01:40:36 Spiritual beliefs 44 01:48:08

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: audio cd available in reading room

Transcript: found on dspace, see below


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