Kenton County Public Library

Interview with Ballard "Pappy" Raborn Taylor

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1978 Interview Mr. Taylor remembers his music career, bands that he performed with, "The Carolina Troubadour", "Uncle Henry's Original
Kentucky Mountaineers", "The Blue Ridge Mountain Boys": comments on other musicians and country music bands that he
performed with: tells radio stations they performed on, their call letters and where they were located: names four members of
the "Old Skillet Lickers" band, talks about recordings they made and their popularity: comments on the growth and changes
in country (hillbilly) music: mentions various stringed instruments and their development. Taylor also plays his banjo. Release
form available. Copyright: KOHC/KDLA

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