NA 3377

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NA 3377 (local)
Alternate Title
Rusty "the Pemaquid Cowboy" Rogers and Patty Kempton Interview (Alternative Title)
June 4 2005 (Recording date)
Rusty "Pemaquid Cowboy" Rogers & Patty Kempton, interviewed by Clifford R. Murphy, June 4, 2005. Rogers, known also as the Pemaquid Cowboy, talks about being young amateur performer with Gloria Simmons; going to Mexico to learn Spanish-style guitar; working with the Downeasters; working the Down Homers; Bill Haley; getting fired from Esther King and the Pals of the Golden West; Bud Bailey; Jimmie Cal; types of audiences; Slim Sullivan; Roy Rogers; Sons of the Pioneers; an average day; Cousin Emmie and Gene Autry; Kenney; first wife Lil; Georgia Mae and her roller skating act; Slim and Kathy Clark; being the Connecticut weightlifting champion; Ernie Hackwood; making records; father; performing on cable TV and taping over 40 shows; Patty Kempton (promoter/agent); negotiations for Rockland festival “Lost in the Island of Love; Guy Campbell; Kenny Roberts. Color photo (P 9926) of Rusty and Patty at Pemaquid Light.  
Creator and/or Contributor
Clifford Murphy (interviewer)
Copyright Notice
Copyright to this resource is held by the Maine Folklife Center and is provided here for educational purposes only. Commercial use or distribution of the item is not permitted without prior permission of the copyright holder. Please contact the Maine Folklife Center at UMaine for permissions.
95 (minutes)
72 (pages)
1 (image)
English | anglais [infor:lc/vocabulary/iso639-2/eng] (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
country music (Local)
weightlifting (Local)
Temporal Coverage
after 1923 (Roger's birthdate)
Geographic Coverage
New England (Local)
Preferred Citation
Rogers, Rusty and Patty Kempton interviewed by Clifford R. Murphy. June 4, 2005. NA 3377. Maine Folklife Center, University of Maine.
Related Entities:
Clifford Murphy (interviewer)