Thursday, March 17, 2011

Alabama Arts Radio Podcast, Country Musicians Cast King and Matt Downer

This program is a rebroadcast of a 2005 interview by Anne Kimzey with musicians Cast King and Matt Downer from Sand Mountain.  Guitarist and songwriter Cast King and his former band The Country Drifters recorded with Sun Records of Memphis in the 1950s.  Matt Downer, a young musician, has been working with Mr. King for a few years to learn his guitar style and to record his music and life history.   During the program Mr. King performs three of the approximately 500 songs he has written in his lifetime. Cast King died in 2007.
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