CENTER FOR POPULAR MUSIC 91-015
2 audio cassette tapes (TCA-0147A/B). 1 reel to reel audio tape (TTA-0147)
Interviewer: Jacqueline A. Jones, radio producer, WUOT-FM,
Paul F. Wells, who earned a masters degree in folklore from the University
of California-Los Angles, was appointed director of the Center for Popular
In this interview, conducted by Jacqueline Jones, radio producer for the University of Tennessee public radio station WUOT-FM, Knoxville TN, Wells discusses the history and founding of the Center; the definition of popular music; Center projects including a Civil War CD set produced for Time-Life Records and the International Encyclopedia of Popular Music; rock and roll music; and Grand Old Opry star DeFord Bailey.