Interview with Chuck Guillory
"Since I was four, five years old I liked music. I’d rather play music than eat."
"George Jones, I’m the one who put him where he’s at…That man was poor. He begged me to play. I didn’t need him, I had a 7 piece band. I hired him anyway…five dollars a night...After the dance he would just sleep on the table ‘til daybreak and get a ride back to Beaumont. "
LISTEN HERE: (20:20) Chuck Guillory
Interviewed By: Chris Strachwitz
Date: October 1, 1987
Location: Phone call from California to Louisiana
Original Media: cassette
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