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Interview with Kenny Arlyn "Lance" Roberts, November 10, 1999

 File — Bag: \folklife\prj1014\, Folder: 019_roberts-kenny
Collection number: PRJ1014-019

Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Kenny Arlyn "Lance" Roberts, November 10, 1999. Norman Park (Ga.). Fieldworker: Payne Roberts (Daughter of Kenny). Audio file from cassette tape. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections. Topics include Country and Rock Music. Includes 2 original songs, "You've Got Everything (1959)" and "The Man in the Moon Showed Up." Includes biographical essay "Kenny Roberts and the Country Pop Style," by Payne Roberts.


  • November 10, 1999

Conditions Governing Access


1 Electronic Records (1 electronic record(s) and derivatives. 1 audio file (wav, mp3). 2 MP3 cropped songs. 178070578 bytes. 02:19:56. 4 PDF documents (3 scans, jp2) 1 image.)


From the Collection: English

Tape Log

id: CAS-1012.21

range: 7

section: I

shelf: 4

box_number: 22

item_title: "Roberts, Kenny Arlyn"

call_number: PRJ-1012

project_title: Student Project

equipment_used: Sony cassette recorder

informant_name: Kenny (Lance) Roberts

fieldworker: Payne Roberts

recording_engineer: Payne Roberts

date: 11/10/1999

recording_location: "Norman Park, GA"

content_summary: "Roberts reminiscences about his time in Nashville, playing with such people as Jerry Lee Lewis and visiting Elvis Presley at Graceland. Roberts was a singer and guitar player."

notes: This interview was conducted for a class taught by Laurie Sommers on Multicultural America

index_of_contents: no index

consent_form: Yes

transcription: No

access_copy: No


genre: "country music, rock music, music"

places: "Nashville, TN; Norman Park, GA, Georgia, Memphis TN"

people: "Kenny (Lance) Roberts, Boudleuax Bryant, JerryLee Lewis, Grady Martin, Floyd Cramer, Buddy Harmin, Lightnin' Chance,Anita Kurra Mickey Gilley, Charlie Rich, Elvis Presley"

groups: "Decca Records,Little Black Book Club, Joranairs"

keywords: "rock, musicians, country music, pop music, music history"

linked_document: "student paper in file: PERS 2690 Multicultural America fall 2000 Laurie Sommers, Instructor"

keywords: "vocalist, , African American gospel"

range: 7

section: I

shelf: 4

box_number: 22

Processing Information

ADS-1012-19, CAS-1012.21

Repository Details

Part of the Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Valdosta State University Archives, Odum Library
1500 N. Patterson St.
Valdosta GA 30601 United States
229-259-5055 (Fax)