Pop Chronicles Interviews #155 - Billy Vaughn
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- The Hilltoppers; question about influences; Vaughn responds; vocal arrangements; "Trying"; "P.S. I Love You"; question of when he started as A&R chief at Dot 3:42
- Vaughn responds; early rhythm and blues pop covers; question about "whitewashing" rhythm and blues; Vaughn responds; "Ain't That a Shame"; Pat Boone's success; Gale Storm 3:57
- Discussion of "Melody of Love"; "Sail Along, Silv'ry Moon"; "Love Letters in the Sand"; strings in "April Love" and "Friendly Persuasion"; "Shifting Whispering Sands"; choral groups; opinion on scene at that time (1968) 5:10
- Keeping up with current trends; current records he likes; question of whether Hilltoppers belonged to end of swing/big band era; Vaughn responds; current projects; British ballad revival; album charts versus singles charts 4:33
Pop Chronicles Interviews #155 - Billy Vaughn, audio recording, February 22, 1968; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1692129/: accessed December 3, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.