Bates Interview
Description
Interview Part 1
Interview Part 1
Transcription
Creators
Carole Cadarette and Cindy Kus, Interviewer
Gayle Bates and Wayne Bates
, Interviewee
Media Type
Audio
Image
Text
Item Type
Interviews
Description
The first time Wayne Bates played guitar in a bar he was around 12 years old, and the bar was The Bolton Bar. Wayne learned to play fiddle at the age of 10, then Hawaiian and Spanish guitar. He likes playing old time country and continues to play in the Alpena with his wife Gayle in The Over the Hill Band.
Though Gayle chose to stay in the area and raise a family, Porter Wagoner offered her a start in Nashville at the age of sixteen. In this interview the couple discuss their musical roots and how music brought them together.
Place of Publication
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Library
Date of Original
11 December, 2015
Playing Time
30:12
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Bates, Gayle ; Bates Wayne ; Wyman, Cliff ; Bussey String Band ; Anderson, Glenn ; The Drifters ; Wildfong, Willy ; Kirchoff, Al ; Kirchoff, Ed ; The Westernaires ; A. K. and the Outlaws ; Wild Country ; Szymanski, Maria ; Johnson, Tammy ; Johnson, Freddy ; Tollen, Jimmy ; LaFleur, Hank ; Conger, Paul ; Nolan, Paul ; Dickens, Jimmy ; Morey, Barney, May, Mel ; May, Charley ; Hepburn, Jack ; Bundy Mountain Jamboree ; Lyon, Butch ; Zdan, Al ; Marzean, John ; Laney, Dick ; Eller, Jim ; Lynn, Loretta ; Hopp, Carol ; Bruning, Chuck ; Wagoner, Porter ; Lonzo and Oscar ; Wodkowski, Bob ; Over the Hill Band
Collection
Musicians of Northeast Michigan
Language of Item
English
Copyright Statement
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date
2015
Copyright Holder
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Library
Recommended Citation
In text- Bates, Wayne (2015) Bates, Gayle (2015)
Reference- Bates, Wayne (2015, December 11) or Bates, Gayle (2015, December 11). Retrieved at http://www.nemoha.org/3321163/data?dis=dm
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:specialcollections@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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Bates Interview


The first time Wayne Bates played guitar in a bar he was around 12 years old, and the bar was The Bolton Bar. Wayne learned to play fiddle at the age of 10, then Hawaiian and Spanish guitar. He likes playing old time country and continues to play in the Alpena with his wife Gayle in The Over the Hill Band.
Though Gayle chose to stay in the area and raise a family, Porter Wagoner offered her a start in Nashville at the age of sixteen. In this interview the couple discuss their musical roots and how music brought them together.