Thanks to the endeavors of Maristella Feustle at the UNT Music Library, five hours of recently-restored Louis Armstrong interviews with Willis Conover are now online and free to download/listen.
Kudos to the UNT archives for making these amazing recordings so accessible! What a treasure trove.
Click here to view links to all five hours of recordings at the UNT Archives’ website.
PCJ Radio International’s Media Network Plus featured an NPR item on Willis Conover during its 19 December 2015 episode. It’s available on line here:
The NPR Weekend Edition item can also be found on archive.org here:
There was also an item on Conover on NPR back in the summer. You can find it here:
The UNT online Willis Conover collection is now up to 82 items including 38 audio recordings. Here is a link to the complete current online collection:
This is an absolutely amazing find. Thank you for bringing it to our attention.