Timmons, John

Date:
07-20-2015
Length:
96 mins.
Interviewer:
Neumayer, Carrie
Transcription available:
no
Interview Number(s):
2015_81_0
Summary:
Interview with John Timmons, owner of the former ear X-tacy record store in Louisville, Kentucky. Timmons discusses his background; moving to Louisville from Indiana in the 1970’s; his impressions of the Louisville music scene in the 70s and 80s when he was playing in bands and working in local record stores. Timmons describes the founding of ear X-tacy and the history of its various locations. He talks about the ear X-tacy record label, running the store, employees, and the changing record industry.
Topic(s):
music - Kentucky - Louisville, record labels - Kentucky - Louisville, ear x-tacy (Louisville, Ky.), Record stores - Kentucky - Louisville