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Oral History of Berry Harris

Born November 27, 1929 in Chockie, Oklahoma, musician Berry Harris has played the blues for over 70 years, in just about every club in Wichita. Berry recollects the many experiences his guitar has brought him. Among music fans he met were three white women from Augusta, who frequented his club and his neighborhood in the 1950s.

Berry Harris Interview

Recorded: September 2, 2015
Location: in his home, Wichita, Kansas
Video/Editing: Steve Cless
Interviewer: Teresa Baumgartner

Full Interview

Length: 1:03:04