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Willis Conover Audio Clips


Downloadable audio clips from and about Willis Conover

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VOA is pleased to offer the following downloadable audio clips of Willis Conover. If additional clips become available, we will add them. Please e-mail the Office of Public Relations with questions or requests.

Willis tells how he got into radio
Excerpt from an interview on his 10th anniversary (January 18, 1965)
1:151.15 MB
Willis explains how he learned his favorite music was "jazz"
Excerpt from an interview on his 10th anniversary (January 18, 1965)
:36585 KB
Willis's view on developing one's personal taste in music
Excerpt from an interview on his 10th anniversary (January 18, 1965)
:39616 KB
Willis's thoughts on building a radio program
Excerpt from an interview on his 10th anniversary (January 18, 1965)
:41652 KB
Willis's feelings about working for Voice of America
Excerpt from an interview on his 10th anniversary (January 18, 1965)
:22360 KB
Willis describes leaving commercial radio for Voice of America
Excerpt from an interview on his 10th anniversary (January 18, 1965)
1:211.24 MB
Willis calls jazz a 'living music', growing and changing
Excerpt from an interview on his 10th anniversary (January 18, 1965)
:39620 KB
Willis tells of writing the song "Where Does the Moon Go?" while driving
Excerpt from VOA's "Mail Bag" program with Robin Rupli (1990s)
2:262.23 MB
Song "Where Does the Moon Go?" as recorded by a Romanian musician3:042.82 MB
Willis explains how he came to write a piece of music, "Far Off, Close By"
Excerpt from VOA's "Mail Bag" program with Robin Rupli (1990s)
2:181.05 MB
"Far Off, Close By" by Willis, with him whistling2:162.08 MB
Willis tells of writing and recording a lyric as spoken word over music
Excerpt from VOA's "Mail Bag" program with Robin Rupli (1990s)
2:47655 KB
Song with Willis speaking his lyrics over Charlie Byrd's playing3:353.28 MB
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