Interview with John F. Sloas, Joshua Sloas, May 8, 2019

Project: Amidst the Sparrow's Nest: A Look at Eastern Kentucky Through the Arts Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

John and Josh Sloas give accounts of how music influenced their lives spiritually and emotionally. They discuss the Sloas Brothers, a Bluegrass/Gospel band made up of John's father and uncles, and how they have been inspired by the band. Josh also discusses his call to preach as well as the role that music played in that decision.

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2019oh1430_nest0003

Interviewee Name

John Frederick Sloas

Joshua Austin Sloas

Interviewer Name

Presley M. Ramey

Interview Date

2019-05-08

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Sloas, John Frederick Interview by Presley M. Ramey. 08 May. 2019. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Sloas, J.F. (2019, May 08). Interview by P. M. Ramey. Amidst the Sparrow's Nest: A Look at Eastern Kentucky Through the Arts Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Sloas, John Frederick, interview by Presley M. Ramey. May 08, 2019, Amidst the Sparrow's Nest: A Look at Eastern Kentucky Through the Arts Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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