Singer-Songwriters Cast King
and Matt Downer
This program is a rebroadcast of a 2005
interview by Anne Kimzey with musicians Cast King and Matt Downer from Sand
Mountain. Guitarist and songwriter
Cast King and his former band The Country Drifters recorded with Sun
Records of Memphis in the 1950s.
Matt Downer, a young musician, worked with Mr. King for a
few years to learn his guitar style and to record his music and life
history. During the program Mr.
King performed three of the approximately 500 songs he wrote in his
lifetime. Cast King died in 2007.
This special radio series will air
every Sunday at 5:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M., on the
Troy University Public Radio Network
WTSU 89.9 (Montgomery and Troy)
WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
WTJB 91.7 (Columbus and Phenix City)
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