Rise and Fall of the Armadillo World Headquarters (1981)


Rise and Fall of the Armadillo World Headquarters (1981)
The Armadillo World Headquarters which opened it’s doors on August 7, 1970 and closed on December 31, 1980 is probably Austin’s most internationally known venue, which hosted every genre of music and performance. Interviews include Eddie Wilson (manager), Spencer Perskin (Shiva’s headband), M.K.Hage Jr. (landlord), Fletcher Clark (Promotions manager), Randy McCall (accountant), Hank Alrich (manager AWHQ), Charlie Daniels, Joe Ely, Maria Muldaur, Jerry Jeff Walker, Steve Fromholz, Commander Cody, Micael Priest (artist), Jim Franklin (artist), Dale Watkins (bar manager), Bruce Willenzik (operations manager), John Reed.
Produced by Richard Gaylord and Mark Hanna, KTBC.
Re-edited for AMN by Tara Veneruso in 1994.
Austin Music Network collection.
AR.2001.007-000511
via YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZvIdC9_3nE