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Castro Carazo Interview (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-12-01

Duration: 00:09:40

Subjects: Carazo, Castro, 1895-1981 | Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935 | Every Man a King (song) | LSU Tiger Marching Band | Pianists | Music


  • George, Beth Host
  • Carazo, Castro Interviewee


This segment from the December 1, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an interview with Castro Carazo, the former band director at LSU. He discusses the night that he wrote “Every Man a King” with Huey P. Long, his satisfaction with his career, and the songs that he wrote for the LSU Tiger Band. Carazo also plays “Every Man a King” and “Fight for LSU” on the piano. Host: Beth George