Don Talbot


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Former Sales Manager
Company Name
Kaman Music

Don Talbot recalls working with his father at Coast Wholesalers when he was school age, sweeping up and working in the warehouse. Don’s father was one of the three owners and years later, after college, Don returned to become sales manager. When the company was bought out by Kaman, Don continued working with the company until his retirement in 2005. If you consider his years with Coast and with Kaman after the buy-out in 1967, Don worked for the company for 47 years! Don’s Oral History interview was completed on November 10, 2005 in West Hollywood, CA.