Kimberly Lewis


Oral History Information

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George L's Musical Products

Kimberly Lewis grew up in the industry, first with her father’s ShoBud retail store in Nashville and later with his cable and accessories business known the world over as George L’s. Kimberly enjoyed her childhood being surrounded by country legends such as Roy Acuff, whom she also referred to as Uncle Roy. She would later play an important role as one of the first female leaders within the industry. Along with her mother and sister, Kimberly became welcomed female exhibitors in the years when such a thing was rare at the NAMM Show and in Frankfurt. She is happy to remark that a change has occurred and now there are several important females heading companies around the world.