Mike Capalbo


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Former Manager
Company Name
Downey Music

Mike Capalbo worked as manager at Downey Music which was started by his dad, Nate Capalbo.  The family owned and operated, Downey Music was established in 1952 when Nate left La Habra Music.  Mike recalls how his father, Nate, used his passion for music and some financial help from his parents, to start the store which initially sold records and eventually expanded to include the sales of musical instruments.