DOWNEY -- The Downey Historical Society will screen an interview with Maxine Wenzel at its meeting March 22 at the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center.The interview was conducted by historical society members Hugh Hoskins, Bob Thompson and Jeff Vilencia, and filmed last December. Wenzel's family owned Wenzel's Music Town record store and recording studio, and the record label Downey Records. In the video, Wenzel reminisces about her work at the record store and shares stories about various recording artists that came through the studio. The recording studio was located at 13117 Lakewood Blvd. It is now a dollar store. Copies of the DVD interview will be sold for a donation to the historical society.
********** Published: March 08, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 47