:: Title :: Interview with Steven Wright about his repertoire
:: Genre :: spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Unidentified man [vocal]
Wright, Steven [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Harlem, New York City (New York), New York (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: African American, New York
:: Session :: Steven Wright, Harlem
:: Date :: 1950
:: Reference Information :: T181.0, Track 4 (00:00:16)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Alan Lomax interviews 10-year old hambone performer Steven Wright, a 5th grade student whose teacher at PS 125 is also present.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Steven Wright and an unidentified man (his teacher?) discuss which song he should sing, the Navy song ("Anchors Aweigh") or "I Woke Up In The Morning." Alan Lomax asks him to try the latter, though Steven says he doesn't know it so well.
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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