:: Title :: Introduction to Hambone, Hambone, Where You Been?
:: Genre :: spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [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 8 (00:00:15)
:: 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 - Alan Lomax asks if Steven is too tired to do "Hambone, Hambone, Where You Been" again. Steven is up for it.
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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