:: Title :: Commentary on street singing, women, and Blind Willie Johnson
:: Genre :: commentary, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Brown, Mrs. Pearly [vocal]
Brown, Reverend Pearly [vocal]
Burnett, Chester (Howlin' Wolf) [vocal]
Driftwood, Jimmy [vocal]
White, Booker T. Washington (Bukka) [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Newport (Newport County), Rhode Island (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American, African American, Mississippi Delta
:: Session :: Newport Folk Festival 1966
:: Date :: 7/21-7/24, 1966
:: Reference Information :: N2.0, Track 11 (00:03:43)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Audio recordings from the 1966 Newport Folk Festival that supplemented Lomax's filming of the weekend. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Reverend Pearly Brown talks about his street singing career, and he, Bukka White, Howling Wolf and Jimmy Driftwood talk and joke about marriage and women. Reverend Brown then discusses the songs he learned from Blind Willie Johnson. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Newport Folk Festival 1966

 

 

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