:: Title :: Commentary on the blues contest by Alan Lomax
:: Genre :: commentary, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Newport (Newport County), Rhode Island (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American
:: Session :: Newport Folk Festival 1966
:: Date :: 7/21-7/24, 1966
:: Reference Information :: N11.0, Track 10 (00:00:26)
:: 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 - Lomax asks for the judges' decision on the blues contest, referring to it as "one of the great[est] blues performances that ever happened." He inexplicably seems to forget Son House and Skip James' names. The judges' decision was not recorded. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Newport Folk Festival 1966

 

 

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