:: Title :: Interview with Wade Ward and Charlie Higgins about Uncle Joe
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Higgins, Charles (Uncle Charlie) [vocal]
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Ward, Wade [vocal]
:: Setting :: The home of Wade Ward
:: Location :: Galax (Galax County), Virginia (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American, Appalachian, Virginia
:: Session :: Galax 8/59
:: Date :: 8/31/1959
:: Reference Information :: T852.0, Track 11 (00:04:29)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Recordings of breakdowns and dance tunes played by banjoist Wade Ward, fiddler Uncle Charlie Higgins, and guitarists Dale Poe and Bob Carpenter (who also sings some solo material). [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - On varying titles of "Uncle Joe" - "Every community had a certain name for a certain tune?", reconciling different playing styles - "Just old hillbilly stuff" - and learning to play. Wonderful. [Source: Editor]
0 - Alan Lomax: Names of tunes, local fiddle tunes, how Uncle Charlie learned to play. [Source: Tape Log]
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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