:: Title :: Interview with Lucius Smith about Goodbye Honey, You Call That Gone
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Collins, Shirley [vocal]
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Smith, Lucius [vocal]
:: Setting :: The home of Sid Hemphill
:: Location :: Senatobia (Tate County), Mississippi (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., African American, Mississippi Hill Country
:: Session :: Senatobia I 9/59
:: Date :: 9/22/1959
:: Reference Information :: T895.0, Track 16 (00:00:59)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Old-time black string-band tunes, reels and breakdowns played by Lucius Smith and Sid Hemphill. Lomax first recorded Hemphill's band (of which Smith was a member) at a picnic in Sledge, Mississippi, in 1942. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Shirley Collins declares "I have never heard anyone play the banjo like that!" Lucius Smith: "No ma'am, you hear on the radio - ain't nobody play 'em like that." Lucius recites some of the lyrics to "Goodbye Honey, You Call that Gone." [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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