:: Title :: Interview with Sidney Hemphill Carter and Sid Hemphill about Pharoah
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Carter, Sidney Hemphill [vocal]
Collins, Shirley [vocal]
Hemphill, Sid [vocal]
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Probably the home of Sidney Hemphill Carter
:: Location :: Senatobia (Tate County), Mississippi (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., African American, Mississippi Hill Country
:: Session :: Senatobia II 9/59
:: Date :: 09/26/1959
:: Reference Information :: T862.0, Track 5 (00:02:57)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Spirituals sung by Sidney Hemphill Carter and children's game songs performed by young Hemphill girls. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Alan asks about "Pharaoh." Sidney doesn't know who made it; she learned it in her teens. Alan Lomax: "That's one of the prettiest songs I've ever heard in my entire life? and I've been collecting songs for 20 years." [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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