:: Title :: Interview with Heuston Earms about Poor Lazarus, his childhood, and his hardships
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Earms, Heuston [vocal]
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Parchman Farm, Camp B
:: Location :: Parchman (Sunflower County), Mississippi (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., African American, Mississippi
:: Session :: Parchman 9/59 (Camp B)
:: Date :: 9/19-9/20, 1959
:: Reference Information :: T889.0, Track 6 (00:18:54)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Work songs and hollers recorded at Camp B at the Mississippi State Penitentiary, better known as Parchman Farm. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Interview about Poor Lazarus, and Heuston's past. He grew up in Yazoo City, wanted to go to school but his father wouldn't allow it; though he was a good student, his father wanted him on the farm. He discusses the trouble with a woman that landed him in jail. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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