:: Title :: Interview with Almeda Riddle about Rainbow 'Mid The Willows (1)
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Riddle, Almeda [vocal]
:: Setting :: The home of Almeda Riddle
:: Location :: Heber Springs (Cleburne County), Arkansas (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American, Ozarks, Arkansas
:: Session :: Greers Ferry 10/59
:: Date :: 10/6-10/7, 1959
:: Reference Information :: T917.0, Track 20 (00:00:20)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Ballads and childrens' songs sung by Almeda Riddle. Alan Lomax's log gives Almeda's mailing address as Heber Springs, Arkansas, yet also notes Miller, Arkansas (though the reference is unclear). Her place of origin has been noted differently in many sources: Heber Springs, Greers Ferry, Lone Pine, and Timbo. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Almeda Riddle asks Lomax if he'd like to record the last verse which, she says, "has a flaw in it." [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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