:: Title :: Interview with Texas Gladden and Hobart Smith about Claude Allen
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Collins, Shirley [vocal]
Gladden, Texas [vocal]
Smith, Hobart [vocal]
:: Setting :: The home of Preston Smith
:: Location :: Bluefield (Tazewell County), Virginia (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American, Appalachian, Virginia
:: Session :: Bluefield II 8/59
:: Date :: 8/25/1959
:: Reference Information :: T846.0, Track 12 (00:01:35)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Ballads, breakdowns, and songs sung and played by siblings Texas Gladden and Hobart Smith. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Talk about Claude Allen. Hobart Smith claims authorship of the song, and recalls meeting and playing for Claude Allen who was making and selling wood tables after he was released from prison. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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