Show Details
:: Title :: American Portraits: Jelly Roll Morton
:: Station :: Unspecified
:: Date :: 00-00-0000
:: Description :: This is one of a series of American Portraits, produced by the Radio Project of the Library of Congress. Alan Lomax tells the story of the life of Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton. He talks about his childhood, family background, musical education, Uptown New Orleans sporting life, tough people and times, barbershop quartets, spirituals, and funeral parades.
Track List
Seq No Topic Duration Media File
1 Jelly Roll Morton, part 1 00:13:09
Songs: [Pretty Baby]
Participants: [Lomax, Alan], [Morton, Ferdinand (Jelly Roll)]
Technical Note:Engineer notes: corrected misspelling in region 1, converted to stereo. Damaged disc, especially side 2. In two parts: TD217-01-00, TD217-02-00.
Original Note:Notes read: "Jelly Roll Morton program - Hosted by Alan Lomax, using Library of Congress Material."
2 Jelly Roll Morton, part 2 00:13:41
Songs: [Didn't He Ramble], [Levee Man], [Nearer My God To Thee], [Steal Away]
Participants: [Lomax, Alan], [Morton, Ferdinand (Jelly Roll)]
Technical Note:Engineer notes: corrected misspelling in region 1, converted to stereo. Damaged disc, especially side 2. In two parts: TD217-01-00, TD217-02-00.
Original Note:Notes read: Jelly Roll Morton program - Hosted by Alan Lomax, using Library of Congress Material.

 

 

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