:: Title :: Interview with Emma Hammond about singing vulgar songs and women playing banjo
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Hammond, Emma [vocal]
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Lexington (Lauderdale County), Alabama (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American, Appalachian, Alabama
:: Session :: Lexington 9/59
:: Date :: 9/8-9/11, 1959
:: Reference Information :: T868.0, Track 6 (00:01:28)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Recordings of tunes played by George Fields (fiddle), Albert Hammond (fiddle), and Emma Hammond (banjo). [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Emma Hammond talks about how she quit singing songs like Catfish, Catfish when she joined the church. Talks about playing the banjo ("Since I nine year old"). Discussion of women playing banjo. "I ain't wound up tonight, I ain't played nothin' to what I can!" [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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