:: Title :: Interview with Fred McDowell about learning guitar
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
McDowell, Fred [vocal]
:: Setting :: The home of Ed Young
:: Location :: Como (Panola County), Mississippi (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., African American, Mississippi Hill Country
:: Session :: Como I 9/59
:: Date :: 9/21/1959
:: Reference Information :: T894.0, Track 10 (00:00:18)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Fife and drum tunes by Ed Young and his Southern Fife and Drum Corps (as they were billed at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival), blues and religious pieces by Fred McDowell, string band pieces by Miles and Bob Pratcher, and game songs by young Pratcher cousins. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Alan asks Fred where he learned to play the guitar: "Just a habit I pick up my own." [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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