:: Title :: I'm Going To Newport News
:: Genre :: jug band, proto-blues
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Burse, Charlie
Carter, Robert [guitar (electric)]
Corley, Dewey [bass (double), kazoo]
Shade, Will [vocal]
Smith, Eugene
:: Group Name :: Memphis Jug Band
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Memphis (Shelby County), Tennessee (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., African American, Tennessee
:: Session :: Memphis I 9/59
:: Date :: 9/30/1959
:: Reference Information :: T908.0, Track 7 (00:02:29)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Two blues from the mysterious Cecil Augusta, about whom nothing is known, and a set of performances by the Memphis Jug Band, featuring the founder, Will Shade, and Charlie Burse, a member since 1928. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Lomax credited Eugene Smith in the field log with bringing the whiskey for this session. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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