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Negro Songs [part 1 of 2]
Identifier: e_utfc_0963
Title: Negro Songs [part 1 of 2]
Description: Songs and stories including 'Old Joe Clark' performed by Mose 'Clear Rock' Platt at Central State Farm in Sugarland, Texas. 'I Met You Mama' (guitar accompaniment by Jack 'Black Jack' Johnson) and 'I Feel that Old Black Woman is a Jinx to Me' performed by Augustus 'Track Horse' Haggerty at Huntsville State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas. 'You Must Be Born Again,' a sermon with singing, performed by Sin-Killer Griffin at Darrington State Farm in Sandy Point, Texas. Work songs performed by Washington Lightnin and a group of convicts from Darrington State Farm in Sandy Point, Texas.
City: Sugarland; Huntsville; Sandy Point
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 19331933/121934
Creator: Platt, Mose (singer); Haggerty, Augustus (singer); Johnson, Jack (guitarist); Griffin, Sin-Killer (s
Contributor: Lomax, John A. (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 2X6a
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.
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