Posted by on May 7, 2018

File: 6109A3


Title: I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You

Subject: Frank Dalton, James Kelly, Nashville Washboard Band, Theophilus Stokes, Thomas James Carroll, and Unidentified man

Recording Date: 7-14-1942

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Genre: lyric song, popular song, and skiffle

Instrument: guitar, mandolin, vocal, washboard, and washtub bass

City: Nashville

State: Tennessee

Setting: at the home of John W. Work III

Editor Notes:

Lomax identified Carroll’s bass as a “tin-can bull-fiddle.” Followed by discussion of song by Stokes and Dalton, who say they’ve been playing together for 8-10 years.

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