Posted by on May 7, 2018

File: 6109B3


Title: Arkansas Traveler

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: breakdown, dance tune, and skiffle

Instrument: guitar, mandolin, 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 Lomax interview with mandolinist James Kelly, native of Pulaski, Tenn., about his repertoire and that of the black and white Pulaski communities.

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