Posted by on September 27, 2018

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Title: Washtub bass solo / interview

Subject: Carrol Thomas

Recording Date: 7-14-1942

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Genre: Instrumental

Instrument: washtub bass

City: Nashville

State: Tennessee

Setting: at the home of John W. Work III

Editor Notes:

Identified on AFS card as “cord-can-one-string tuning and interview.” Carroll discusses with Lomax how he started playing his washtub bass. Lomax identified Carroll’s bass as a “tin-can bull-fiddle.”

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