Posted by on September 27, 2018

File: 6615A1


Title: Stories of a conjure man and blue-gummed people / Toast

Subject: David (Honeyboy) Edwards

Recording Date: 7-22-1942

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Genre: spoken

Instrument: vocal

City: Clarksdale

State: Mississippi

Setting: (suggested by Chris Smith to be the Delta Tourist Courts, 1600 N. State St. in Clarksdale)., and Identified by Lomax as the Delta Tourist Camp

Editor Notes:

Discussion of a conjuror (“conjur man”) named Uncle Tom; recitation of a dirty toast learned from a man from St. Louis; and talk on blue-gummed people.

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