Posted by on September 27, 2018

File: 6615B1

Audio:

Title: Test (Unidentified blues)

Subject: David (Honeyboy) Edwards

Recording Date: 7-22-1942

Alternative Title:

Genre: blues

Instrument: guitar, harmonica, and 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:

Identified as “test” on AFS card. Aural evidence suggests this could be Edwards’ performance that appears in Lomax’s Clarksdale film footage.

Technical Notes:

Marred by intense speed fluctuations.

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