Title: Interview about sacred songwriting and old-time reels and songs
Subject: Alan Lomax and Charles Haffer, Jr.
Recording Date: 7-23-1942
Setting: Back room of Nelson's Funeral Home
Discussion of songwriting and inspirations. Interspersed with sung example of “Precious Lord, Stand By Me.” Haffer discusses singing reels for candy-knockings, corn-shucking, and dances. Stagolee and Frankie and Johnny are mentioned.