Posted by on September 27, 2018

File: 6626B2

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Title: Tent-show monologue

Subject: M.C. Orr

Recording Date: 7-23-1942

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Genre: spoken

Instrument: vocal

City: Clarksdale

State: Mississippi

Setting: Back room of Nelson's Funeral Home

Editor Notes:

Orr recites a monologue from a tent show in which he performed. Identified as “opening routine in show” on AFS card. The section on the preacher and the bear was issued under that name on “The Land Where the Blues Began,” Rounder CD 1861, 2002.

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