Posted by on September 26, 2018

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Title: Toast on Mr. Chatmon and Bud Doggett

Subject: Will Starks

Recording Date: 7-25-1942

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Genre: spoken and toast

Instrument: vocal

City: Clarksdale

State: Mississippi

Setting: at the home of "Buck Asa" (Ulisses Jefferson) and Hopson Plantation

Editor Notes:

Identified as “Toast on Bud Doggett,” but the toast – which Starks attributes to Howard Spann – has more to do with a Mr. Chatmon’s breaking up moonshining operations.

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