Posted by on May 8, 2018

File: 6642A4

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Title: Discussion of getting religion; sinful habits; playing music, gambling, and fights at dances.

Subject: Alec Robertson

Recording Date: 7-28-1942

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Genre: spoken

Instrument: vocal

City: Clarksdale

State: Mississippi

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Robertson recounts his sinful behavior before “finding holiness,” and playing music with his band at the house at the Hill plantation. Discussion of differences between white and black dances; gambling, fights, and music at both. Trouble (“shooting spree”) he got into in St. Louis.

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