Posted by on September 26, 2018

File: 6648A2


Title: Shuffling/catching ties (#1)

Subject: Elias Boykin and Houston Bacon

Recording Date: 8-8-1942

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Genre: spoken and work song

Instrument: percussion and vocal

City: Clarksdale

State: Mississippi

Setting: (suggested by Chris Smith to be the Delta Tourist Courts and Identified by Lomax as the Delta Tourist Camp

Editor Notes:

Reenactment of lining/joining track with assorted work song verses. Bacon keeps time by striking a tie.

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