Posted by on May 7, 2018

File: 6662B1


Title: Walking Billy/Interview

Subject: Alan Lomax and Tommy (Jaybird) Jones

Recording Date: 7-28-1942

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Genre: dance tune, Instrumental, and spoken

Instrument: piano and vocal

City: Clarksdale

State: Mississippi


Editor Notes:

Interview about the “Walking Billy” and other dances and tunes; ragtime pianists; and the clientele of the joints where Jones would play takes place while he plays the tune.

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