Posted by on September 25, 2018

File: 6670A3


Title: The Roguish Man (part 2)

Subject: Alan Lomax, Alec (Turpentine) Askew, Lucius Smith, Sid Hemphill, and Will Head

Recording Date: 8-15-1942

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Genre: ballad

Instrument: banjo, bass, drum, fiddle, guitar, and vocal

City: Sledge

State: Mississippi

Setting: The Fives

Editor Notes:

Followed by discussion of Jack Castle, the subject of the ballad. The discs were accessioned in the wrong order, putting the second part of the song before the first.

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