Posted by on September 25, 2018

File: 6671B1

Audio:

Title: Arkansas Traveler

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

Recording Date: 8-15-1942

Alternative Title:

Genre: dance tune, lyric song, and reel

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

City: Sledge

State: Mississippi

Setting: The Fives

Editor Notes:

Followed by solo demonstrations of each instruments’ part and their tunings . (Smith’s kazoo only comes in here.)

Technical Notes:

Corrected to +0.234 / 101.36%

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