Posted by on September 25, 2018

File: 6672A2

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Title: Quills tuning / Come On Boys, Let's Go to the Ball (#2)

Subject: Alec (Turpentine) Askew and Sid Hemphill

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Genre: Instrumental

Instrument: four-hole quills and vocal

City: Sledge

State: Mississippi

Setting: The Fives

Editor Notes:

After the tune, Hemphill encourages Askew to play “Emmaline, Take Your Time.” Askew claims to not remember it and nudges Sid to do it. Sid replies, “I’m too old to blow quills.”

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