Posted by on September 25, 2018

File: 6672A3


Title: Emmaline, Take Your Time

Subject: Alan Lomax and Sid Hemphill

Recording Date: 8-15-1942

Alternative Title:

Genre: Instrumental

Instrument: ten-hole quills and vocal

City: Sledge

State: Mississippi

Setting: The Fives

Editor Notes:

Followed by interview with Hemphill about learning to play the quills, which he had from a Jeems Lomax. “Must be kin to me,” says Alan. Sid is playing ten-hole quills and blows each note for demonstration.

Technical Notes:

Online Resources: