Posted by on September 25, 2018

File: 6672B2

Audio:

Title: Rye Straw

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

Recording Date: 8-15-1942

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Genre: fiddle tune and reel

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

City: Sledge

State: Mississippi

Setting: The Fives

Editor Notes:

Identified on AFS card as “Rice Straw” (which is what Hemphill, at the end of the preceding band, might refer to it as).

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