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Country Blues4769A18-30-1941,

Followed by interview with Alan Lomax about the song, Robert Johnson, Son House, his tunings, style, and musicianship.

I Be's Troubled4769A28/30/1941,

Followed by interview with Alan Lomax about the song, Robert Johnson, Son House, his tunings, style, and musicianship.

Country Blues (duplicate)4770A18-30-1941,

Duplicate (from preservation reel) of 4769A1. Followed by interview with Alan Lomax about the song, Robert Johnson, Son House, his tunings, style, and musicianship.

I Be's Troubled (duplicate)4770A28/30/1941,

Duplicate (from preservation reel) of 4769A2. Followed by interview with John Work about the song’s composition and his repertoire playing for dances.

Ramblin' Kid Blues (fragment)6628A1, , , 7-24-1942, , ,

Fragmentary machine/microphone test.

Ramblin' Kid Blues (fragment)6628A6, , , 7-24-1942, , ,
Rosalie6628A7, , , 7-24-1942Rosa Lee, , ,
Joe Turner Blues6628A8, , , 7-24-1942, , ,

With spoken interjections by the rest of the group.

G on pitch pipe6628A97-24-1942
Pearlie May Blues6628B1, , , 7-24-1942, , ,
Take A Walk With Me6628B2, 7-24-1942,
Burr Clover Blues6628B3, 7-24-1942,

Discussion about composition follows. Morganfield says he wrote it in ’40.

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[Blank]6629A2
Cornfield holler (#2)6629B47-24-1942

Followed by discussion about song, which he learned from his brother. End is compromised by disc noise.

Joe Turner Blues (false start)6629B5, 7-24-1942, ,
Joe Turner Blues6629B6, 7-24-1942, ,