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Going to Fishing4781B3, , 9-3-1941, , , fiddlin leroy williebblueslake-cormorantdesotomississippiclack
Sweet Lamb of God6609A17-19-1942, ,

Followed by discussion of song.

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Preacher Let Your Heart Catch On Fire6609A27-19-1942, ,

Followed by discussion of song and having the Holy Ghost in his heart.

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In New Jerusalem6609A37-19-1942, , turnerjuniorsacred-songclarksdalecoahomamississippi
In New Jerusalem6609A47-19-1942, , turnerjuniorsacred-songclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Traveling On6609A57-19-1942, , turnerjuniorsacred-songclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Minglewood Blues6609B47-19-1942, , ,

Erroneously identified on AFS card as “Manuwat Blues.”

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Spiking down6648A18-8-1942,

Reenactment of spiking railroad ties with fragments of work song and reminiscences about various characters on the crew. Bacon keeps time by striking a tie.

Identified by Lomax as the Delta Tourist Camp (suggested by Chris Smith to be the Delta Tourist Courts • 1600 N. State St. in Clarksdale)

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Shuffling/catching ties (#1)6648A2, 8-8-1942, , ,

Reenactment of lining/joining track with assorted work song verses. Bacon keeps time by striking a tie.

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Shuffling/catching ties (#2)6648B, 8-8-1942, ,

Reenactment of lining/joining track with assorted work song verses (e.g., “I Got A Bulldog”; “Stewball”). Followed by discussion of the work song “Jumpin’ Julie/Judy.”

Identified by Lomax as the Delta Tourist Camp (suggested by Chris Smith to be the Delta Tourist Courts • 1600 N. State St. in Clarksdale)

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Lining/calling track6650A, 8-8-1942, ,

Reenactment of track-lining with assorted lining-song fragments (some vulgar). Bacon keeps time by striking a tie. Identified as “Lining or calling track” on AFS card, although Bacon and Boykin state at the disc’s end that this is called “calling track… nothin’ but call.”

Identified by Lomax as the Delta Tourist Camp (suggested by Chris Smith to be the Delta Tourist Courts • 1600 N. State St. in Clarksdale)

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