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Three Suitors Who Were Fast Men6630A17-25-1942, , asaspoken storyvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
The Foolish Boy and the Preachers6630A27-25-1942, , , asajoke spoken storyvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Greensnake6630A37-25-1942, , asaspoken storyvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Interview about storytelling, his biography, Bud Doggett, and tough guys6630A4, 7-25-1942,

Discussion of learning the preceding story from a Walter Hutton, storytelling style, his own biography, the late plantation manager Bud Doggett, tough guys (including a Jack Devil).

lomax asaspokenvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
[Blank]6631A17-25-1942,

The LC Recording Lab identifies four separate bands before the music begins on this disc side. They are here condensed into one for the purposes of this catalog.

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Mr. Bear and Mr. Rabbit (#1)6631A27-25-1942, , asaspoken storyvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Mr. Bear and Mr. Rabbit (#2)6631A37-25-1942, ,

Followed by discussion of animal stories.

asaspoken storyvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Three Sons Look for Their Fortune6631A47-25-1942, , asaspoken storyvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
The Woman Who Never Had No Man6631A57-25-1942, , asaspoken storyvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Get Up In the Morning Soon (fragment)6631A67-25-1942Keep My Skillet Good and Greasy, , asalyric-song reelvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Get Up In the Morning Soon6631A77-25-1942, , asalyric-song reelvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Casey Jones6631A87-25-1942, , asalyric-song reelvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Levee camp song (#1)6631B17-25-1942, asahollervocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Toast on Mr. Chatmon and Bud Doggett6631B27-25-1942, ,

Identified as “Toast on Bud Doggett,” but the toast – which Starks attributes to Howard Spann – has more to do with a Mr. Chatmon’s breaking up moonshining operations.

willstarksspoken toastvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
The Preacher and the Deacon's Wife6631B37-25-1942, , asaspoken storyvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Levee camp song (#2)6631B47-25-1942, asahollervocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Levee camp song (#3)6631B57-25-1942, asahollervocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
The Devil Counts Souls In the Graveyard6631B67-25-1942, , asaspoken storyvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
[Blank]6632A17-25-1942, n-an-an-aclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Man Runs Away from the Gunshot6632A27-25-1942, , ,

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asajoke spoken storyvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
The Lawyer, the Bookkeeper, and the Tramp Go to Mary6632A37-25-1942, , ,

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asajoke spoken storyvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
The Chicken Stealin' Man6632A47-25-1942, , ,

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asajoke spoken storyvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
[Blank]6632A57-25-1942, n-an-an-aclarksdalecoahomamississippi
[Blank]6632A67-25-1942, n-an-an-aclarksdalecoahomamississippi
The Queen of Africa (#1)6632A77-25-1942, , ,

Possibly so entitled to obscure the bawdy content – there is no mention of Africa in the story.

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kingjoke spoken storyvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Shine and the Titanic (#1)6632A87-25-1942, ,

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[Blank]6632A97-25-1942,

The LC Recording Lab identifies three separate bands concluding this disc side. They are here condensed into one for the purposes of this catalog.

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The Queen of Africa (#2)6632B17-25-1942, , ,

Possibly so entitled to obscure the bawdy content – there is no mention of Africa in the story.

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kingjoke spoken storyvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Shine and the Titanic (#2)6632B27-25-1942, ,

Following the recitation, King gives his age as 28 and says he lives nearby.

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kingspoken storyvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
[Blank]6632B37-25-1942, n-an-an-aclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Toast about preachers6632B47-25-1942, ,

Identified on AFS card as “Preacher and the Lady.”

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kingspoken toastvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
The Railroad Men Go to Town6632B57-25-1942, , ,

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willstarksjoke spoken storyvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
The Animals Have A Convention6632B67-25-1942, , ,

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The Lady Washing at the Spring6632B77-25-1942, , ,

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willstarksjoke spoken storyvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Stewball6632B87-25-1942Skewball,

Lomax volunteers verses that Starks doesn’t know. Followed by discussion of his father singing and fiddling the song; Lomax fishes for “Barbara Allen” and “Frankie and Albert.”

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Frankie and Albert (#1)6633A17-25-1942,

Starks says he learned this on a sawmill job in 1910.

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Frankie and Albert (#2)6633A27-25-1942, willstarksballadvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi