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Deary, Don't Be Angry6109A1, , , , , 7-14-1942, , , , ,

Lomax identified Carroll’s bass as a “tin-can bull-fiddle.”

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Kokomo Blues6109A2, , , , , 7-14-1942, , , , ,

Lomax identified Carroll’s bass as a “tin-can bull-fiddle.” “Kokomo” was misheard/misidentified as “Kohoma” on AFS card.

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I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You6109A3, , , , , 7-14-1942, , , , , ,

Lomax identified Carroll’s bass as a “tin-can bull-fiddle.” Followed by discussion of song by Stokes and Dalton, who say they’ve been playing together for 8-10 years.

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Going Away to Make It Lonesome Here6109B1, , , , , 7-14-1942, , , , , ,

Lomax identified Carroll’s bass as a “tin-can bull-fiddle.” Followed by demonstration of the band’s instruments.

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Solider's Joy6109B2, , , , 7-14-1942, , , ,

Lomax identified Carroll’s bass as a “tin-can bull-fiddle.” Followed by Lomax interview with mandolinist James Kelly, native of Pulaski, Tenn., about his repertoire and that of the black and white Pulaski communities.

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Arkansas Traveler6109B3, , , , , 7-14-1942, , , , ,

Lomax identified Carroll’s bass as a “tin-can bull-fiddle.” Followed by Lomax interview with mandolinist James Kelly, native of Pulaski, Tenn., about his repertoire and that of the black and white Pulaski communities.

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Old Joe6109B4, , , , 7-14-1942, , , , ,

Lomax identified Carroll’s bass as a “tin-can bull-fiddle.”

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Washboard solo: breakdown tempo (I)6604A17-14-1942, stokesbreakdown dance-tunewashboardnashvilledavidsontennessee
Washboard solo: blues tempo6604A27-14-1942stokesdance-tunewashboardnashvilledavidsontennessee
Washboard solo: swing tempo (I)6604A37-14-1942stokesdance-tunewashboardnashvilledavidsontennessee
Washboard solo: swing tempo (II)6604A47-14-1942stokesdance-tunewashboardnashvilledavidsontennessee
Washboard solo: breakdown tempo (II)6604A57-14-1942, stokesbreakdown dance-tunewashboardnashvilledavidsontennessee
Washtub bass solo / interview6604A67-14-1942

Identified on AFS card as “cord-can-one-string tuning and interview.” Carroll discusses with Lomax how he started playing his washtub bass. Lomax identified Carroll’s bass as a “tin-can bull-fiddle.”

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Unidentified tune6604A7, ,

Demonstration continues from preceding band, with James Kelly joining on mandolin.

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Deary, Don't Be Angry (fragment)6630B2, , , , 7-14-1942, , , , , dalton kelly stokes carroll umanbreakdown dance-tune skiffleguitar mandolin washboard washtub-bassnashvilledavidsontennessee
Mandolin ambience6630B37-14-1942kellyn-amandolinnashvilledavidsontennessee