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Three Suitors Who Were Fast Men6630A17-25-1942, ,
The Foolish Boy and the Preachers6630A27-25-1942, , ,
Greensnake6630A37-25-1942, ,
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).

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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.

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

Followed by discussion of animal stories.

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

The Preacher and the Deacon's Wife6631B37-25-1942, ,
Levee camp song (#2)6631B47-25-1942,
Levee camp song (#3)6631B57-25-1942,
The Devil Counts Souls In the Graveyard6631B67-25-1942, ,
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Man Runs Away from the Gunshot6632A27-25-1942, , ,

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

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The Chicken Stealin' Man6632A47-25-1942, , ,

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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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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.

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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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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Toast about preachers6632B47-25-1942, ,

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

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

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The Animals Have A Convention6632B67-25-1942, , ,

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

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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,