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Author McDowell, Fred. Performer.

Title Fred McDowell [sound recording] : the first recordings.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Rounder Records, p1998.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    MJB MCDO FR M18CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Portrait(s)
The Alan Lomax collection
Alan Lomax collection,
Note In part previously unissued recordings.
Compact disc.
Program notes and vocal texts ([20] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents I'm going down the river (with Fanny Davis, comb, Miles Pratcher, guitar) -- 61 Highway blues -- Wished I was in heaven sitting down -- When the train come along (with Sidney Carter, Rose Hemphill, vocals) -- Shake 'em on down (with Fanny Davis, comb, Miles Pratcher, guitar) -- Worried mind -- Woke up this morning with my mind on Jesus -- You done told everybody -- Keep your lamps trimmed and burning (with Annie Mae McDowell, vocals) -- What's the matter now -- Good morning little schoolgirl -- I want Jesus to walk with me (with James Shorty, vocals) -- Keep your lamps trimmed and burning (instrumental) -- You're gonna be sorry (with Fanny Davis, comb, Miles Pratcher, guitar).
Performer Fred McDowell, vocals, guitar; with additional vocalists and instrumentalists.
Event Recorded Sept. 21-25, 1959, Como, Miss.
Subject Blues (Music) -- Mississippi -- Delta (Region) -- 1951-1960.
African Americans -- Mississippi -- Delta (Region) -- Music.
Added Author Davis, Fannie.
Pratcher, Miles.
Carter, Sidney.
Hemphill, Rose.
McDowell, Annie Mae.
Shorty, James.
Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002-
Added Title First recordings
Standard No. 1166117182
Music No. CD 1718 Rounder

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