Monday, January 24, 2011

Sam Chatmon Performs "The Preacher and the Bear"

Above, from the Alan Lomax Archive, something to accompany this review of "the first biography of the renegade folklorist who, says John Szwed, 'changed not only how everyone listened to music but even how they viewed America'" — The Catcher of Songs. "Alan Lomax proved that the poorest places held some of the richest cultural treasures." More of this legend heard here — Three From Sam Chatmon.

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