Note: It's unclear whether the "dingle bow" is held in the mouth like an Ozark mouth bow or "picking bow," or whether it's held in the lap. Lomax declines to have it described on the disc and instead says "we'll take a picture of it," but no picture seems to have survived.
About the session: After recording the annual Alabama Sacred Harp Convention in Birmingham, Alan Lomax and George Pullen Jackson visited sisters-in-law Effie Wilson and Addina Palmore Wilson in Marrowbone, Kentucky, where they recorded them singing play-party songs and ballads with dulcimer and "dingle bow" accompaniment.
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