Description: Algia Mae Hinton (vocal and guitar) plays a blues while James "Junior" Thomas and friends flat-foot. Shot by Alan Lomax and crew at Hinton's home in Johnston County, North Carolina, July 29, 1983.
About the session: Cloggers and buck dancers; bluegrass and string bands; white gospel groups; stories, folktales, and ballads from coal miners, tobacco farmers, and former bootleggers, filmed in Virginia, Tennessee, and Kentucky. Performers include Ray Hicks, Nimrod Workman, Tommy Jarrell, and Raymond Fairchild, the man reputed to be the fastest banjo player in the world.
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