Description: John Dee Holeman, James "Junior" Thomas, and an unidentified man sing "Wade In the Water." Shot by Alan Lomax and crew at Algia Mae 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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