Description: A performance by Morven, Georgia's Mighty Gospel Clouds, at an unidentified A.M.E. church in Arkabutla, Mississippi. The group consisted of Nathaniel Edwards, Glenn Donaldson, Solomon Edwards, Donald Edwards, Tommy Lee Goins, and Willie Lee Henry. Shot by Alan Lomax, John Bishop, and Worth Long, August 27, 1978.
About the session: Bluesmen; fife-and-drum ensembles; former muleskinners and railroad tie-tampers; and tall-tale reciters. Performers include Skip James collaborator Jack Owens, diddley-bow player Lonnie Pitchford, fife legend Otha Turner, and R. L. Burnside in his first film appearance.
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