Description: Boyd Rivers (vocal and guitar) and his wife Ruth May Rivers perform "Fire In My Bones" at their home in Canton, Mississippi. Shot by Alan Lomax, John Bishop, and Worth Long, August 30, 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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