Description: Dennis McGee, vocal and fiddle, with secondeur Sady Courville, performing a tune he originally recorded (with secondeur Ernest Fruge) in 1929. Shot by Lomax and crew at McGee's home in Eunice, Louisiana, August-September 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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