Note: Discussion of the Devil and the fiddle. Lomax tells Texas and Hobart about the myths of the Devil teaching fiddlers to play. Texas and Hobart have never heard of these, but Hobart mentions the fiddle tune “John Brown Dreamt the Devil was Dead.” Texas makes an astute point by saying that perhaps John Brown dreamed the Devil was dead so he would no longer feel guilty about playing sinful music.
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