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Title
John Garst duplication project collection John Garst duplication project collection
Type
Audio
Genre Form
folk music
sound recording
Interviews (Sound recordings)
Field recordings.
Identified By
Lccn: 2006700217
Summary
Collection of sound tape recordings of secular folk music, ballads, and sacred vocal music recorded in the Southern States and collected by John Garst. Includes folk music performed on banjo, dulcimer, and fiddle, unaccompanied songs and ballads, gospel music, and spirituals. Approximately half of this collection is shape-note singing from the Sacred Harp, Social Harp, and other hymnals, recorded from various groups in Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia, in homes, churches, singing conventions, and recording studios. Many of these recordings were made by R. A. Stewart, a hymn leader. John Garst recorded shape-note singing at the University of Georgia and at Primitive Baptist and other churches in Georgia. There are a few recordings dubbed from television programs; and an interview with Alonzo Hodges. Typescript page in the collection, dated 1966, has various sets of lyrics to the song "Little Joe."
Capture
Date: 1961-XX-XX/1975-XX-XXTX::00
Original recordings made at various locations in North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi by William Henry Koon, R. A. Stewart, John F. Garst, T. Walsh, and several recording studios.
Authorized Access Point
Garst, John F., John Garst duplication project collection
Authorized Access Point Variant
Proffitt, Frank, John Garst duplication project collection
Lunsford, Bascom Lamar, 1882-1973, John Garst duplication project collection
Watson, Doc, John Garst duplication project collection
Sea Island Singers, John Garst duplication project collection