Episode 80: John Lomax III (Part 1)

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John talks about his grandfather documenting cowboy songs in the late 1800s, Carl Sandburg, Studs Terkel, John Sr. and Alan Lomax recording Lead Belly in Angola Prison, discovering folk singers in churches and prisons, finding Muddy Waters at Stovall Plantation, Honeyboy Edwards, Ironhead Baker, making recordings on horseback, traveling in a Model A Ford, Lightnin’ Hopkins Stories, Mance Lipscomb stories, Les Blank films, his family’s legacy, etc.