Kind Sir, I See You've Come Again

Primary Performer/Group

Description

Sister and brother Texas Gladden and Hobart Smith were born in Saltville, (Smyth & Washington Counties) Virginia (1895 and 1897 respectively). Texas had a known repertoire of some two hundred songs. Hobart was a multi-instrumentalist (fiddle, guitar, banjo, and piano). They were already well known performers when Alan Lomax recorded Hobart in 1942 and both went on to have commercial releases separately and together for Folk-Legacy, Folkways, and Rounder Records. These extensive interviews with them were recorded by Alan Lomax during a 1946 visit they made to New York to perform at Columbia University.
Decca Studios

Date

1946

Type

Sound Music

Citation

Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College

Rights

These recordings are a gift of the Association for Cultural Equity. Their use is limited to research, educational, scientific, and scholarly purposes. Reproduction and/or distribution requires clearances from all applicable rights holders. For information on clearances contact the Association for Cultural Equity, 450 West 41st Street, Room 606, New York, NY 10036. (212) 268-4623. staff@culturalequity.org.

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