Everywhere I Look This Morning
Posted in 1930s,Field Recording on 05.15.07

Today we are featuring a couple of tracks recorded in 1936 by John Lomax at the Richmond Penitentiary. The first track is Clifton Wright who has an sweet, sweet voice and can get up and hit those high and lonesome notes with ease. I can’t help but think that he would have recorded some amazing numbers if he was able to get into a studio. Next is Joe Lee who accompanies himself with foottapping and banging on a body of guitar – he is another great talent that wasn’t able to flourish because of of his situation.

Clifton Wright – Everywhere I Look This Morning
Joe Lee – Jesus Made Me Just What I Am (1936)


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By gustavoblues on 05.16.07 11:15 am

Great es ever!!!

By Colin Mills on 02.26.08 11:47 am

Is Joe Lee’s “Jesus made me just what I am” really only just 1m 11s long (986 kb) – I can’t get any more to download, but it sounds a bit short!!

Regards, Colin

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