Been All Around This World

Been All Around This World


S1 E1 - I've Been All Around This World

January 30, 2018

In the inaugural episode of "Been All Around This World" we survey Alan Lomax's seven-decade field-recording career, with music from Haiti, Ireland, Mississippi, North Carolina, and the tiny Caribbean island of Carriacou, recorded between 1937 and 1991.


Playlist:


1. Rara St. Therese: Mwen tètè (I Am Stubborn). Members unidentified. Recorded on March 27, 1937, in Carrefour Dufort, Haiti.

2. Tangle Eye (Walter Jackson) with Hard Hat (Willie Lacy), 22 (Benny Will Richardson), and Little Red: When I Went to Leland. Recorded at Parchman Farm (Mississippi State Penitentiary), Sunflower County, Mississippi, November or December 1947.

3. Margaret Barry: She Moved Through the Fair. Recorded in London, England, on November 1, 1953.

4. Georgia Sea Island Singers (Bessie Jones, John Davis, and Emma Ramsey) with Hobart Smith, Ed Young, and Nat Rahmings: That Suits Me. Recorded at St. Simons Island, Georgia, in April 1960.

5. Belton Sutherland: Blues #2. Recorded at the home of Clyde "Judas" Maxwell, Madison County, Mississippi, on September 3, 1978.

6. Sheila Kay Adams: Dinah. Recorded at the home of Dellie Chandler Norton, Sodom Laurel, Burton Cove, Madison County, North Carolina, September 6-7, 1982.


7. Winston Fleary: Marullus's speech from Julius Caesar (Act I, Scene I). Recorded during Shakespeare Mas, Carriacou, Grenada, 1991.