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Posted By: Brian Peters
16-Jul-18 - 11:35 AM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
I think I am right in saying he didn't collect from black informants in the Appalachians, but I confess I've never checked

Just two individuals, Jim, most notably Aunt Maria Tomes (or Tombs) of Nellysford, Va who, Sharp recorded, "sang very beautifully in a wonderfully musical way and with clear and perfect intonation".