Interview with and music performance by blues musician Moses Williams

Date: March 11, 1980

Source: S1576 , T83-86

Type: Sound

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  • One reel to reel recording. Moses Williams was originally from Mississippi. He moved to Florida in the 1950s. He played the diddly bow, a one-string homemade musical instrument, also called a "yakkedy board." Images from this performance can be found in S 1577, box 17, folder 78 (along with more information on the diddly bow). More from this field recording session can be found in S 1576, box 3, C80-6; and T81-15.

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