Interview with and music performance by blues guitarist Sammy Lee Williams

Date: April 13, 1980

Source: S1576 , T83-90

Type: Sound

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  • Sad Sad Day
  • Interview
  • Get On Down Baby
  • What'd I Say
  • Interview
  • I Got a Woman
  • Step Up a Little Bit Bigger

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  • One reel to reel recording. Poor recording. Williams discusses moving to Florida, playing with Muddy Waters and Slim Hopper, performing for white audiences, and performs with his electric guitar and harmonica. These are field recordings from the Florida Record Project. That project, along with work for the North Florida Project, resulted in the two-album recording, Drop On Down in Florida.

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