Blind Johnny Brown playing his resonator guitar and singing blues for a field tape.

Blind Johnny Brown playing his resonator guitar and singing blues for a field tape.


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  • FP78388

Year

  • 1978

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General Note

  • The resonator guitar, which is a type of dobro, that Johnny Brown is playing was likely modified to look the way it does. One possibilty is that Brown used a radio cone speaker and inserted it into the dobro, thus allowing it to resonate and change the sound. Or it may simply be an off-brand wood bodied Dobro/Resonator guitar, which are fairly common.

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  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 5 x 4 in.

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Blind Johnny Brown playing his resonator guitar and singing blues for a field tape.
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Chicago Manual of Style

Blind Johnny Brown playing his resonator guitar and singing blues for a field tape. 1978. Black & white photoprint, 5 x 4 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/242077>, accessed 20 May 2019.

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Blind Johnny Brown playing his resonator guitar and singing blues for a field tape. 1978. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 20 May. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/242077>.

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(State Archives of Florida)