Big Joe Williams and Friends Going Back to Crawford, and: Black Appalachia String Bands, Songsters and Hoedowns (Music Review)

Big Joe Williams and Friends Going Back to Crawford (Arhoolie, 1999)

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Big Joe Williams and Friends Going Back to Crawford, and: Black Appalachia String Bands, Songsters and Hoedowns (Music Review)

by Gavin James Campbell
Southern Cultures, Vol. 5, No. 4: Winter 1999

Arhoolie, 1999; Rounder, 1999

A native of Crawford, Mississippi, Big Joe Williams was convinced that his hometown was full of blues talent that deserved attention. In 1971 he convinced Arhoolie’s president, Chris Strachwitz, to record some of Crawford’s home-grown talent.

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