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Sid Hemphill & Lucius Smith: Going Away, Won't Be Long*

from Songs of Hard Times: Up, Over & Through (1936​-​1982) by Various Artists

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Vocal and fiddle by Sid Hemphill, banjo by Lucius Smith. Recorded by Alan Lomax and Shirley Collins in Senatobia, Mississippi, September 1959.

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Alan Lomax (1915–2002) was a documentarian, ethnologist, cultural activist, and arguably the foremost folklorist of the 20th century. Over his seven-decade career he collected thousands of audio recordings of folk and traditional music from around the US and the world, and dedicated himself to the pursuit of what he called "cultural equity." 100% of proceeds go to the Assoc. for Cultural Equity. ... more

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