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Title: John Quincy Wolf listening to singer
Keywords: Faculty;Images;People;Wolf, John Quincy, 1901-1972
Issue Date: 1965
Publisher: Memphis, Tenn. : Rhodes College
Abstract: John Quincy Wolf, Jr. was an English professor at Southwestern at Memphis (now Rhodes College) from 1937 until his retirement in 1971 and a self-trained folklorist. He began recording regional folk musicians in the 1950s and discovered several important singers, including Jimmy Driftwood. He also recorded a number of Memphis area blues and jug band musicians like Bukka White, Gus Cannon, and Furry Lewis. In the 1960s Wolf recorded many shape-note singers in north Mississippi and Alabama.
Description: Received from Communications in 2010.
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