in Greenville, Mississippi - November, 1916

from Ragged but right / Lynn Abbott, page 215:

Well, it seemed as though both shows were waiting for one to break the ice on the streets, though each show was at a different depot, and it was unhandy to see which one would leave their car first, but again it appeared that both shows must have left at the same time, only Silas Green had picked their concert spot and was playing when Mahoney's Mobile parade was sighted coming nearer and nearer, until they reached where Silas Green was. And, believe me, those darkeys were looking some hot and playing some music. Silas Green Band left the circle first, after receiving many hands from both …   more >>

cite as

Lynn Abbott and Doug Seroff (ed.), Ragged but right / Lynn Abbott (Jackson, 2007), p. 215. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1447167863623 accessed: 7 April, 2020

location of experience: Greenville, Mississippi

Listening to

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Mahoney's Mobile Minstrels performed by Mahoney's Mobile Minstrels
Silas Green band performed by Silas Green

Experience Information

Date/Time November, 1916
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by acusworth on Tue, 10 Nov 2015 15:04:23 +0000
Approved on Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:16:13 +0000