John Edwards memorial collection, 1972.


John Edwards memorial collection, 1972.

Interview with Frank "Harmonica" Floyd (1908- ), Anglo-American harmonica player and guitarist, who performed in medicine shows and carnivals, touring throughout the South and Southwest, and recorded as a blues artist with Sam Phillips's Sun Records in Memphis, Tenn., in 1951. His performance style showed distinctive African-American influences.

1 sound recording.

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Phillips, Samantha (person)

Earle, Eugene (person)

Eugene Earle was born in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, in 1926. In addition to amassing a large collection of country and western, blues, and jazz sound recordings, he also became a discographer and a founder and president of the John Edwards Memorial Foundation (JEMF). Earle is also responsible for rediscovering and recording a number of country musicians, including Doc Watson, Jimmie Tarlton, and the Carolina Tarheels. From the description of Eugene Earle collection, 1939-1980s. WorldCa...

Sun records (corporateBody)

Floyd, Frank, 1908-1984 (person)