Interview with and music performance by Ike Ward

Type:

Sound

Date:

1980?

Item:

Audio recording

Series:

S1576

Item ID:

T-83-88

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Collector or Fieldworker

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Title of Work

  • Interview
  • Jesus Told Me So
  • Unidentified song
  • Interview
  • You Got to Move
  • Interview
  • Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross
  • Interview

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General Note/Comment

  • One reel to reel recording. Over one hundred years old at the time of the recording, Ward talks about blues music, visiting Africa after the war, and his life. In 1980, he still performed at local social functions. These are field recordings from the Florida Record Project. That project, along with work for the North Florida Project, resulted in the two-album recording, Drop On Down in Florida.

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