Early history[ edit ] Conjectural map of a mediaeval English manor. The part allocated to 'common pasture' is shown in the north-east section, shaded green. Decaying hedges mark the lines of the straight field boundaries created by the Parliamentary Act of Enclosure of Boldron Moor, County Durham. Throughout the medieval and modern periods, piecemeal enclosure took place in which adjacent strips were fenced off from the common field.
Highway 61 Lake Mary Centreville Mississippi Louisiana introduction W hen I, a white Mississippian, worked as a folklorist in my home state in the sixties and seventies, I set out to study African American music, but the people I met opened my eyes to much more than music.
Each of the musicians I was privileged to record—through interviews, sound recordings, still photography, and film—revealed the fabric of life in their families and communities in powerful ways.
By featuring their voices firsthand in this book, I attempt to give the reader the opportunity to hear, from the inside as much as possible, voices, stories, and music that are the roots of the blues. By trying to capture the faces and surroundings of these musicians through photographs and films that complement and deepen their recorded voices in important ways, I hope to make portraits of the speakers that respect their entire lives and their culture.
These African American musicians speak about and perform musical traditions that are the authentic roots of black music. Hailing from the Delta, as well as from northeastern, central, and southern Mississippi, these musicians represent a wide range of musical traditions that include one-strand instruments, bottle-blowing, fife and drum, hymns, spirituals, the banjo, the fiddle, and prison work chants, all of which helped define the blues.
In this volume, richly varied musical worlds are presented through the voices of the artists themselves. The artistically and emotionally rich profiles of musicians that emerge illuminate both the African American experience and the history and culture of America itself.
But here, in the introduction, I will tell you something about my own background and why seeking out the voices of the blues was so important to me. While my father owned the farm and black families lived and worked for him on the land, both my family and these black families had ancestral roots in the state that dated back to the nineteenth century.
Before telephones and television arrived in the fifties, members of the community either walked or drove to Vicksburg on a gravel road. Today, local residents still orient their lives in relation to Fisher Ferry Road, which passes through the farm and connects it to the outside world.
Residents often study travelers on the road and speculate aloud on where they are headed. Drivers, in turn, blow their horns and wave at friends who sit on porches that face the road. On the farm, my family had daily, if not hourly, interactions with black families in our home and in the fields.
Their lives and ours were intimately linked. When my parents drove to a party in Vicksburg on a Saturday night, a black woman named Virgil Simpson babysat us.
My four siblings and I were quite young, and I remember my parents returned one night around midnight to find us all dancing with Virgil with the radio turned up full blast. They sent us straight to bed, but I never forgot the association of music and dance with freedom.
Some days Virgil walked with us through pastures where we looked for guinea eggs that we found in nests along fencerows.
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Enclosure (sometimes inclosure) was the legal process in England of consolidating (enclosing) small landholdings into larger farms. Once enclosed, use of the land became restricted to the owner, and it ceased to be common land for communal use; in England and Wales the term is also used for the process that ended the ancient system of arable farming in open fields.
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You put a little bit of chain on it, fasten it onto the cage, and just drop it down in the water. When you catch a fish, you put him in that box and set your top down on it.
Can’t no snake get in there. Your fish stay fresh, and when you carry him home he’ll still be alive. I make me dip nets to catch minnows too.