Folk Radio: WATCH: DOM FLEMONS – GOING DOWN THE ROAD (SONG OF THE DAY)

 

In the extensive and incredibly informative 40-page booklet that accompanies Dom Flemonslatest album ‘Black Cowboys’ (Smithsonian Folkways), on which he pays tribute to the music, culture, and the complex history of the golden era of the Wild West, he quotes from an interview with professor and author Mike Searles from a 2010 NPR interview:

The liner notes are filled with history and some incredible images, some of which are family photos from Dom Flemons’s personal collection, historical photos from various archives, and tintype photographs shot by Timothy Duffy including one of Dom’s wife Vania Kinard who “brings to life a striking black western woman.”

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