[AFRICAN AMERICANS] [APPALACHIA]
1st Annual John Henry Memorial Authentic Blues & Gospel Festival. August 31 - September 2, 1973
Charleston, WV: John Henry Memorial Committee, 1973. First Edition. Memorial booklet for the first annual John Henry Memorial Blues Festival, held Fitzpatrick's Park in Beckley, WV in 1973. The three-day festival included performances by more than 20 traditional musicians from the Appalachian region, including Johnny Shines, Nimrod Workman, Uncle Homer Walker, C.C. Richardson, and many others. Rare; not located via OCLC; none others in commerce. Octavo (21.5cm). Staple-bound, pictorial wrappers; [32pp]; illus. Fine.