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19.02.2010

Abner Jay Live From Stephen Foster Center


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Less art brut and more artist-outside-the-mainstream, I suppose. He is often referred to as an outside artist, and though I suppose that doesn't make him one, the fact that collectors of outsider music have embraced his albums could be seen Abner Jay Live From Stephen Foster Center justification.

Also, "touring the country in his portable 'log cabin', complete with its own PA system, from where he would perform and sell cassettes and LPs, when not in residence at Tom Flynn's Plantation Restaurant in Stone Mountain, Georgia" sort of hints at his status, etiher perceived or justified, as an outsider artist. I played "The Backbone of America" at one of our recent music nightsand one of the other guys there said, and I quote, "That's the hickest thing I've ever heard.

Standard Oil Abner Jay Live From Stephen Foster Center. And it's Sunoco not Sunoco. Nifty tho. The only electric six string banjo you'll ever hear. Abner says the original thirteen are dead, Abner Jay Live From Stephen Foster Center he is half dead. Records by Mail prides itself on maintaining one of the largest selections of rare vinyl records available anywhere—online or off. We are always looking to improve the quality of our service, and we update our database every day, so expect new titles and improvements with alarming frequency.

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He spent many years traveling T S O L T S O L South and playing concerts of "bittersweet but heartfelt comic blues" from his "converted mobile home that opened up into a portable stage, complete with amplification and home furnishings". These concerts, as evidenced in his recordings, were often equal parts spoken word crude humor, [7] jokes, philosophical asides, rants and music.

In the early s, he tried to start a career as a singer on Broadway in New Yorkbut after that failed to materialize - and having some 16 children to support - he instead established himself as a live performer in clubs in and around Atlanta. InJay was interviewed over seven hours by writer Jas Obrecht. The interview was published in Guitar Player magazine that year, drawing wider attention to Jay.

He performed original material that was mostly secular, and subjects ranged from politics, relationships, drugs, war, the bible, the moon landingethnomusicologySouthern culture and depression. Common instruments on Jay's recordings include harmonicadrum kit, a six-string banjo Kurtis Scott If You Feel It Jay claimed was made inand the " bones ", which were chicken and cow bones that had been bleached in the sun and used to create percussion.

He died at a veterans' hospital in Augusta, Georgiainaged For many years, Jay released his music and monologues in editions of less than[7] through his own record label, Brandie Records so-named for his daughter. He released eight albums himself. In Portland -based label Mississippi Records released another compilation of his work, this time on vinyl.

These re-releases helped garner a degree of renewed interest in the artist, including Vice Magazine naming it album of the month Vol.



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7 thoughts on “ Abner Jay Live From Stephen Foster Center

  1. I picked up that Abner Jay CD ("One Man Band", seen in the "the last great Southern black minstrel show" link) a couple of years ago at a little used record store in Osaka. Recommended! It doesn't include the Standard Oil song, though, and I'm really happy to hear it now, thanks to your post, billysumday. I wasn't surprised to hear him break into the Stephen Foster's "My Old Kentucky Home.
  2. Live Fashion Spotlight ° Video Browse channels Sign in to like videos, comment, and subscribe. Abner Jay — Sings and Plays Stephen Foster Favorites (Plantation Records, s) - Duration.
  3. The Backbone of America is a Mule and Cotton - Recorded Live from the Stephen Foster Center (?) (Brandie Records?) Swaunee Water and Cocaine Blues (19??) (Brandie Records?) One Man Band () Subliminal Sounds; True Story of Abner Jay (LP only) () Mississippi Records.
  4. Explore releases from Abner Jay at Discogs. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Abner Jay at the Discogs Marketplace. Abner Jay: Taped from Abner's Albums B Abner Jay: Live From Stephen Foster Center.
  5. Images of the Morgan family at the Stephen Foster Center gathered under tents. Unclear what the occasion is. Type Still Image. flood at the Stephen Foster Center. Date Collection Florida Folklife Collection Abner Jay at the Stephen Foster Center. Date Collection Florida Folklife Collection. Description Eight black and.
  6. Abner Jay discography and songs: Music profile for Abner Jay, born 15 July Genres: Country Blues, Country Soul, Contemporary Folk. Albums include True Story of Abner Jay, Depression / I'm So Depressed, and One Man Band.
  7. p2 Small Die Proof Stephen Foster Ex-alvin Hall B.e.p Wlm Blhg. Dixie By - $1, Dixie By Emmett Stephen Foster Etc Rare Minstrel 1steds 43 Bound Scores. Lot Of - $ Lot Of 3 Civil War Era Song Books Sheet Music Confederate Stephen Foster. Stephen Foster - $

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