Interview with Marvin

Title

Interview with Marvin "Mark" Hamilton, Black Creek, NY, August, 1989

Files

Description

This is one interview with Marvin "Mark" Hamilton and family members. The interview spans across three recordings and in each recording it is split between Mark discussing things and playing music. The main things Mark discuss are his childhood, the history of the venues he performed at, and the lives of his fellow performers. In terms of music, all three recordings have Mark playing square dance tunes and folk songs. After each performance Mark talks about the history of each tune and what the calls mean.

Notes

Cassette No. ADD_005 & ADD_006 & ADD_007

Event Date

1989-08-31

Location

Artist's Home, Black Creek, NY; Allegany County

Artists and Specialties

Marvin "Mark" Hamilton - Calling, Fiddle; James "Jim" W. Kimball - Pump Organ; Katie Hamilton - Vocals

Instruments

Accordion, Fiddle

Interviewer

James "Jim" W. Kimball

File Format

MP3

File Size

180.4 MB

File Length

1900-01-00

Original Format

Cassette

Unique Identifier

JKC_Caller_HamiltonMark_19890831_1of3

Publication Date

3-23-2021

Rights

College Archives, State University of New York at Geneseo

Source

State University of New York at Geneseo

Interview with Marvin

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