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This recording has an interview and singing performances. [0:00-16:12] The interview is with Izell Wimes. [16:13-21:39] The first performance is of the Catalano family. [21:40-26:24] The second performance is Vietnamese women singing several songs. [26:25-35:29] The third performance is of children.
Cassette Video #
Reel to Reel dub, levels change throughout
0:00-16:12: Izell Wimes, born in Alabama, was 46 and a migrant worker at the time of recording, and either lived in or performed in Portageville, NY. He sings several Gospel songs. 16:13-The Catalano family was an Italian family from Syracuse, singing traditional songs and hymns in Italian. 21:40-26:24: Woman singing in Vietnamese; 26:25- Interviewer youth and children/youth volunteers singing versions of "McDonald's Song" jingle and "Jingle Bells" from Long Island, Rochester and Buffalo regions. They also try to remember the original version.
College Archives, State University of New York at Geneseo
State University of New York at Geneseo
Artists and Specialties
Izell Wimes - Vocals; Anh Truong Demott - Vietnamese (Children's?) Songs
James "Jim" W. Kimball
Release on File
Kimball, James W., "Several Interviews and Performances, 1980s" (2021). KimballARCH Audio. 539.