Sam Chatmon: Make Me A Pallet On the Floor (1978)
Alan Lomax Archive
Published on Nov 16, 2011
Sam Chatmon performs “Make Me A Pallet On the Floor,” vocal and guitar. Shot by Alan Lomax, John Bishop, and Worth Long at Sam Chatmon’s home, Hollandale, Mississippi, August 1978.
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Wow, man, another legendary pioneer of the Blues. These are real, heartfelt blues from the “inventors” of the Blues. Men who never knew anything but The Blues and are, therefore, to be cherished and preserved as a treasure of humanity.