Jack Dappa Blues Interview W/ Mary Hurt Wright

Published by Lamont Jack Pearley   On this part one episode of a two part series, I have the honor to speak to the great grand daughter of Mississippi John Hurt, Mary Hurt Wright, who shares with us her upbringing in Mississippi with her parents and grandfather which opened her eyes to the importance of not only her Grandfather’s legacy, but the legacy she’s building by preserving his.      

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The Social Implications of the Negro Spiritua

Published by Lamont jack Pearley In my studies and research, I was reminded of an article written by John Lovell and I encourage yu all to read it. I will be conducting a thesis or utilizing it in an upcoming video.   The Social Implications of the Negro Spiritual* JOHN LOVELL, JR. Early Criticism of Spirituals May 30, 1867 is an important date in the history of Negro culture. On that date, in the New York Nation, there appeared a notice of the first attempt to collect and understand Negro…

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