Rev. Emmett Dickinson
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Rev. Emmett Dickinson

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Between 1929 and 1931, the Rev. Emmett Dickinson recorded over 20 sermons, primarily for the Paramount label, and though little else is known of his life, these recordings offer a remarkable glance at one of the most intriguing and elusive figures of early race recording history. Dickinson's sermons are less significant for their delivery or style than for their subject matter, most notably their surprising, recurring references to the blues. Dickinson addressed this subject dir... Read more

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