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Vera Hall

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Vera Hall

Vera Hall has been played on NTS in shows including Throwing Shade, featured first on 8 December 2013. Songs played include Black Woman, Boll Weevil Holler and No Room At The Inn/The Last Month Of The Year.

Adell Hall Ward, known as Vera Hall, (born in Payneville, Alabama in 1902, died in 1964) was an American folk singer. She grew up near Livingston, Alabama.

In Livingston in 1937, Hall met John Avery Lomax, an ethnomusicologist who recorded American folk music. Lomax recorded Hall singing numerous songs that were put into the United States Library of Congress for preservation. Lomax's son, Alan, also championed Vera Hall –…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Black Woman
Vera Hall
Ethnic Folkways Library1977
Black Woman
Vera HallEthnic Folkways Library1977
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Boll Weevil Holler
Vera Hall
London Records, London American Recordings, London Atlantic1960
Boll Weevil Holler
Vera HallLondon Records, London American Recordings, London Atlantic1960
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No Room At The Inn/The Last Month Of The Year
Vera Ward Hall
Rounder Records1997
No Room At The Inn/The Last Month Of The Year
Vera Ward HallRounder Records1997
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Trouble So Hard
Vera Hall
Atlantic1961
Trouble So Hard
Vera HallAtlantic1961
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The Wild Ox Moan
Vera Hall
Atlantic1960
The Wild Ox Moan
Vera HallAtlantic1960
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