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Horace Sprott

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Horace Sprott

Horace Sprott has been played on NTS in shows including Death Is Not The End, featured first on 12 October 2015. Songs played include Mama, Don't Treat Your Daughter Mean.

Alabama songster and harmonica player Horace Sprott was born February 2, 1890, the son of former slave Bessie Ford, and his surname was taken from the Sprott Plantation where he was born. He took up guitar and harmonica and was soon playing a mix of blues, work songs, spirituals, and old slave songs at local functions and parties in the area. Sprott reportedly got himself into some trouble, however, and ended up spending a stretch…

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Mama, Don't Treat Your Daughter Mean
Horace Sprott
Folkways Records1955
Mama, Don't Treat Your Daughter Mean
Horace SprottFolkways Records1955
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