Choate Family Folklore 1981-03-22

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Laurie Choate records tales and songs related by her family around the dinner table.

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Interviewee Name: Choate Family Folklore

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Date: March 22, 1981

Location: Laurie Choate

Interviewer: Collected by Laurie Choate

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Contributor: Eunice Choate, Lore: Folk songs (excerpts) sung by her father, "Bessie the heifer", "Shoot the Buffalo", Story, Son Lonnie's premonition while living in England, Contributor: Sonny and Eunice Choate, Lore: story, House in England described, Sonny sees a ghost while living in England, Contributor: Sonny Choate, Lore: story, Furniture moving up and down the stairs by itself, Contributor: Carroll Choate, Lore: story, Carroll sees a flying saucer (incomplete), Grave that glows

Tape 1, Side 2: Contributor: Joyce Choate, Lore: story, Woman afraid of the basement (incomplete), Contributor: Sonny Choate, Lore: stories, Ghost in Borley rectory, Ghost of nun, Bells ringing, Contributor: Carroll Choate, Lore: story, Seeing his first dead body, Contributor: Joyce Choate, Lore: story, Dead body sits up, Contributor: Sonny Choate, Lore: story, Dropped casket and spilled body, Taking the corpse home in an ambulance, Contributor: Sonny Choate, Lore: Story, Selling your soul to a voodoo witch doctor

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