Sunday, July 17, 1960
Wade Walton's "Rooster Blues" was recorded at the "Big 6 Barbershop" of Clarksdale, MS by Chris A. Strachwitz with assistance from Mr. and Mrs. Paul Oliver.
Sunday, July 24, 1960
In one week from previous session, Wade Walton (razor stropping) combined efforts with Robert Curtis Smith (guitar, speech) to record "Barbershop Rhythm" at the "Big 6 Barbershop" of Clarksdale, MS. Recording was made by Arhoolie's Chris Strachwitz with assistance from Mr. and Mrs. Paul Oliver. Robert Curtis Smith, on his own, recorded "I Hope One Day My Luck Will Change".
Friday, February 25, 1927
Foremost Blues historian and scholar, author of numerous books on Blues and other forms of African-American music, Paul Oliver was born in Nottingham, England.