I don't know of voice recordings of Johnson, but are you aware of the
reference to him in blues and lyric folksongs about the ocean liner Titanic?
I don't have any discographic citations handy, but others who monitor this
list (Dick Spottswood?) might:
Jack Johnson wanted to get on board
[They] said. "This ship don't haul no coal..."
Sorry I'm not able to provide more details at the moment, but good luck in
Western Folklife Center
----- Original Message -----
From: Neal Lavon <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, November 05, 2003 11:03 AM
Subject: [ARSCLIST] Jack Johnson
> I am looking for any voice recordings of former heavyweight champion Jack
> Johnson. Johnson was champion from 1908 to 1915. He lived to the mid
> Any suggestions or known recordings would be appreciated.
> Neal Lavon
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