Suggested Reading, Recordings, and Links
Bartis, Peter. A Preliminary Classification System for Hollers in the United States. M. A.
Thesis, Folklore. Chapel Hill, N.C., 1974.
Godwin, Ermon H., and Oscar M. Bizzell. Hollerin' Revived At Spivey's Corner. Clinton, N.C.: Sampson County Historical Society, 1993.
Stinson, Craig. “Folk Festivals; Hollerin’ Contest.” In William S. Powell, ed.
Encyclopedia of North Carolina (University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill, N.C., 2006), http://ncpedia.org/hollerin-contest
Todd, Billy. “Rich Tradition of Hollerin’ Contest Enters its 41st Year,” The Sampson
Wilson, Mark. “Hollerin’” (notes accompanying the LP album, Hollerin’).
Hollerin’. Recorded by Bill Nowlin, Bill Phillips, and Mark Wilson. Notes by Mark Wilson.
Somerville, Mass.: Rounder Records, 1976.
Negro Folk Music of Alabama, Vol. 1: “Secular Music.” New York: Folkways Records, 1960.
Stewart, W.D. “Levee Camp Holler,” black field holler recorded by Alan Lomax at the
Parchman Prison in Mississippi, Dec. 1947, on the website of the Association for Cultural Equity: http://research.culturalequity.org/rc-b2/audio-ix-recording.jsp?d-446288-p=2
Films and Videorecordings
Hollerin'. 33 min., color and b&w. Produced by Tamera Brooks. [Franklin, Tenn.:] Mulberry
Street Films, 2000.
Mouth Music. 25 min., color. Produced by Blaine Dunlap and Sol Korine for Georgia Public
Television’s Southbound Series, 1981
We Are Arabbers. 1 hr., 21 min., color. Produced by Scott Kecken and Joy Lusco Kecken, The
Film Foundry, 2004.
ibiblio website: http://www.ibiblio.org/hollerin/history.htm
National Hollerin’ Contest Website: http://nationalhollerincontest.com/Contact_Us.php
Acknowledgements to: Compiled by Dr. Daniel Patterson