A Tip of the Hat

John Byrne Cooke


Image No. 63-7N-44: A Tip of the Hat

1963 Newport Folk Festival

Always a gentleman, Mississippi John acknowledges the audience's applause as he leaves the stage at the end of his evening performance, while the m.c. prepares to adjust the mike for the next performer.

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