Blowing Harp

John Byrne Cooke


Image No. 63-2N-31: Blowing Harp

1963 Newport Folk Festival

Sonny Terry cupped his harmonica, he patted it, he slapped it, he moved his left hand in countless ways to produce the exuberant sounds he coaxed from his mouth harps.

Photo of Brownie McGhee
with Mississippi John Hurt

Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee