Walker Family Singers :: Panola County Spirit

In the mid-2000s producer Michael Reilly joined a group of friends -- most of whom worked as music supervisors for television and film -- on a trip to the South, guided by advice from the staff at the Alan Lomax Archive. One of those places visited was Como, Mississippi, near the heart of the Mississippi Delta. home to a thriving musical culture which Lomax himself documented in the '50s. The trip yielded more than Reilly ever expected. Since 2008, he's released gospel music recorded there via become a member or log in.