Audio by Carolina Slim in American Archive

Going Up

Carolina Slim memorial broadcast, recorded on "Something Inside of Me" on 02/24/14. Live set performed by Carolina Slim's students and friends: Jeremiah Lockwood (guitar and vocals), Ricky "Dirty Red" Gordon (drums and washboard), and Ernesto Gomez (harmonica).

Carolina Slim memorial broadcast, recorded on "Something Inside of Me" on 02/24/14. Live set performed by Carolina Slim's students and friends: Jeremiah Lockwood (guitar and vocals), Ricky "Dirty Red" Gordon (drums and washboard), and Ernesto Gomez (harmonica).

Elijah Staley, also known as Carolina Slim, was born in Denmark, South Carolina in 1927. Carolina Slim was an influential Piedmont blues musician and was well-known for his underground performances on the New York City subway. He passed away this year, at age 87.

Interview

Carolina Slim memorial broadcast, recorded on "Something Inside of Me" on 02/24/14. Live set performed by Carolina Slim's students and friends: Jeremiah Lockwood (guitar and vocals), Ricky "Dirty Red" Gordon (drums and washboard), and Ernesto Gomez (harmonica).

Carolina Slim memorial broadcast, recorded on "Something Inside of Me" on 02/24/14. Live set performed by Carolina Slim's students and friends: Jeremiah Lockwood (guitar and vocals), Ricky "Dirty Red" Gordon (drums and washboard), and Ernesto Gomez (harmonica).

Elijah Staley, also known as Carolina Slim, was born in Denmark, South Carolina in 1927. Carolina Slim was an influential Piedmont blues musician and was well-known for his underground performances on the New York City subway. He passed away this year, at age 87.

Candy Man

Carolina Slim memorial broadcast, recorded on "Something Inside of Me" on 02/24/14. Live set performed by Carolina Slim's students and friends: Jeremiah Lockwood (guitar and vocals), Ricky "Dirty Red" Gordon (drums and washboard), and Ernesto Gomez (harmonica).

Carolina Slim memorial broadcast, recorded on "Something Inside of Me" on 02/24/14. Live set performed by Carolina Slim's students and friends: Jeremiah Lockwood (guitar and vocals), Ricky "Dirty Red" Gordon (drums and washboard), and Ernesto Gomez (harmonica).

Elijah Staley, also known as Carolina Slim, was born in Denmark, South Carolina in 1927. Carolina Slim was an influential Piedmont blues musician and was well-known for his underground performances on the New York City subway. He passed away this year, at age 87.

Peace of Mind

Carolina Slim memorial broadcast, recorded on "Something Inside of Me" on 02/24/14. Live set performed by Carolina Slim's students and friends: Jeremiah Lockwood (guitar and vocals), Ricky "Dirty Red" Gordon (drums and washboard), and Ernesto Gomez (harmonica).

Elijah Staley, also known as Carolina Slim, was born in Denmark, South Carolina in 1927. Carolina Slim was an influential Piedmont blues musician and was well-known for his underground performances on the New York City subway. He passed away this year, at age 87.

Looking Back

Carolina Slim memorial broadcast, recorded on "Something Inside of Me" on 02/24/14. Live set performed by Carolina Slim's students and friends: Jeremiah Lockwood (guitar and vocals), Ricky "Dirty Red" Gordon (drums and washboard), and Ernesto Gomez (harmonica).

Carolina Slim memorial broadcast, recorded on "Something Inside of Me" on 02/24/14. Live set performed by Carolina Slim's students and friends: Jeremiah Lockwood (guitar and vocals), Ricky "Dirty Red" Gordon (drums and washboard), and Ernesto Gomez (harmonica).

Elijah Staley, also known as Carolina Slim, was born in Denmark, South Carolina in 1927. Carolina Slim was an influential Piedmont blues musician and was well-known for his underground performances on the New York City subway. He passed away this year, at age 87.