Played by: Uncle John Ballantine
Recorded in Fifty Six, AR, 7/18/53

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Wolf: "Tell your name, first."

Mr. Ballantine: "This here's John Ballantine--J.J. Ballantine. He's been married three times. He's got sixteen children, eighty-eight grandchildren, hundred and twenty-five, I believe it is, great-grandchildren. And I've got fifteen of the fourth generation, great great grandchildren."

Wolf: "Tell how old you are."

Mr. Ballantine: "Eighty-six year old I am."

Quills are played, tune unidentified.

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