National Geographic : 1990 Aug
"Friedchicken and down-home music: I felt right at home in this kitchen." Alabama-born guitarist Chuck Mitchell joins in a late-night kitchen jam session with Robert "Wash board Slim" Young, a 90 year-old veteran of southern carnivals and medicine shows, whose washboard boasts an array of pots, pans, bells, and lamp bases. "Watching Anthony play the spoons brought to mind my UncleJohn, who played the bones with the same fervor." Anthony "Spoons" Pough learned to play from his blind grandfather in South Carolina and from his near-legendary namesake, "Spoons" Williams, in South Philadelphia. "Now they're both gone," he says. "But I'm going to keep it going on."