John K Stuff: Uncle Remus by Mary Blair (I believe this is the book cover for the original Mary Blair artwork that hangs in the hallway near my current workspace. The original painting looks absolutely stunning in person!)
Grandpa Elliott Small, born Elliot Small in 1944, also known as Uncle Remus, is a street-musician in New Orleans, Louisiana. He plays the harmonica, sings, and is a street icon in New Orleans. He has been featured on Playing for Change in several episodes. His debut song with Playing for Change was "Stand by Me". He has also been on The Tonight Show and The Colbert Report. He has been a street icon on Royal Street in the French Quarter and Jackson Square in New Orleans.
Br'er Rabbit and an owl from Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Sayings: The Folk-Lore of the Old Plantation, by Joel Chandler Harris, p. 109. Illustrations by Frederick S. Church and James H. Moser. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881.