:: Title :: The Merry Golden Tree
:: Genre :: ballad, Child ballad
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Ritchie, Jean [vocal]
:: Setting :: Alan Lomax's apartment, 3rd Street
:: Location :: Greenwich Village, New York City (New York), New York (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American, Appalachian, Kentucky
:: Session :: Jean Ritchie II 5/49
:: Date :: 5/13/1949
:: Reference Information :: T1018.0, Track 1 (00:04:31)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session consists of more ballads, comic songs, game songs and children's nursery rhymes. Commentary is provided by Ritchie regarding the significance of many of these tunes.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - This is a version of Child No. 286, "The Golden Vanity." Alternate titles: "The Lonesome Low," "The Sweet Kumadee," "The Weep-Willow Tree," "The Turkish Revoloo," and the "Cabin Boy."
:: Collection :: Jean Ritchie 1949 and 1950

 

 

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