:: Title :: Fair And Tender Ladies
:: Genre :: lyric song
:: 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 3/49
:: Date :: 3/27/1949
:: Reference Information :: T1013.0, Track 7 (00:02:50)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The tape box indicates that this session was recorded on March 27, 1948. However, it is possible that it was actually recorded on March 27, 1949, as all other sessions in this collection were recorded in 1949. The session contains ballads, hymns, lyric songs, a lullaby, and a humorous song, performed by both Jean Ritchie and Alan Lomax.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jean Ritchie wrote: "'The sad ones are the loveliest,' old people have often said to me. This old love lament is about the best example of this statement that I know." She sings the version she learned from her Uncle Jason, explaining: "I have had to use my imagination in some spots, and supply words in others" -Folk Songs of the Southern Appalachians as Sung by Jean Ritchie, Kentucky, 1997. [Source: Folk Songs of the Southern Appalachians]
:: Collection :: Jean Ritchie 1949 and 1950

 

 

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