:: Title :: The White Pilgrim
:: Genre :: religious 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 I 3/49
:: Date :: 3/18/1949
:: Reference Information :: T1014.0, Track 7 (00:01:42)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Notes on tape box read: "First two stanzas of a group of Kentucky Mt. Primitive Baptist hymns, learned from her mother." [Source: Tape box]
2 - The majority of this session contains religious hymns and carols. A few ballads are to be found as well.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Attributed to the Reverend John Ellis, set to the tune "Lily Dale" in 1789; also to B. F. White in 1850. Alternate title: "The Lone Pilgrim"
:: Collection :: Jean Ritchie 1949 and 1950

 

 

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