:: Title :: Waly, Waly (The Water is Wide) (II)
:: Genre :: love song, lyric song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Ritchie, Jean [guitar, 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 4/49
:: Date :: 4/16/1949
:: Reference Information :: T1015.0, Track 2 (00:01:41)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Jean Ritchie performs love songs, ballads, and laments.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - A version of "O Waly, Waly" appeared in Percy's Reliques of Ancient Poetry" (1765) and was selected for translation into German by Herder. It is frequently performed a an arranged art song. The first line is truncated.
:: Collection :: Jean Ritchie 1949 and 1950

 

 

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