:: Title :: Lord Thomas And Fair Ellender (I)
:: 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 I 5/49
:: Date :: 5/5/1949
:: Reference Information :: T1017.0, Track 7 (00:02:34)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Notes on tape box (for session 1016) read: "Game songs" [Source: Tape Box]
2 - Session 1016 is comprised of game songs. Many of them are playparty games. Session 1017 is included as well as both sessions were recorded on May 5, 1949. 1017 returns primarily to ballads and love songs.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Notes on tape box read: "I got the words from a little book my papa printed called 'Lover's Melodies', this one and 'The Printer's Bride, Fair Willie' [sic], when I couldn't think of a line I'd make it up" [Source: Tape Box]
0 - Child Ballad No. 73. Also known as "The Brown Girl" and "Lord Thomas and Fair Annet." [Source: Folk Songs of North America, 1960]
:: Collection :: Jean Ritchie 1949 and 1950

 

 

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