:: Title :: I Had A Sister Sally Who Was Younger Than I Am (Don't Let Me Die An Old Maid)
:: Genre :: ballad, comic 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 6/49
:: Date :: 6/2/1949
:: Reference Information :: T1019.0, Track 21 (00:01:24)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Jean Ritchie performs ballads, game songs, carols, and an Appalachian hymn.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - An unmarried maid of 46 bewails her single state. Refrain: "Come a baker, a tailor, a landsman, a sailor (etc.). . . Don't let me die an old maid, but take me out of pity."
:: Collection :: Jean Ritchie 1949 and 1950

 

 

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