:: Title :: Sully's Pail
:: Genre :: ballad, mining song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Paxton, Tom [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Manhattan, New York City (New York), New York (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Anglo-American, U.S. Pop
:: Session :: Tom Paxton 1961
:: Date :: 1961-1962
:: Reference Information :: T1026.0, Track 3 (00:03:44)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This is an informal recording session. Alan Lomax asks Tom Paxton to sing some of his favorite ballads. Tom talks about his early life and why he has written songs. Alan joins in and contributes a song to the recording. Peter Seeger is present and helping with the recording machine.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Written by Dick Giddons, this song was recorded and released by Tom Paxton on the album "Ain't That News." It commemorates the death of miner Jim Reilly, killed while rescuing a comrade. A copy of the text is on display in a mining museum in Bisbee, Arizona.
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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