:: Title :: Three Little Babes (The Lady Gay) (fragment) (I)
:: Genre :: ballad, Child ballad
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Roberts, Robin [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: London (Greater London), London (England)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American, Appalachian
:: Session :: Robin Roberts
:: Date :: 1954
:: Reference Information :: T1232.0, Track 1 (00:00:50)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This is a short session of fragments of Child Ballad 79, The Three Little Babes, sung by Robin Roberts. It is possible that this session represents work done by Lomax and Roberts for a BBC radio program on American folk songs.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - A portion of Child No. 79 (aka "The Wife of Ushers Well," "The Lady Gay," and "The Lady Who Lived In The West County"), a tale of supernatural visitation.
0 - This is a test recording. Only the first verse is sung.
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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