:: Title :: Jack And The Varmints
:: Genre :: ballad, story song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Manhattan, New York City (None), New York (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American
:: Session :: Alan Lomax as performer IV
:: Date :: 1970-1980
:: Reference Information :: T7320.0, Track 7 (00:01:11)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Alan Lomax records and performs songs and scenes from his play, The Big Rock Candy Mountain. These songs were recorded to be sent to the producer of the play in England.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - This is a song written by Alan Lomax based on the Jack tale, Jack and the Varmints! (A version of the fairy tale "Seven at One Blow") "I'm strong man Jack, killed seven-at-a-whack / Write me up a sign to advertise the fact!"
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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