:: Title :: Commentary on John Avery Lomax's first experiences with cowboy songs by Alan Lomax
:: Genre :: commentary, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Texas City (Galveston County), Texas (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American, Texas
:: Session :: Alan Lomax as performer III
:: Date :: 4/19/1969
:: Reference Information :: T9000.0, Track 1 (00:01:28)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - A lecture and song performance given by Alan Lomax in Texas City, Texas, on April 19, 1969. Lomax illustrates the development of American folk music through New England hymns to black spirituals and bad man ballads. The recording was given to Lomax by Robert P. Shinn.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - As a young man, John Avery Lomax heard cattle ranchers sing cowboy songs to keep the cows quiet in the night. He remembered these songs and took them with him to college.
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

© 2001-2009 Association for Cultural Equity | Contact | Credits | Rights