:: Title :: My Good Old Man
:: Genre :: ballad, comic song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Texas City (Galveston County), Texas (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American, Appalachian
:: Session :: Alan Lomax as performer III
:: Date :: 4/19/1969
:: Reference Information :: T9000.0, Track 12 (00:02:29)
:: 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 - Child ballad No. 274a ("Our Good Man"). Alan learned this version from Hobart Smith.
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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