:: Title :: Story of a mountaineer and his ornery streak
:: Genre :: spoken, story
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Texas City (Galveston County), Texas (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American
:: Session :: Alan Lomax as performer III
:: Date :: 4/19/1969
:: Reference Information :: T9000.0, Track 17 (00:01:07)
:: 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 - Alan Lomax reads a story he collected from an older man who lived in the mountains about how his forbears fought against King George and passed on an ornery streak on to their descendants.
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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