:: Title :: Commentary on outlaw songs and songs of New England by Alan Lomax
:: Genre :: commentary, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Texas City (Galveston County), Texas (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Anglo-American, Irish
:: Session :: Alan Lomax as performer III
:: Date :: 4/19/1969
:: Reference Information :: T9000.0, Track 21 (00:01:02)
:: 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 - Introducing "Whiskey In The Jar" an Irish ballad in which the protagonist is betrayed by his girlfriend as was Dillinger, many years later.
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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