Show Details
:: Title :: Your Ballad Man: Men and Women
:: Station :: Mutual Broadcasting Company
:: Date :: 02-15-1948
:: Description :: Alan Lomax narrates and directs this program of recorded folk songs about falling in and out of love. Part 1 is concerned with the notion that a man should not trust a woman; Part 2, the opposite.
:: Note 1 ::Note: Red Foley sings a modern hillbilly song ("Never, Never Trust A Woman") with electric guitar accompaniment; Josh White jazzes up Thomas Arne's "The Lass With A Delicate Air." Part 2: Teddy Grace: "You Don't Know My Mind" (blues). "Wish I Was A Single Girl Again," Cousin Emmy with Alan Lomax. Pearl Baily sings "Lonesome Housewife Blues" ("Tired") (Alan says this would be Susan B. Anthony's theme song if she were alive today). Maxine Sullivan sings her hit jazz version of "Loch Lomond."
Track List
Seq No Topic Duration Media File
1 Men and Women, part 1 00:15:40
Songs: [Cindy], [I'm Troubled In Mind], [Never, Never Trust A Woman], [That Gal I Left Behind Me], [The Lass With The Delicate Air]
Participants: [Foley, Red], [Lomax, Alan], [White, Joshua]
Original Note:Notes read: Mutual reference recording - ?Men and Women,? part 1 - Alan Lomax, host of program featuring folk music on disc (2-15-48).
2 Men and Women, part 2 00:13:50
Songs: [Loch Lomond], [Lonesome Housewife Blues], [Old Man Came Courting], [Wish I Was A Single Girl Again], [You Don't Know My Mind]
Participants: [Bailey, Pearl], [Carver, Cynthia May (Cousin Emmy)], [Grace, Teddy], [Lomax, Alan], [Sullivan, Maxine]
Original Note:Notes read: Mutual reference recording - "Men and Women," part 2 - Alan Lomax, host of program featuring folk music on disc (2-15-48).

 

 

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