:: Title :: Delia Gone
:: Genre :: ballad
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Higgs, Blake Alphonso (Blind Blake) [banjo, five-string, vocal]
Unidentified group [clarinet, drum (drums), guitar, percussion, trumpet]
:: Setting :: BBC Archives
:: Location :: London (Unspecified), London (England)
:: Language :: Bahamas Creole English
:: Culture :: English, Caribbean, Bahamian
:: Session :: BBC Disc Dubs 1951
:: Date :: 1951
:: Reference Information :: T3369.0, Track 1 (00:03:53)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - These dubs from disc were made by Lomax at the archives of the BBC in London, presumably with the forthcoming Columbia World Library album series in mind. Original collectors, dates, and locations, when known, are listed in specific tracks' notes. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Alan Lomax on tape box: "Recorded by a string band in Nassau - dub of record." [Source: Tapebox]
0 - This dub was likely not made from the BBC archives, but from someone's personal collection. Not long after Lomax copied the song, it became an American hit for the calypsonian Blind Blake, and was frequently covered by folk revival groups in the late '50s. [Source: Editor]
0 - This dub was likely not made from the BBC archives, but from someone's personal collection. See tape 3369, track 1 for more information about Blind Blake. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: England 1951-1958

 

 

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