:: Title :: All The Pretty Little Horses
:: Genre :: children's song, lullaby
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Ritchie, Jean [vocal]
:: Setting :: Alan Lomax's apartment, 3rd Street
:: Location :: Greenwich Village, New York City (New York), New York (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American, Appalachian, Kentucky
:: Session :: Jean Ritchie II 3/49
:: Date :: 3/27/1949
:: Reference Information :: T1013.0, Track 8 (00:00:48)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The tape box indicates that this session was recorded on March 27, 1948. However, it is possible that it was actually recorded on March 27, 1949, as all other sessions in this collection were recorded in 1949. The session contains ballads, hymns, lyric songs, a lullaby, and a humorous song, performed by both Jean Ritchie and Alan Lomax.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Notes on tape box read: "Learned after she was grown, doesn't know where." [Source: Tape Box]
0 - In her 1925 book, On The Trail of Negro Folk Songs, Dorothy Scarborough wrote that this song was one of the lullabies that "the Negro mammies sang to their little white charges." [Source: John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax]
:: Collection :: Jean Ritchie 1949 and 1950

 

 

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