:: Title :: Poor Wayfaring Stranger
:: Genre :: ballad, religious song
:: 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 I 3/49
:: Date :: 3/18/1949
:: Reference Information :: T1014.0, Track 30 (00:03:17)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Notes on tape box read: "First two stanzas of a group of Kentucky Mt. Primitive Baptist hymns, learned from her mother." [Source: Tape box]
2 - The majority of this session contains religious hymns and carols. A few ballads are to be found as well.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - First appeared in print in 1816.
:: Collection :: Jean Ritchie 1949 and 1950

 

 

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