:: Title :: Abilene
:: Genre :: blues
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Manhattan, New York City (New York), New York (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American, Texas
:: Session :: Tom Paxton 1961
:: Date :: 1961-1962
:: Reference Information :: T1026.0, Track 10 (00:02:51)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This is an informal recording session. Alan Lomax asks Tom Paxton to sing some of his favorite ballads. Tom talks about his early life and why he has written songs. Alan joins in and contributes a song to the recording. Peter Seeger is present and helping with the recording machine.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - This is listed by TRO as written by Alan Lomax. It has different lyrics than the song of the same title recorded by Bob Gibson and credited to John D. Loudermilk, Bob Gibson, Albert Stanton and Lester L. Brown, in 1956, which was also probably based on traditional material.
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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