:: Title :: Union Maid
:: Genre :: parody, topical song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Texas City (Galveston County), Texas (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American, Oklahoma
:: Session :: Alan Lomax as performer III
:: Date :: 4/19/1969
:: Reference Information :: T9000.0, Track 45 (00:01:55)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - A lecture and song performance given by Alan Lomax in Texas City, Texas, on April 19, 1969. Lomax illustrates the development of American folk music through New England hymns to black spirituals and bad man ballads. The recording was given to Lomax by Robert P. Shinn.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Written in 1947 by Woody Guthrie, based on the now virtually forgotten traditional song, "Pretty Red Wing."
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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