:: Title :: My Friend Is Gone Away
:: Genre :: ballad, love song, lyric song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
James, Jones [vocal]
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Marigot (None), Saint Andrew (Dominica)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Dominica, Afro-Caribbean
:: Session :: Marigot 6/62
:: Date :: 6/27/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1135.0, Track 8 (00:01:42)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features number of narrated stories and songs (sung a capella). [Source: Recordings and Field Log]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Solo singing. Alan Lomax can be heard at the end commenting about this pious Victorian ballad of lost love, "That's a real serious Methodist song." [Source: Recording]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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