The Resource Virginia and the Piedmont : minstrelsy, work songs, and blues, (sound recording)

Virginia and the Piedmont : minstrelsy, work songs, and blues, (sound recording)

Label
Virginia and the Piedmont : minstrelsy, work songs, and blues
Title
Virginia and the Piedmont
Title remainder
minstrelsy, work songs, and blues
Title variation
Minstrelsy, work songs, and blues
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • bibliography
  • libretto or text
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • historical information
Cataloging source
SVP
Credits note
Original field recordings produced by John A. Lomax, Alan Lomax, and Harold Spivackes
Date time place
All selections recorded between 1933 and 1942
Form of composition
folk music
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Various performers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1915-2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lomax, Alan
Series statement
  • Deep river of song
  • Alan Lomax collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folk music
  • Folk songs, English
  • Banjo music
  • Gospel music
  • Blues (Music)
  • African Americans
  • African American prisoners
  • Prisoners' songs
  • Field recordings
Label
Virginia and the Piedmont : minstrelsy, work songs, and blues, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Liner notes by Kip Lornell and song texts inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Old Dan Tucker (Golden Gate Quartet with Josh White) (1:02) -- Corn-shucking time (:57) ; Jaybird (:50) (Jimmie Strothers) -- Georgia land (Jimmie Owens) (1:21) -- I used to work on a 'tractor (Jimmie Strothers) (1:22) -- Wild ox moan (Rollie Lee Johnson) (2:13) -- Boll weevil (Willie Williams) (1:40) -- (Po' farmer) (Lemuel Jones) (1:24) -- (Fox chase) (Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee) (2:28) -- I'll go on (Joe Lee) (:50) -- I feel the spirit moving (Michael Lewis and group) (1:13) -- We're almost down to the shore (Jimmie Strothers) (2:19) -- This land of Georgia (Joe Lee) (1:15) -- Can't hide (Unidentified group) (2:00) -- Noah and the flood (Norman Haskins) (3:32) -- Run, sinner, run (Golden Gate Quartet with Josh White) (2:35) -- Take this hammer (Jimmie Strothers) (2:18) -- Walk down, devils (James Wilson and group) (2:19) -- Railroad wreck (Willie Williams) (1:25) -- Bitin' spider (Willie Williams and group) (3:58) -- John Henry (Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee) (2:28) -- Tin can alley (Ezra Lewis) (:55) -- Pick 'em up (Albert Shepherd and group) (1:53) -- Prison blues (Robert Higgins) (2:45) -- Every mail day (J. Kirby and group) (3:18) -- When I lie down last night (Blind Joe) (1:50) -- Worried blues (Sonny Terry) (2:28) -- Going to Richmond (Jimmie
  • Strothers) (5:54)
Control code
44994371
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other control number
011661182721
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 11661-1827-2
  • 1827
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)44994371
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Virginia and the Piedmont : minstrelsy, work songs, and blues, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Liner notes by Kip Lornell and song texts inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Old Dan Tucker (Golden Gate Quartet with Josh White) (1:02) -- Corn-shucking time (:57) ; Jaybird (:50) (Jimmie Strothers) -- Georgia land (Jimmie Owens) (1:21) -- I used to work on a 'tractor (Jimmie Strothers) (1:22) -- Wild ox moan (Rollie Lee Johnson) (2:13) -- Boll weevil (Willie Williams) (1:40) -- (Po' farmer) (Lemuel Jones) (1:24) -- (Fox chase) (Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee) (2:28) -- I'll go on (Joe Lee) (:50) -- I feel the spirit moving (Michael Lewis and group) (1:13) -- We're almost down to the shore (Jimmie Strothers) (2:19) -- This land of Georgia (Joe Lee) (1:15) -- Can't hide (Unidentified group) (2:00) -- Noah and the flood (Norman Haskins) (3:32) -- Run, sinner, run (Golden Gate Quartet with Josh White) (2:35) -- Take this hammer (Jimmie Strothers) (2:18) -- Walk down, devils (James Wilson and group) (2:19) -- Railroad wreck (Willie Williams) (1:25) -- Bitin' spider (Willie Williams and group) (3:58) -- John Henry (Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee) (2:28) -- Tin can alley (Ezra Lewis) (:55) -- Pick 'em up (Albert Shepherd and group) (1:53) -- Prison blues (Robert Higgins) (2:45) -- Every mail day (J. Kirby and group) (3:18) -- When I lie down last night (Blind Joe) (1:50) -- Worried blues (Sonny Terry) (2:28) -- Going to Richmond (Jimmie
  • Strothers) (5:54)
Control code
44994371
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other control number
011661182721
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 11661-1827-2
  • 1827
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)44994371
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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