Note: This dub was likely not made from the BBC archives, but from someone's personal collection. Not long after Lomax copied the song, it became an American hit for the calypsonian Blind Blake, and was frequently covered by folk revival groups in the late '50s. Alan Lomax on tape box: "Recorded by a string band in Nassau – dub of record."
About the session: These dubs from disc were made by Lomax at the archives of the BBC in London, presumably with the forthcoming Columbia World Library album series in mind. Original collectors, dates, and locations, when known, are listed in specific tracks' notes.
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