Note: This is not the same version as that credited to John D. Loudermilk, Bob Gibson, Albert Stanton and Lester L. Brown, recorded by Bob Gibson in 1956, which probably incorporates traditional material.
About the session: A lecture and 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.
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