Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
Cowell, Sidney Robertson
McCready, John
Webster, Henry De Lafayette
Webster, Joseph Philbrick
Dates 1939
Location United States
Subjects Ballads, English
Civil War
Love Songs
Popular Music
Songs and Music
To 1901
United States
Other Title
way down on the old plantation
Contributor Names
McCready, John (performer)
Cowell, Sidney Robertson (collector)
Webster, Joseph Philbrick -- 1819-1875 (composer,)
Webster, Henry de Lafayette -- 1824-1896 (lyricist,)
Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Popular music -- United States -- To 1901
-  Ballads, English
-  Love songs
-  United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Songs and music
-  This song, popular during the Civil War, is a version of "Lorena" with words by Henry De Lafayette Webster and music by Joseph Philbrick Webster.
-  John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. (performers)
-  Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on August 2, 1939. (venue)
-  Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (additional physical form)
-  Forms part of a group of field materials documenting John McCready performing Anglo-American songs on July 31, August 2, and August 5, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, Tuolumne County, California.
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on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.
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