Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
Cowell, Sidney Robertson
Ford, Warde
Dates 1938
Location California
Central Valley
United States
Subjects Erie, Lake, Battle Of
History
Naval Operations
Songs and Music
Songs, English
War of 1812
Title
James Bird
Description
sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: The second of two last verses on 4202 A1 is "defective." The "corrected" version is on AFS 4202 A2. Song depicts story of James Bird who distinguished himself for bravery on Lake Erie when Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry won a decisive battle against the British during the War of 1812. Bird was wounded, left the fleet for a time, and later was shot as a deserter. Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Warde Ford performing Anglo-American songs on December 25, 26, and 27, 1938 and September 4, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Boomtown [Central Valley], Shasta County, California. Sound Recording (Form).
Contributor Names
Ford, Warde (performer)
Cowell, Sidney Robertson (collector)
Ford, Warde (performer)
Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
1938.
Subject Headings
-  Songs, English -- California -- Central Valley
-  Erie, Lake, Battle of, 1813 -- Songs and music
-  United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Naval operations -- Songs and music
Notes
-  Dust jacket notes: The second of two last verses on 4202 A1 is "defective." The "corrected" version is on AFS 4202 A2.
-  Song depicts story of James Bird who distinguished himself for bravery on Lake Erie when Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry won a decisive battle against the British during the War of 1812. Bird was wounded, left the fleet for a time, and later was shot as a deserter.
-  Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (performers)
-  Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. (venue)
-  Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (additional physical form)
-  Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Warde Ford performing Anglo-American songs on December 25, 26, and 27, 1938 and September 4, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Boomtown [Central Valley], Shasta County, California.
Form
sound recording
Extent
on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.
Repository
DLC M/B/RS
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afccc.a4202a2/mets.xml


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