Audio Recordings Captain's Mule (Part 1 of 2)

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors [Kennedy, Stetson]
Halpert, Herbert
Hazelhurst, Harold
Kennedy, Stetson
Dates 1939
Location Florida
Jacksonville
United States
Language English
Subjects ['Ethnography', 'Music', 'Mule Skinning Songs', 'Work Songs']
African Americans
Duval County
Ethnography
Federal Music Project Office
Field Recordings
Jacksonville, Florida
Mule Skinning Songs
Music
Songs
Vocals
Work Songs
Title
Captain's Mule (Part 1 of 2)
Contributor Names
Hazelhurst, Harold B. (performer)
Halpert, Herbert, 1911-2000 (collector)
Kennedy, Stetson (collector)
Hazelhurst, Harold B. (speaker)
Halpert, Herbert, 1911-2000 (speaker)
Created / Published
Jacksonville, Florida, 1939-06-18.
Subject Headings
-  African Americans
-  Work songs
-  United States -- Florida -- Jacksonville -- place of recording
Genre
Field recordings
Songs
Notes
-  A mule-skinning song sung in the hard roads camp. It would be sung during the day, to give the muleskinners more energy. The singer, age 30, learned it while working as a waterboy (aged 15-16) in middle Florida. He was born in Georgia and reared in Florida.
-  Performance Note: "Captain's Mule (Part 1 of 2)" (vocals) performed by Harold B. Hazelhurst at Federal Music Project Office, Jacksonville, Florida, on June 18, 1939.
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc (1 minute, 33 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1939/005: AFS 03142 B04 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Access Condition
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