Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Cook, Robert
Cook, Robert Harrison
Kennedy, Stetson
Piano
Rolle, Theodore "Tea Roll
Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll)
Dates 1940
Location Florida
Key West
United States
Language English
Subjects African Americans
Bahamian Americans
Bahamian Songs
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Key West, Florida
Monroe County
Music
Songs
Vocals with Guitar, Piano, and Trombone
Title
Hoist Up the John B Sail
Contributor Names
Rolle, Theodore "Tea Roll" (performer)
Kennedy, Stetson (collector)
Cook, Robert Harrison (collector)
Created / Published
Key West, Florida, 1940-01-23.
Subject Headings
-  Bahamian Americans
-  African Americans
-  Bahamian Americans -- Music
-  United States -- Florida -- Key West -- place of recording
Genre
Field recordings
Songs
Notes
-  The complete version of this Bahamian folksong. The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas.
-  The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still be identified.
-  Performance Note: "Hoist Up the John B Sail" (vocals with guitar, piano, and trombone) performed by Theodore (Tea Roll) Rolle, piano, at Key West, Florida, on January 23, 1940.
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc (3 minutes, 35 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1939/013: AFS 03391 B01 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcflwpa.3391b1/mets.xml
Access Condition
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