Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Cook, Robert
Cook, Robert Harrison
Kennedy, Stetson
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
Field Recordings
Key West, Florida
Monroe County
Vocals with Guitar, Piano, and Trombone
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
Field recordings
-  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.
sound recording
sound disc
1 sound disc (3 minutes, 35 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
AFC 1939/013: AFS 03391 B01 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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