Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Cook, Robert
Cook, Robert Harrison
Griffin, James
Kennedy, Stetson
Unidentified Group
Unidentified Performers
Dates 1939
Location Cross City
Florida
United States
Language English
Subjects African Americans
Bawdy Songs
Cross City, Florida
Dance Music
Dance Songs
Dixie County
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Jook Songs
Music
Songs
Turpentine Camp
Vocals
Title
Just a Jitterbug
Contributor Names
Griffin, James (performer)
Unidentified performers (performer)
Kennedy, Stetson (collector)
Cook, Robert Harrison (collector)
Kennedy, Stetson (speaker)
Griffin, James (speaker)
Created / Published
Cross City, Florida, 1939-08-01.
Subject Headings
-  African Americans
-  Dance music
-  Bawdy songs
-  United States -- Florida -- Cross City -- place of recording
Genre
Field recordings
Songs
Notes
-  Crew of "The Boys," a 108-foot menhaden (or pogey) fishing boat of Mayport, Florida, commanded by Captain J. C. Willard.
-  Crew of "The Boys," a 108-foot menhaden (or pogey) fishing boat of Mayport, Florida, commanded by Captain J. C. Willard.
-  Shrimphouse workers
-  The singer, a 21-year-old turpentine worker at Putnam Lumber Company, was born in Tennessee. He composed this song.
-  Performance Note: "Just a Jitterbug" (vocals) performed by James Griffin, and an unidentified group at Turpentine Camp, Cross City, Florida, on August 1, 1939.
-  Performer referred to elsewhere as unidentified group
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc (4 minutes, 3 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1939/013: AFS 03526 A02 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcflwpa.3526a2/mets.xml
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