Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Cook, Robert
Cook, Robert Harrison
Cornwall, Robert
Crew of the Boys
Unidentified Performers
Dates 1940
Location C
Florida
Language English
Subjects African Americans
At Sea, Off Georgia Coast
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Music
Sea Chanties
Shanties
Songs
Vocals
Work Songs
Title
Lord, Lord
Contributor Names
Unidentified performers (performer)
Cook, Robert Harrison (collector)
Cornwall, Robert (collector)
Cook, Robert Harrison (speaker)
Cornwall, Robert (speaker)
Created / Published
c, 1940-07-02.
Subject Headings
-  African Americans
-  Work songs
-  Shanties
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
-  A sea chantey sung by the crew of "The Boys", a 108-foot menhaden (or pogey) fishing boat of Mayport, Florida, commanded by Captain J. C. Willard. It was recorded at sea, while the crew pulled in the purse seine. The first line of each verse was sung by a single man, and the entire crew joined in on the last three lines.
-  The sounds of the thousands of fish, known as menhaden or pogies, can be heard splashing around in the water.
-  The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still be identified.
-  Performance Note: "Lord, Lord" (vocals) performed by Crew of The Boys at sea off Georgia coast on July 2, 1940.
-  Crew of "The Boys," a 108-foot menhaden (or pogey) fishing boat of Mayport, Florida, commanded by Captain J. C. Willard
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc (3 minutes, 56 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1940/011: AFS 03890 B01 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcflwpa.3890b1/mets.xml
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