Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Ezell, Buster
James, Willis
Location Fort Valley
Georgia
Southern States
United States
Language English
Subjects African Americans
Ballads
Field Recordings
Music
Songs
Songs and Music
Topical Songs
Traditional and Ethnic Songs and Music
War Songs
World War
Title
Roosevelt and Hitler
Contributor Names
Ezell, Buster (performer)
James, Willis, 1900-1966 (collector)
Created / Published
Fort Valley, Georgia, 1943 (June-July).
Subject Headings
-  African Americans -- Southern States -- Music
-  Topical songs
-  World War, 1939-1945 -- Songs and music
-  War songs -- United States
-  United States -- Georgia -- Fort Valley -- place of recording
-  Traditional and Ethnic Songs and Music
-  Songs and Music
Genre
Field recordings
Ballads
Music
Songs
Notes
-  Buster Ezell is featured in photographs on page 4, 6, and 7 of the Fort Valley State College publication, The Peachite. The lyrics for his ballad, "Roosevelt and Hitler: Buster Ezell's War-time Song, or, Strange things Are Happenin' in the Land," appear on page five. The Peachite notes, "Bus Ezell is a rare musical talent, and the most consistent prize winner of all."
-  In English. (language)
-  Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (exhibitions)
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1944/003: AFS 07053a01 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcftv.7053a1/mets.xml
Access Condition
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