Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Lomax, John Avery
Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
Rayford, Willie
Dates 1939
Location Arkansas
Lincoln County
Near Varner
United States
Language English
Subjects Ballads
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Instrumentation: Vocals
Music
Prison
Type of Recording Site: Prison
Vocals
Title
Bad Man Ballad
Contributor Names
Lomax, John Avery, 1867-1948 (Recording engineer)
Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) (Recording engineer)
Rayford, Willie (Performer)
Created / Published
5-21-1939
Subject Headings
-  prison
-  vocals
-  Music
-  Ethnography
-  ballads
-  Arkansas -- Lincoln County -- near Varner
Genre
Music
Ethnography
ballads
Notes
-  For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song text, please refer to Section 14 of the fieldnotes: Cummins State Farm, near Varner, Arkansas; May 20-21
-  Place also spelled as: Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas
-  Recording site: Cummins State Farm, Camp #1
Medium
sound recording
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
Call Number
AFC 1939/001 2591b2
Source Collection
The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcss39.2591b2
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcss39.2591b2/mets.xml
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