Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Lomax, John Avery
Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
Platt, Rev. Mose "Clear Rock
Dates 1939
Location Taylor
Texas
United States
Williamson County
Language English
Subjects Blues Songs
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Hotel
Instrumentation: Vocals
Music
Type of Recording Site: Hotel
Vocals
Work Songs
Title
Black Betty
Contributor Names
Lomax, John Avery, 1867-1948 (Recording engineer)
Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) (Recording engineer)
Platt, Rev. Mose "Clear Rock" (Performer)
Created / Published
5-10-1939
Subject Headings
-  hotel
-  vocals
-  Music
-  Ethnography
-  work songs
-  blues songs
-  Texas -- Williamson County -- Taylor
Genre
Music
Ethnography
work songs
blues songs
Notes
-  Collector's genre note: "tree-cutting song"
-  For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song text, please refer to Section 11 of the fieldnotes: Taylor, Texas; May 10
-  Name also spelled as: Platt, Rev. Mose "Wyandotte," "Winedot", "W.W. Wyandotte"
-  Recording site: Hotel Blazilmar
Medium
sound recording
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
Call Number
AFC 1939/001 2643b2
Source Collection
The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcss39.2643b2
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcss39.2643b2/mets.xml
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