Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Gilliam, Wilbert
Guitar
Lewis, Richard L.
Lomax, John Avery
Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
Dates 1939
Location Huntsville
Texas
United States
Walker County
Language English
Subjects Blues Songs
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Music
Prison
Vocals and Guitar
Title
Long Freight Train Blues
Contributor Names
Lewis, Richard L. (performer)
Gilliam, Wilbert (performer)
Created / Published
Huntsville, Texas, 1939-05-11.
Subject Headings
-  United States -- Texas -- Huntsville -- place of recording
Genre
Field recordings
Music
Notes
-  Venue: State Penitentiary ("The Walls")
-  Performance Note: "Long Freight Train Blues" performed by Richard L. Lewis and Wilbert Gilliam (vocals and guitar) at State Penitentiary ("The Walls"), Huntsville, Texas, on May 11, 1939.
-  In English. (language)
-  Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (exhibitions)
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1939/001: AFS 02646a01 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcss39.2646a1/mets.xml
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