Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Bell, Arthur
Lomax, John Avery
Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
Dates 1939
Location Arkansas
Lincoln County
Near Varner
United States
Varner
Language English
Subjects Ballads
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Music
Prison
Vocals and Hammers
Title
John Henry
Contributor Names
Bell, Arthur (performer)
Created / Published
near Varner, Arkansas, 1939-05-20.
Subject Headings
-  United States -- Arkansas -- Varner -- place of recording
Genre
Field recordings
Music
Ballads
Notes
-  Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas
-  Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #5
-  Performance Note: "John Henry" performed by Arthur Bell (vocals and hammers) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #5, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 20, 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 02668b01 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcss39.2668b1/mets.xml
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