Audio Recordings Let the Deal Go Down

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors [Kennedy, Stetson]
Halpert, Herbert
Hurston, Zora Neale
Kennedy, Stetson
Dates 1939
Location Florida
Jacksonville
United States
Language English
Subjects African Americans
Duval County
Ethnography
Federal Music Project Office
Field Recordings
Gambling
Gambling Songs
Jacksonville, Florida
Music
Songs
Vocals
Title
Let the Deal Go Down
Contributor Names
Hurston, Zora Neale (performer)
Halpert, Herbert, 1911-2000 (collector)
Kennedy, Stetson (collector)
Created / Published
Jacksonville, Florida, 1939-06-18.
Subject Headings
-  African Americans
-  Gambling -- Songs and music
-  United States -- Florida -- Jacksonville -- place of recording
Genre
Field recordings
Songs
Notes
-  A gambling song to accompany the game "Georgia Skin," learned at a turpentine camp in Florida.
-  Zora Neale Hurston, originally of Eatonville, Florida, was already a published novelist and folklorist when she took a job with the Federal Writers' Project in Florida.
-  This recording begins with a series of skips.
-  Performance Note: "Let the Deal Go Down" (vocals) performed by Zora Neale Hurston at Federal Music Project Office, Jacksonville, Florida, on June 18, 1939.
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc (2 minutes, 28 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1939/005: AFS 03137 B02 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcflwpa.3137b2/mets.xml
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