Format Audio Recordings
Contributors [Kennedy, Stetson]
Halpert, Herbert
Kennedy, Stetson
Stuckey, Harden W.
Stuckey, Rev. H. W.
Stuckey, Rev. Harden W. (H. W.)
Stucky, Rev. Harden W.
Dates 1939
Location Florida
Jacksonville
United States
Language English
Subjects African Americans
Duval County
Ethnography
Federal Music Project Office
Field Hollers
Field Recordings
Hollers
Jacksonville, Florida
Music
Songs
Vocals
Work Songs
Title
Way Down Yonder
Contributor Names
Stuckey, Harden W. (performer)
Halpert, Herbert, 1911-2000 (collector)
Kennedy, Stetson (collector)
Halpert, Herbert, 1911-2000 (speaker)
Stuckey, Harden W. (speaker)
Created / Published
Jacksonville, Florida, 1939-06-18.
Subject Headings
-  African Americans
-  Work songs
-  Field hollers
-  United States -- Florida -- Jacksonville -- place of recording
Genre
Field recordings
Songs
Notes
-  A farm song, made up between the boys plowing on two or more plantations," sung to signal noon-time. The singer, a 43-year-old blind preacher of the Missionary Baptist Church and WPA instructor for the blind, grew up on a farm in Lee County, South Carolina.
-  Performance Note: "Way Down Yonder" (vocals) performed by Rev. Harden W. (H. W.) Stuckey at Federal Music Project Office, Jacksonville, Florida, on June 18, 1939.
-  Performer referred to elsewhere as Rev. H. W. Stuckey or Rev. Harden W. Stucky
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc (2 minutes, 37 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1939/005: AFS 03140 B01 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcflwpa.3140b1/mets.xml
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