Format Audio Recordings
Contributors [Kennedy, Stetson]
Halpert, Herbert
Hazelhurst, Harold B.
Kennedy, Stetson
Dates 1939
Location Florida
Jacksonville
United States
Language English
Subjects African Americans
Duval County
Ethnography
Federal Music Project Office
Field Recordings
Jacksonville, Florida
Mule Skinning Songs
Music
Songs
Vocals
Work Songs
Title
Captain's Mule (Part 2 of 2)
Description
Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 43 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A mule-skinning song sung in the hard roads camp. It would be sung during the day, to give the muleskinners more energy. The singer, age 30, learned it while working as a waterboy (aged 15-16) in middle Florida. He was born in Georgia and reared in Florida. Performance Note: "Captain's Mule (Part 2 of 2)" (vocals) performed by Harold B. Hazelhurst at Federal Music Project Office, Jacksonville, Florida, on June 18, 1939. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
Contributor Names
Hazelhurst, Harold B. (performer)
Halpert, Herbert, 1911-2000 (collector)
Kennedy, Stetson (collector)
Created / Published
Jacksonville, Florida, 1939-06-18.
Subject Headings
-  African Americans
-  Work songs
-  United States -- Florida -- Jacksonville -- place of recording
Genre
Field recordings
Songs
Notes
-  A mule-skinning song sung in the hard roads camp. It would be sung during the day, to give the muleskinners more energy. The singer, age 30, learned it while working as a waterboy (aged 15-16) in middle Florida. He was born in Georgia and reared in Florida.
-  Performance Note: "Captain's Mule (Part 2 of 2)" (vocals) performed by Harold B. Hazelhurst at Federal Music Project Office, Jacksonville, Florida, on June 18, 1939.
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc (1 minute, 43 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1939/005: AFS 03143 A01 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcflwpa.3143a1/mets.xml
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