Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Cook, Robert
Cook, Robert Harrison
Kennedy, Stetson
Thomas, P. H.
Thomas, Phillip H.
Thomas, Phillip H. (P. H.)
Dates 1939
Location Cross City
Florida
Georgia
United States
Language English
Subjects African Americans
Cross City, Florida
Dixie County
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Music
Songs
Turpentine Camp
Turpentine Work Songs
Vocals
Work Songs
Title
I'm Going to Georgia
Contributor Names
Thomas, Phillip H. (performer)
Kennedy, Stetson (collector)
Cook, Robert Harrison (collector)
Kennedy, Stetson (speaker)
Created / Published
Cross City, Florida, 1939-08-01.
Subject Headings
-  African Americans
-  Work songs
-  United States -- Florida -- Cross City -- place of recording
Genre
Field recordings
Songs
Notes
-  A turpentine worker's song. The singer, born in Southton County, North Carolina, first heard this song sung in Seville, Georgia in 1889.
-  The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still be identified.
-  Performance Note: "I'm Going to Georgia" (vocals) performed by Phillip H. (P. H.) Thomas at Turpentine Camp, Cross City, Florida, on August 1, 1939.
-  Performer referred to elsewhere as P. H. Thomas
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc (1 minute, 58 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1939/013: AFS 03525 A01 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcflwpa.3525a1/mets.xml
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