Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Cook, Robert
Cook, Robert Harrison
Fox, Fred Lee
Kennedy, Stetson
Dates 1939
Location Cross City
Florida
United States
Language English
Subjects African Americans
Cross City, Florida
Dixie County
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Music
Songs
Turpentine Camp
Vocals
Work Songs
Title
Sally Went to Mobile
Contributor Names
Fox, Fred Lee (performer)
Kennedy, Stetson (collector)
Cook, Robert Harrison (collector)
Kennedy, Stetson (speaker)
Fox, Fred Lee (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
-  The original lyrics, which the singer modified in an earlier performance. Fred Lee Fox, a 20-year-old turpentine worker born in Georgia, learned this song in the Dixie County Prison Camp.
-  Performance Note: "Sally Went to Mobile" (vocals) performed by Fred Lee Fox at Turpentine Camp, Cross City, Florida, on August 1, 1939.
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc (1 minute, 54 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1939/013: AFS 03526 B04 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcflwpa.3526b4/mets.xml
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