Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Gordon, Robert Winsow
Library of Congress
Mann, Mary C.
Dates 1978
Location Georgia
Language Sea Islands Creole Dialect
Subjects African Americans
Folk Songs
Rowing
Sea Islands
Sea Islands Creole Dialect
United States
Work Songs
Title
Finger Ring
Contributor Names
Gordon, Robert Winsow (recordist)
Mann, Mary C. (singer)
Created / Published
Library of Congress, 1978.
Subject Headings
-  Work songs
-  Folk songs--United States
-  Georgia
-  African Americans
-  Rowing
-  Sea Islands
-  Sea Islands Creole Dialect
Notes
-  Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (source)
-  April 12, 1926. (date)
-  Spoken at the end of the recording by Mary C. Mann: This is Miss Roberta Paul's, Paul's "boat song" that I have sung just now—the "Finger Ring." She like that. Sung by Mary C. Mann, Darien, Georgia, Macintosh county, April the twelfth, Nineteen twenty-six. (Content)
-  According to Robert Winslow Gordon, this was a rowing song used by people rowing cypress dug-out canoes in the Georgia Sea Islands. (General)
-  This song was published on the Library of Congress long playing record, "Folk-Songs of America: The Robert Winslow Gordon Collection," in 1978, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Archive of Folk Culture. (source note)
Form
sound recording
Extent
1 cyl.
Repository
American Folklife Center
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.natlib.ihas.200196566/mets.xml
LC Classification
AFC 1928/002 (cyl. A345, Item GA122)


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