Audio Recording When Mary laid her down to sleep Sweet Mary, weep no more for me
When Mary laid her down to sleep
About this Item
- When Mary laid her down to sleep
- Sweet Mary, weep no more for me
- Graham, George Vinton, performer.
- Cowell, Sidney Robertson, 1903-1995, collector.
Created / Published
- - Songs, English--California--San Jose
- Field recordings
- - Dust jacket notes: Lord Bakeman begins with an announcement made by George Vinton Graham, followed by his singing of the song.
- - For another version of this song sung by George Vinton Graham, see "Sweet Mary, weep no more for me," (AFS 3812 B2).
- - George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar.
- - Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on October 12, 1938.
- - Dust jacket notes: "Learned from his mother as a child in Iowa."
- - Forms part of a group of field materials documenting George Vinton Graham performing Anglo-American songs on October 12, 1938, December 3 and 7, 1938, July 9, 1939, and August 16, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California.
- on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.
- Forms part of: W.P.A. California Folk Music Project collection
- Library of Congress Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, DC USA 20540-4610 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/folklife.home
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Cowell, Sidney Robertson, Collector. When Mary laid her down to sleep. performeds by Graham, George Vinton 1938. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017701405/.
APA citation style:
Cowell, S. R. (1938) When Mary laid her down to sleep. Graham, G. V., performer [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2017701405/.
MLA citation style:
Cowell, Sidney Robertson, Collector. When Mary laid her down to sleep. performer by Graham, George Vinton 1938. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2017701405/>.