Audio Recording Riding on the Elevated Railroad; The Cruel Ship's Carpenter [part 1 of 2] Song title: Riding on the Elevated Railroad / Song title: The Cruel Ship's Carpenter

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Title
Riding on the Elevated Railroad; The Cruel Ship's Carpenter [part 1 of 2]
Other Title
Song title: Riding on the Elevated Railroad
Song title: The Cruel Ship's Carpenter
Contributor Names
Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002 (Interviewer)
Sturz, Elizabeth Lyttleton (Interviewer)
Nye, Pearl R., 1872-1950 (Performer)
Created / Published
November 3, 1937
Subject Headings
-  Folk songs, English
-  Ballads, English
-  Songs, English
-  Murder--Songs and music
-  Music
-  Field recordings
-  Songs
-  United States of America -- Ohio -- Akron
Genre
Music
Field recordings
Songs
Notes
-  Recorded in Akron, Ohio.
-  "The Cruel Ship's Carpenter" has a false start before Nye sings the song all the way through.
Medium
1 sound disc: lacquer (aluminum base), analog, 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1937/002: AFS 01607 A1
AFC 1937/002: AFS 01607 A2
Source Collection
Captain Pearl R. Nye collection (AFC 1937/002)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afc1937002.sr18a
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afc1937002.t18a
Online Format
audio

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Chicago citation style:

Lomax, Alan, Elizabeth Lyttleton Sturz, and Pearl R Nye. [Riding on the Elevated Railroad; The Cruel Ship's Carpenter part 1 of 2]. November 3, 1937. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcnye000035/. (Accessed April 30, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Lomax, A., Sturz, E. L. & Nye, P. R. (1937) [Riding on the Elevated Railroad; The Cruel Ship's Carpenter part 1 of 2]. November 3. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcnye000035/.

MLA citation style:

Lomax, Alan, Elizabeth Lyttleton Sturz, and Pearl R Nye. [Riding on the Elevated Railroad; The Cruel Ship's Carpenter part 1 of 2]. November 3, 1937. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcnye000035/>.