Audio Recording Riding on the Elevated Railroad; The Cruel Ship's Carpenter [part 1 of 2]
About this Item
- Riding on the Elevated Railroad; The Cruel Ship's Carpenter [part 1 of 2]
- 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
- Field recordings
- - Recorded in Akron, Ohio.
- - "The Cruel Ship's Carpenter" has a false start before Nye sings the song all the way through.
- 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)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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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. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcnye000035/.
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, <www.loc.gov/item/afcnye000035/>.