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James Bird
Contributor Names
Ford, Warde (performer)
Cowell, Sidney Robertson (collector)
Ford, Warde (performer)
Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
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Subject Headings
-  Songs, English -- California -- Central Valley
-  Erie, Lake, Battle of, 1813 -- Songs and music
-  United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Naval operations -- Songs and music
-  Dust jacket notes: The second of two last verses on 4202 A1 is "defective." The "corrected" version is on AFS 4202 A2.
-  Song depicts story of James Bird who distinguished himself for bravery on Lake Erie when Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry won a decisive battle against the British during the War of 1812. Bird was wounded, left the fleet for a time, and later was shot as a deserter.
-  Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (performers)
-  Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. (venue)
-  Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (additional physical form)
-  Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Warde Ford performing Anglo-American songs on December 25, 26, and 27, 1938 and September 4, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Boomtown [Central Valley], Shasta County, California.
-  19E A1 & A2 Sidney Robertson Cowell (music publisher)
sound recording
on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.
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Chicago citation style:

Ford, Warde, Sidney Robertson Cowell, Warde Ford, and Archive Of Folk Culture. James Bird. 1938. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed October 01, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Ford, W., Cowell, S. R., Ford, W. & Archive Of Folk Culture. (1938) James Bird. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Ford, Warde, et al. James Bird. 1938. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.