Audio Recording Down in Mexico
About this Item
- Down in Mexico
- Contributor Names
- Jabbour, Alan (Transcriber)
- Jabbour, Alan (Collector)
- Reed, Henry, 1884-1968 (Performer)
- Reed, Gene, 1929-2012 (Performer)
- Created / Published
- Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, May 6, 1967
- Subject Headings
- - Instrumental music
- - Fiddle tunes
- - Folk music--Appalachian Region
- - Airs
- - Guitar music
- - Ethnography
- - Music
- - Field recordings
- - United States -- Virginia -- Giles County -- Glen Lyn
- Field recordings
- - Meter: 4/4
- - Compass: 9
- - Performed by Henry Reed, fiddle.
- - Duration: 1 minute, 21 seconds
- - Performed by Gene Reed, guitar.
- - Key: A/C
- - Strains: Through-composed
- - Rendition: Played twice through
- - Phrase Structure: ABACDEDF (aabc aadc' efgh efij)
- - Spoken: ALAN JABBOUR: I don't know what I would do with that./HENRY REED: [Laughs]/ALAN JABBOUR: That's the "Down in Mexico."/HENRY REED: Um-hmm.
- - Recording chronology: 118
- - No variants can be cited for this air. It sounds like a through-composed piece from popular music.
- Audio tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1969/008: AFS 13703B18
- Source Collection
- Alan Jabbour duplication project, part 2
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Alan Jabbour duplication project, part 1 (AFC 1967/007), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Alan Jabbour duplication project, part 2 (AFC 1969/008), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Fiddle tunes of the old frontier: the Henry Reed collection online presentation (AFC 1999/016), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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Chicago citation style:
Jabbour, Alan, Alan Jabbour, Henry Reed, and Gene Reed. Down in Mexico. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, May 6, 1967. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000187/.
APA citation style:
Jabbour, A., Jabbour, A., Reed, H. & Reed, G. (1967) Down in Mexico. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, May 6. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000187/.
MLA citation style:
Jabbour, Alan, et al. Down in Mexico. Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, May 6, 1967. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcreed000187/>.