Audio Recording Drive the Nail A'right, Boys
About this Item
- Drive the Nail A'right, Boys
- Contributor Names
- Kennedy, Stetson (Collector)
- Cook, Robert Harrison (Collector)
- Nelson, Naomi (Performer)
- Created / Published
- Riviera, Florida
- Subject Headings
- - Bahamian Americans
- - Bahamian Americans--Music
- - Work songs
- - Songs
- - United States -- Florida -- Palm Beach County -- Riviera
- - The term "Conch," while now more widely used to refer to a native of Key West, Florida, originally referred to British settlers of the Bahama Islands who later emigrated to South Florida. The unique accent of the Conchs--a mixture of British and Bahamian
- - A Conch folksong. The singer is the daughter of Wilbur and Mary Jane Roberts.
- - Performance Note: "Drive the Nail A'right, Boys" (vocals) performed by Naomi Nelson at Gospel Hall, Riviera, Florida, on January 15, 1940.
- Sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1939/013: AFS 03381 A01
- Source Collection
- Stetson Kennedy and Robert Cook WPA Florida Recordings (AFC 1939/013)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Chicago citation style:
Kennedy, Stetson, Robert Harrison Cook, and Naomi Nelson. Drive the Nail A'right, Boys. Riviera, Florida, 1940. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/flwpa000089/.
APA citation style:
Kennedy, S., Cook, R. H. & Nelson, N. (1940) Drive the Nail A'right, Boys. Riviera, Florida. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/flwpa000089/.
MLA citation style:
Kennedy, Stetson, Robert Harrison Cook, and Naomi Nelson. Drive the Nail A'right, Boys. Riviera, Florida, 1940. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/flwpa000089/>.