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Audio Recording The Bombardment of Bristol

The Bombardment of Bristol

About this Item


  • The Bombardment of Bristol


  • Hinton, Sam -- 1917-2009 (singer)
  • Emrich, Duncan -- 1908-1977 (recordist)
  • Korson, Rae (recordist)


  • -  Rhode Island
  • -  United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
  • -  Songs, American
  • -  Ballads
  • -  Folk songs--United States
  • -  Washington (D.C.)
  • -  Wallace, James, Sir, 1731-1803


  • -  This ballad tells the story of the first bombardment of Bristol, Rhode Island by the British on October 7, 1775, during the American Revolution. (Content)
  • -  Forms part of the Sam Hinton Collection. (source)
  • -  Recorded at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., (venue)
  • -  Recorded on March 25, 1947 (date)


  • sound recording


  • 1 disc.


  • American Folklife Center

LC Classification

  • AFC 1948/050: AFS 8931

Online Format

  • audio

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Chicago citation style:

Hinton, Sam, Duncan Emrich, and Rae Korson. TheBombardment of Bristol. Audio.

APA citation style:

Hinton, S., Emrich, D. & Korson, R. TheBombardment of Bristol. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Hinton, Sam, Duncan Emrich, and Rae Korson. TheBombardment of Bristol. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.