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Audio Recording The Farmer's Curst Wife

The Farmer's Curst Wife

About this Item


  • The Farmer's Curst Wife


  • Davis, Asa (singer)
  • Flanders, Helen Hartness -- 1890-1972 (speaker)
  • Emrich, Duncan -- 1908-1977 (speaker)

Created / Published

  • Library of Congress, 1948.


  • -  Ballads
  • -  Irish--Music
  • -  Irish Americans
  • -  Vermont
  • -  Library of Congress
  • -  Washington (D.C.)
  • -  Songs, Irish
  • -  Folk songs, Irish
  • -  Child ballads
  • -  Traditional and Ethnic Songs and Music
  • -  Songs and Music
  • -  contemporary america (1945-present)
  • -  Immigration and Migration


  • -  Helen Hartness Flanders Collection (source)
  • -  February 27, 1948. (date)
  • -  Recorded at the Library of Congress. (venue)
  • -  This ballad is found in The English and Scottish Popular Ballads by James Francis Chilld,(1882-1898 )ballad #278, commony referred to as a Child ballad. (bibliographic history)


  • sound recording


  • 1 reel.


  • American Folklife Center

LC Classification

  • AFC 1948/001: AFS 9127 A

Online Format

  • audio

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Chicago citation style:

Davis, Asa, Helen Hartness Flanders, and Duncan Emrich. TheFarmer's Curst Wife. Library of Congress, 1948. Audio.

APA citation style:

Davis, A., Flanders, H. H. & Emrich, D. (1948) TheFarmer's Curst Wife. Library of Congress. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Davis, Asa, Helen Hartness Flanders, and Duncan Emrich. TheFarmer's Curst Wife. Library of Congress, 1948. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.