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Title
Finger Ring
Contributor Names
Gordon, Robert Winsow (recordist)
Mann, Mary C. (singer)
Created / Published
Library of Congress, 1978.
Subject Headings
-  Work songs
-  Folk songs--United States
-  Georgia
-  African Americans
-  Rowing
-  Sea Islands
-  Sea Islands Creole Dialect
Notes
-  Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (source)
-  April 12, 1926. (date)
-  Spoken at the end of the recording by Mary C. Mann: This is Miss Roberta Paul's, Paul's "boat song" that I have sung just now—the "Finger Ring." She like that. Sung by Mary C. Mann, Darien, Georgia, Macintosh county, April the twelfth, Nineteen twenty-six. (Content)
-  According to Robert Winslow Gordon, this was a rowing song used by people rowing cypress dug-out canoes in the Georgia Sea Islands. (General)
-  This song was published on the Library of Congress long playing record, "Folk-Songs of America: The Robert Winslow Gordon Collection," in 1978, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Archive of Folk Culture. (source note)
Form
sound recording
Extent
1 cyl.
Repository
American Folklife Center
LC Classification
AFC 1928/002 (cyl. A345, Item GA122)
Online Format
audio
Additional Metadata Formats
METSXML Record

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Chicago citation style:

Gordon, Robert Winsow, and Mary C Mann. Finger Ring. Library of Congress, 1978. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200196566/. (Accessed July 24, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Gordon, R. W. & Mann, M. C. (1978) Finger Ring. Library of Congress. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200196566/.

MLA citation style:

Gordon, Robert Winsow, and Mary C Mann. Finger Ring. Library of Congress, 1978. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200196566/>.