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Audio Recording Harlan County blues

Harlan County blues

About this Item


  • Harlan County blues


  • Korson, George Gershon, 1899-1967 (recordist)
  • Davis, George, 1906-1992 (performer)

Created / Published

  • Library of Congress, 1965.


  • -  Coal miners
  • -  Labor unions--Organizing
  • -  Kentucky
  • -  Folk Songs
  • -  Union busting --United States --History
  • -  Blues (Music)
  • -  Social Change
  • -  Songs and Music
  • -  contemporary america (1945-present)
  • -  Work and Industry


  • -  Forms part of the George Korson Bituminous Songs Collection. AFC 1963/004: AFS 12010-12012 (source)
  • -  Recorded in Harlan, Kentucky. (venue)
  • -  Recorded in 1940. (date)
  • -  Published on the Library of Congress LP L60 "Songs and Ballads of the Bituminous Miners," 1965.


  • sound recording


  • 1 sound recording


  • American Folklife Center

LC Classification

  • AFC 1963/004: SR6A1

Online Format

  • audio

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Chicago citation style:

Korson, George Gershon, and George Davis. Harlan County blues. Library of Congress, 1965. Audio.

APA citation style:

Korson, G. G. & Davis, G. (1965) Harlan County blues. Library of Congress. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Korson, George Gershon, and George Davis. Harlan County blues. Library of Congress, 1965. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.