Audio Recording I Wish I Was a Little Rock
I Wish I Was a Little Rock
I Wish I Was a Little Rock
About this Item
- I Wish I Was a Little Rock
- Wood, Ray (Performer)
- Lomax, John A. (John Avery), 1867-1948 (Collector)
- Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) (Collector)
Created / Published
- Houston, Texas, April 13, 1939
- - United States -- Texas -- Harris County -- Houston
- - Music
- - Songs
- - Nursery rhymes
- Nursery rhymes
- - Collector's genre note: "American Mother Goose jingles"
- - Venue: Room under ramp of storage garage
- - Performance Note: "I Wish I Was a Little Rock" performed by Ray Wood (vocals) in room under ramp of storage garage, Houston, Texas, on April 13, 1939.
- sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1939/001: AFS 02595b07
- John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip (AFC 1939/001)
- American Folklife Center
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- Everybody's Down on Me
- Little Log Cabin
- Springtime in the Rockies
John and Ruby Lomax 1939 southern states recording trip (AFC 1939/001), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Cite This Item
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Chicago citation style:
Wood, Ray, John A Lomax, and Ruby T Lomax. I Wish I Was a Little Rock. Houston, Texas, 1939. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000007/.
APA citation style:
Wood, R., Lomax, J. A. & Lomax, R. T. (1939) I Wish I Was a Little Rock. Houston, Texas. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000007/.
MLA citation style:
Wood, Ray, John A Lomax, and Ruby T Lomax. I Wish I Was a Little Rock. Houston, Texas, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000007/>.