Audio Recording Cotton-Eyed Joe
About this Item
- Cotton-Eyed Joe
- Lomax, John A. (John Avery), 1867-1948 (Collector)
- Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) (Collector)
- Newcomer, Elmo (Performer)
Created / Published
- near Pipe Creek, Texas, May 3, 1939
- - United States -- Texas -- Bandera County -- Pipe Creek
- - Music
- - Dance music
- - Fiddle tunes
- Dance music
- Fiddle tunes
- - Performer referred to elsewhere as Earl Newcomer
- - Venue: Ranch home of Elmo Newcomer
- - Performance Note: "Cotton-Eyed Joe" performed by Elmo Newcomer (vocals and fiddle) at his ranch home, near Pipe Creek, Texas, on May 3, 1939.
- sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1939/001: AFS 02632a01
- John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip (AFC 1939/001)
- American Folklife Center
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John and Ruby Lomax 1939 southern states recording trip (AFC 1939/001), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.
Chicago citation style:
Lomax, John A, Ruby T Lomax, and Elmo Newcomer. Cotton-Eyed Joe. near Pipe Creek, Texas, May 3, 1939. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000040/.
APA citation style:
Lomax, J. A., Lomax, R. T. & Newcomer, E. (1939) Cotton-Eyed Joe. near Pipe Creek, Texas, May 3. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000040/.
MLA citation style:
Lomax, John A, Ruby T Lomax, and Elmo Newcomer. Cotton-Eyed Joe. near Pipe Creek, Texas, May 3, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000040/>.