Audio Recording Boll Weevil
About this Item
- Boll Weevil
- Contributor Names
- Lomax, John A. (John Avery), 1867-1948 (Collector)
- Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) (Collector)
- Williams, Willie "Red Eye" (Performer)
- Lowry, Irvin "Gar Mouth" (Performer)
- Created / Published
- near Varner, Arkansas, May 20, 1939
- Subject Headings
- - United States -- Arkansas -- Lincoln County -- Varner
- - Music
- - Songs
- - Ballads
- - Work songs
- Work songs
- - Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas
- - Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #5
- - Performer referred to elsewhere as Willie "Garmouth" Williams or Willie "Gar Mouth" Williams
- - Performance Note: "Boll Weevil" performed by Willie "Red Eye" Williams and Irvin "Gar Mouth" Lowry (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #5, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 20, 1939.
- sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1939/001: AFS 02672a02
- Source Collection
- John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip (AFC 1939/001)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
- Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
- Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
- Lowry, Irvin "gar Mouth"
- Williams, Willie "red Eye"
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John and Ruby Lomax 1939 southern states recording trip (AFC 1939/001), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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, Willie "Red Eye" Williams, and Irvin "Gar Mouth" Lowry. Boll Weevil. near Varner, Arkansas, 1939. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000342/.
APA citation style:
Lomax, J. A., Lomax, R. T., Williams, W. ". E. & Lowry, I. ". M. (1939) Boll Weevil. near Varner, Arkansas. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000342/.
MLA citation style:
Lomax, John A, et al. Boll Weevil. near Varner, Arkansas, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000342/>.