Audio Recording Po' Laz'us Bad Laz'us / Old Bad Laz'us / Ole Laz'us / Po' Laz'rus
About this Item
- Po' Laz'us
- Bad Laz'us
- Old Bad Laz'us
- Ole Laz'us
- Po' Laz'rus
- Unidentified performers (Performer)
- Lomax, John A. (John Avery), 1867-1948 (Collector)
- Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) (Collector)
- Wesley, Henry (Performer)
- Clark, Charles (Performer)
Created / Published
- near Arkansas City, Arkansas, May 22, 1939
- - United States -- Arkansas -- Desha County -- Arkansas City
- - Music
- - Songs
- - Work songs
- Work songs
- - Group of convicts
- - Location also known as Gould, Arkansas
- - Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #9
- - Performance Note: "Po' Laz'us" performed by Charles Clark, Henry Wesley and unidentified performers (vocals with ax-cutting) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #9, near Arkansas City, Arkansas, on May 22, 1939.
- sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1939/001: AFS 02674b01
- 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
Cite This Item
Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.
Chicago citation style:
Unidentified Performers, John A Lomax, Ruby T Lomax, Henry Wesley, and Charles Clark. Po' Laz'us. near Arkansas City, Arkansas, 1939. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000350/.
APA citation style:
Unidentified Performers, Lomax, J. A., Lomax, R. T., Wesley, H. & Clark, C. (1939) Po' Laz'us. near Arkansas City, Arkansas. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000350/.
MLA citation style:
Unidentified Performers, et al. Po' Laz'us. near Arkansas City, Arkansas, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000350/>.