Audio Recording Oh the Sun Done Quit Shinin' Oh, De Sun Done Quit Shining
Oh the Sun Done Quit Shinin'
Oh the Sun Done Quit Shinin'
About this Item
- Oh the Sun Done Quit Shinin'
- Oh, De Sun Done Quit Shining
- Lomax, John A. (John Avery), 1867-1948 (Collector)
- Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) (Collector)
- Thomas, Lonnie (Performer)
Created / Published
- Raiford, Florida, June 4, 1939
- - United States -- Florida -- Union County -- Raiford
- - Music
- - Songs
- - Work songs
- Work songs
- - Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary
- - Venue: State Farm
- - Performance Note: "Oh the Sun Done Quit Shinin'" performed by Lonnie Thomas (vocals) at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 4, 1939.
- sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1939/001: AFS 02713a02
- 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
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Chicago citation style:
Lomax, John A, Ruby T Lomax, and Lonnie Thomas. Oh the Sun Done Quit Shinin'. Raiford, Florida, June 4, 1939. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000510/.
APA citation style:
Lomax, J. A., Lomax, R. T. & Thomas, L. (1939) Oh the Sun Done Quit Shinin'. Raiford, Florida, June 4. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000510/.
MLA citation style:
Lomax, John A, Ruby T Lomax, and Lonnie Thomas. Oh the Sun Done Quit Shinin'. Raiford, Florida, June 4, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000510/>.