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Black Texicans [sound recording] : balladeers and songsters of the Texas frontier.

Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002 (Added Author). Archive of American Folk Song. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library CD 28455 37684000872950 Ralph's Corner - Early African American Music Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Rounder, p1999.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Compact disc.
Program notes by Alan Lomax, Matthew Barton, and Paul Oliver, and song texts ([40] p. : ill., ports.) inserted in container.
Formatted Contents Note:
St. James Hospital (1:13) ; The Old Chisholm Trail (1:06) (Moses "Clear Rock" Platt) -- Ranging buffalo (The buffalo skinners) (Pete Harris) (1:02) -- Western cowboy (Lead Belly) (3:30) -- Western cowboy (Percy Ridge) (2:09) -- St. James Hospital (James "Iron Head" Baker) (2:15) -- Jack of diamonds (2:06) ; He rambled (1:12) (Harris) -- My pretty little yellow gal (My yellow gal) (Lightnin' Washington and work group) (3:13) -- Pick a bale of cotton (unknown axe-cutting group) (1:56) -- That's all right, baby (Platt) (4:23) -- Old Aunt Dinah ("Butter Boy") (1:22) -- Square dance calls : Little Liza Jane (Harris) (2:13) -- East Texas rag (Smith Casey) (2:06) -- When I was a little boy (the Angelina Quartet) (2:36) -- Rabbit in the garden (Ace Johnson) (2:53) -- Old Aunt Dinah (2:20) ; Let's go a-huntin' (Come on boys and let's go to huntin') (1:55) ; Walk-a-dolly walk (1:00) (Henry Truvillion) -- Fox chase (unknown harmonica player) (1:47) -- Old Joe Clark (:42) ; Long summer day (1:54) (Platt) -- Log rolling (Uncle Billy McCrea) (1:50) -- Buzzard song (Old king buzzard) (Arthur Armstrong) (1:41) -- Boll weevil (Phineas Rockmore) (2:36) -- Been on the cholly so long (Don Mooney) (1:02) -- The Dallas railway (Will Roseborough and tie-tamping group) (1:29) -- Traveling man (Rockmore) (3:07) -- The train (unknown harmonica player) (2:00).
Participant or Performer Note:
Various performers.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Original field recordings produced and recorded in Texas, 1933-1940, by John A. and Alan Lomax, for the Archive of American Folksong; includes some previously unreleased material.
Subject: African Americans > Texas > Music.
Ballads, English > Texas.
Folk songs, English > Texas
Folk music > Texas
Cowboys > Texas > Songs and music.
Work songs > Texas.
Field recordings > Texas.

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