Charming Betsy

Title

Charming Betsy

Digital Object

Performer

Jackson, Aunt Molly

Date Recorded

1939-27-05

AFS Number

2554A2

AFC Collection

AFC 1939/012

AFC Collection Name

Alan Lomax recordings of Aunt Molly Jackson

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

Lomax: ""Where does that song come from, Molly?"" Jackson: ""It comes from where all the rest of the songs comes from I know - it comes out of the hills."" Lomax: ""Where'd you learn it, though?"" Jackson: ""I learned it in the mountains. I never learned none of these songs no other place for I never was nowhere else to learn nothing.""

Genre

lyric song

Instrumentation

vocal

State

New York

County

New York

Town

New York (Ny.)

Citation

“Charming Betsy,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed July 28, 2017, http://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/1377.

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