Commentary on play-parties and forbidden songs

Title

Commentary on play-parties and forbidden songs

Digital Object

Performer

Jackson, Aunt Molly

Date Recorded

1939-27-05

AFS Number

3335B

AFC Collection

AFC 1939/012

AFC Collection Name

Alan Lomax recordings of Aunt Molly Jackson

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

Discussion of songs forbidden by her parents, who believed play parties were sinful. She sings fragments of play songs ""Skip to My Lou,"" ""Charlie's Neat, and ""Three Dukes a Roving."" (Item identified in AFS card as ""Skip to My Lou."")

Genre

commentary

Instrumentation

vocal

State

New York

County

New York

Town

New York (Ny.)

Citation

“Commentary on play-parties and forbidden songs,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed September 25, 2017, http://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/1456.

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