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“The Death of J.B. Marcum.”

Nelson, Donald Lee. JEMF Quarterly. Vol. 11, 1975. pp. 7-22. (There are three recordings of this ballad in the collection.)

as played on guitar and sung by Maynard Britton

as played on guitar and sung by Maynard Britton

as sung by an unidentified performer; “attributed to Fanny Begley, but the singer is a man. Lomax addresses him as something like "Mr. Roberts."