The Death of Harry Simms

Title

The Death of Harry Simms

Digital Object

Performer

Jackson, Aunt Molly

Date Recorded

1937-11-13

AFS Number

1941A

AFC Collection

AFC 1938/008

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

"This song was composed by Aunt Molly Jackson and her youngest brother, Jim Garland, in 1932, recently after the murder of Harry Simms by the coal operators in Kentucky."

Genre

topical song
ballad

Instrumentation

vocal

State

New York

County

New York City

Town

New York

Citation

“The Death of Harry Simms,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed October 15, 2019, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/182.

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