The Butcher's Boy

Title

The Butcher's Boy

Digital Object

Performer

Morris, Jimmy

Date Recorded

1937-10-20

AFS Number

1548B2

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

Identified on AFS card as "In Johnson City I did dwell," which is the first line Morris sings (and which localizes the ballad).

Genre

ballad

Instrumentation

vocal

State

Kentucky

County

Perry

Town

Hazard

Tags

Citation

“The Butcher's Boy,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed September 21, 2021, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/1050.

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