As I Sat Down To Play Tin Can

Title

As I Sat Down To Play Tin Can

Digital Object

Alternate Titles

Boston Burglar
Poor Boy
Po' Boy
Coon Can

Performer

Horne, Howard

Date Recorded

1937-10-19

AFS Number

1542B

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Genre

lyric song

Instrumentation

vocal

State

Kentucky

County

Perry

Town

Hazard

Is Referenced by

Originally:
Lomax, John A., Alan Lomax, and Ruth Crawford Seeger. Our Singing Country: A Second Volume of American Folk Songs and Ballads. The Macmillan Company, 1941.
(Includes transcriptions.)  

Currently as:
Lomax, John A., Alan Lomax, and Ruth Crawford Seeger. Our Singing Country: A Second Volume of American Folk Songs and Ballads. Dover, 2000.

Citation

“As I Sat Down To Play Tin Can,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed August 18, 2018, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/1020.

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