Johnny McCardner

Title

Johnny McCardner

Digital Object

Performer

Hudson, Hazel

Date Recorded

1937-10-19

AFS Number

1543B1

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

"McCardner" is likely an adulteration of "Johnny the Carpenter." This fragment was printed in the Lomaxes' "Our Singing County" as "Johnny McCardner," so it's maintained here.

Genre

ballad

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.

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Citation

“Johnny McCardner,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed December 3, 2021, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/1026.

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