The Murder of Virgil Gibson

Title

The Murder of Virgil Gibson

Digital Object

Performer

Hudson, Hazel

Date Recorded

1937-10-18

AFS Number

1546A1

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

A regional ballad sung from the perspective of the wrongfully accused.

Genre

topical song
ballad

Instrumentation

vocal

State

Kentucky

County

Perry

Town

Hazard

Citation

“The Murder of Virgil Gibson,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed June 20, 2021, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/1040.

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