The Green Morris Song

Title

The Green Morris Song

Digital Object

Performer

Stacy, Nancy

Date Recorded

1937-10-18

AFS Number

1546B2

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

A local adaptation of "The Unfortunate Rake" ("Streets of Laredo") about the murder of Jack Combs by Green Morris. Followed by discussion of the principals.

Genre

lyric song

Instrumentation

vocal

State

Kentucky

County

Perry

Town

Hazard

Citation

“The Green Morris Song,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed August 5, 2021, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/1043.

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