Down In Tennessee Valley

Title

Down In Tennessee Valley

Digital Object

Performer

Lewis, Henrietta
Lewis, Roberta

Date Recorded

1937-10-23

AFS Number

1561A1

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

Likely learned from the 1928 Emry Arthur record (originally composed as "Down In the Lehigh Valley by William W. Delaney, c. 1880). Identified as Henrietta and Ernestine Wilson on AFS card
names here announced by E.L. Harold on disc. Harold also announces the site of the session as Wrigley, Ky., seven miles north of West Liberty, although W.L. appears on AFS card. Guitar arbitrarily assigned.

Genre

lyric song
popular country song

Instrumentation

vocal
guitar

State

Kentucky

County

Morgan

Town

Wrigley

Citation

“Down In Tennessee Valley,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed November 26, 2020, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/1088.

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