The Lakes of Pontchartrain

Title

The Lakes of Pontchartrain

Digital Object

Performer

Fannin, Pauline
Wilder, Gladys
Lewis, Dawn Leda

Date Recorded

1937-10-23

AFS Number

1562A2

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

Identified as "The Lake of Poncytrain" on AFS card. Guitar arbitrarily assigned. Lewis' name appears as "Don Reda" on AFS card
assumption made that "Dawn" is the appropriate spelling. (Lomax also announces her name as "Dawn Leda.")

Genre

ballad

Instrumentation

vocal
guitar

State

Kentucky

County

Morgan

Town

West Liberty

Citation

“The Lakes of Pontchartrain,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed June 16, 2021, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/1092.

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