Oh Willie, Oh Willie (part 1)

Title

Oh Willie, Oh Willie (part 1)

Digital Object

Performer

Mullins, J.M.

Date Recorded

1937-10-23

AFS Number

1564A3

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

Title here is what is given on AFS card
unrelated to the "Oh Willie" that appears in the murder ballad "Pretty Polly." The assumption is that the Lomaxes followed Mullins back to his home on Lacy Creek after seeing him perform at the talent show in West Liberty.

Genre

lyric song

Instrumentation

vocal
banjo

State

Kentucky

County

Morgan

Town

Lacy Creek
Floress

Citation

“Oh Willie, Oh Willie (part 1),” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed June 20, 2021, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/1103.

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