Bonaparte's Retreat

Title

Bonaparte's Retreat

Digital Object

Performer

Stepp, William Hamilton (W.H.)

Date Recorded

1937-10-26

AFS Number

1568A2

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

Stepp, who Lomax misidentified in announcements and notes as "W.M. Stepp," was known locally as "Fiddler Bill." He lived in nearby Lakeville.

Genre

fiddle tune

Instrumentation

fiddle

State

Kentucky

County

Magoffin

Town

Salyersville

Is Referenced by

Originally:
Lomax, John A., Alan Lomax, and Ruth Crawford Seeger. Our Singing Country: A Second Volume of American Folk Songs and Ballads. The Macmillan Company, 1941.
(Includes transcriptions.)  

Currently as:
Lomax, John A., Alan Lomax, and Ruth Crawford Seeger. Our Singing Country: A Second Volume of American Folk Songs and Ballads. Dover, 2000.

Citation

“Bonaparte's Retreat,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed August 18, 2018, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/1114.

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