I've Been In the Bend So Long

Title

I've Been In the Bend So Long

Digital Object

Performer

Mullins, J.M.

Date Recorded

1937-10-28

AFS Number

1593B3

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

Contains elements of "I Wish I Was A Mole In the Ground," "Goin' Round This World," and "Banjo Picking Girl." AFS card places the session in Salyersville, which we have gone with here. (There is a marked aural difference between the Floress session and that of the purported Salyersville session.)

Genre

lyric song

Instrumentation

vocal
banjo

State

Kentucky

County

Magoffin

Town

Salyersville

Citation

“I've Been In the Bend So Long,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed June 24, 2021, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/1197.

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