The Girl I Left Behind Me

Title

The Girl I Left Behind Me

Digital Object

Performer

Mullins, J.M.

Date Recorded

1937-10-28

AFS Number

1595B2

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

Could be argued to be part of the preceding performance, and thus not included in AFS catalog, but as it has its own band it is entered discretely here. Mullins calls this an "old-time fiddlin' piece" and addresses an unidentified man: "you can play it on the fiddle, can't ye?"

Genre

dance tune
banjo tune
lyric song

Instrumentation

vocal
banjo

State

Kentucky

County

Magoffin

Town

Salyersville

Citation

“The Girl I Left Behind Me,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed June 22, 2021, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/1204.

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