Pretty Polly

Title

Pretty Polly

Digital Object

Performer

Mullins, J.M.

Date Recorded

1937-10-28

AFS Number

1596A1

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

This is the lost love song, not the murder ballad. Identified on AFS card as "I've Rambled This Country Both Early and Late." Card also credits Mullins with a banjo, but the song is unaccompanied.

Genre

lyric song

Instrumentation

vocal

State

Kentucky

County

Magoffin

Town

Salyersville

Citation

“Pretty Polly,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed June 16, 2021, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/1205.

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