Kirkheart, Sgt. Alexander
AFC Catalog Record
Sgt. Kirkheart announces that he learned the song in New Martinsville, West Virginia, from his father and uncle.
Is Referenced by
Cohen, Anne B. Poor Pearl, Poor Girl! The Murdered-Girl Stereotype in Ballad and Newspaper. Published for the American Folklore Society by The University of Texas Press. 1973. (Study of the ballad of Pearl Bryan; there are several recordings of the song in the collection.)
“Pearl Bryant,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed June 23, 2021, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/134.