Commentary on a Christmas Eve square dance

Title

Commentary on a Christmas Eve square dance

Digital Object

Performer

Jackson, Aunt Molly

Date Recorded

1939-27-05

AFS Number

2563B

AFC Collection

AFC 1939/012

AFC Collection Name

Alan Lomax recordings of Aunt Molly Jackson

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

A discussion of her father dragging her from a Christmas Eve square dance at the Spivey family's house at the Queen City coal camp near East Bernstadt, Laurel Co. This is identified as ""Skip to My Lou"" on the AFS card as she recites a lyric that became the punch-line of the story.

Genre

spoken

Instrumentation

vocal

State

New York

County

New York

Town

New York (Ny.)

Tags

Citation

“Commentary on a Christmas Eve square dance,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed October 24, 2021, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/1396.

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