The Orphan Girl (part 2)

Title

The Orphan Girl (part 2)

Digital Object

Performer

Jackson, Aunt Molly

Date Recorded

1939-27-05

AFS Number

2575B

AFC Collection

AFC 1939/012

AFC Collection Name

Alan Lomax recordings of Aunt Molly Jackson

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

Molly, at the end of the preceding disc, claims this ballad as her own. AFS card identifies it as ""The Coal Miner's Child,"" the title which Hedy West used in a version on her Folk Legacy album.

Genre

ballad

Instrumentation

vocal

State

New York

County

New York

Town

New York (Ny.)

Tags

Citation

“The Orphan Girl (part 2),” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed June 4, 2020, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/1425.

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