The White Pilgrim (#2)

Title

The White Pilgrim (#2)

Digital Object

Alternate Titles

The Lone Pilgrim

Performer

Jackson, Aunt Molly

Date Recorded

1939-27-05

AFS Number

2580B

AFC Collection

AFC 1939/012

AFC Collection Name

Alan Lomax recordings of Aunt Molly Jackson

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

Molly says this was a favorite song of her father's and of her grandfather Garland. Discussion follows about the ""lone pilgrim"" - Molly's explanation is a bit different than the facts of Joseph Thomas, the historical personage the song is about.

Genre

ballad

Instrumentation

vocal

State

New York

County

New York

Town

New York (Ny.)

Tags

Citation

“The White Pilgrim (#2),” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed August 15, 2020, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/1436.

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