Lady Gay (part 2)

Title

Lady Gay (part 2)

Digital Object

Alternate Titles

Three Little Babes

Performer

Jackson, Aunt Molly

Date Recorded

1939-27-05

AFS Number

2581B

AFC Collection

AFC 1939/012

AFC Collection Name

Alan Lomax recordings of Aunt Molly Jackson

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

Followed by discussion. Molly explains she learned the song from her stepmother
that the babes in the song died of yellow fever that ""struck into the schools.""

Genre

ballad

Instrumentation

vocal

State

New York

County

New York

Town

New York (Ny.)

Tags

Citation

“Lady Gay (part 2),” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed June 4, 2020, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/1438.

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