The Knoxville Girl

Title

The Knoxville Girl

Performer

Steele, Lillie
Steele, Pearl
Steele, Pete

Date Recorded

1938-03-29

AFS Number

1709A

AFC Collection

AFC 1938/004

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

In discussion following, Mrs. Steele recalls learning the song from the Snell boys in Whitley Co. Identified as "The Knoxville Girl" on AFS card, although beginning is cut off and no other reference to a Knoxville girl is made in the song.

Genre

ballad

Instrumentation

vocal
banjo

State

Ohio

County

Butler

Town

Hamilton

Tags

Citation

“The Knoxville Girl,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed October 27, 2020, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/162.

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