The ballad of John Catchings (part 1)

Title

The ballad of John Catchings (part 1)

Digital Object

Performer

Gelders, Joe
Gelders, Esther Zane

Date Recorded

1937-11-13

AFS Number

1947B

AFC Collection

AFC 1938/008

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

Composed by the Gelders (identified as "Gelder" on AFS card) about a Birmingham, Ala., union leader framed on dynamiting charges.

Genre

topical song
ballad

Instrumentation

vocal

State

New York

County

New York City

Town

New York

Citation

“The ballad of John Catchings (part 1),” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed August 15, 2020, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/197.

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