Rattlesnake Daddy

Title

Rattlesnake Daddy

Digital Object

Performer

Garland, Jack

Date Recorded

1937-09-10

AFS Number

1393B1

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

Probably learned from Bill Carlisle's record. In his announcement following the performance, Lomax calls this "an example of the modern mountain music - perhaps an imitiation of the Negro blues." Garland was nine years old.

Genre

lyric song
popular country song

Instrumentation

vocal

State

Kentucky

County

Bell

Town

Arjay

Citation

“Rattlesnake Daddy,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed November 26, 2020, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/480.

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