If the Light Has Gone Out of Your Soul

Title

If the Light Has Gone Out of Your Soul

Digital Object

Performer

Caldwell, John

Date Recorded

1937-09-26

AFS Number

1418A1

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

Identified on AFS card as "When the Light Hath Gone Out In Your Soul" and, at the end of the disc, identified Mr. Caldwell as "John T. Cowell" (pronounced "coh-ELL"). Caldwell was from Phillips Fork. All of the recordings from Sizemore's home are labeled as being recorded at "Middlefork" on AFS cards, as the creek emptied nearby into the Middle Fork of the Kentucky River.

Genre

sacred song

Instrumentation

vocal

Setting

The home of John Sizemore

State

Kentucky

County

Leslie

Town

Marrowbone Creek
Gardner

Citation

“If the Light Has Gone Out of Your Soul,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed December 3, 2021, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/574.

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