The Hanging of Ed Helkins

Title

The Hanging of Ed Helkins

Digital Object

Performer

Pace, Eliza

Date Recorded

1937-09-28

AFS Number

1439A

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

Identified on AFS card as "The Hanging of Henry Hoskins" but Ms. Pace gives the subject's name as Ed Helkins following the performance.

Genre

ballad

Instrumentation

vocal

Setting

Mrs. Lewis' hotel room

State

Kentucky

County

Leslie

Town

Hyden

Tags

Citation

“The Hanging of Ed Helkins,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed March 4, 2024, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/639.