C.C.C. Blues

Title

C.C.C. Blues

Digital Object

Alternate Titles

The Night-Hawk

Performer

Begley, Clay

Date Recorded

1937-10-01

AFS Number

1454A3

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

A variant of the "unprintable" ballad of The Night-Hawk, adapted to warn of roving Civilian Conservation Corps workers.

Genre

lyric song
bawdy song

Instrumentation

vocal

State

Kentucky

County

Leslie

Town

Hell for Certain

Citation

“C.C.C. Blues,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed September 21, 2021, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/689.

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