In Dolen Town City

Title

In Dolen Town City

Digital Object

Performer

Unidentified

Date Recorded

1937-10-01

AFS Number

1457A3

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

The title was misidentified as "Bolantown City" on the AFS card, as well as attributed to Mary Ruth and Fannie Lou Feltner, but is sung by an unidentified man with a banjo. "Dolen Town" was the former name of Combs, Ky., in Perry County. Likely composed by the singer.

Genre

lyric song

Instrumentation

vocal
banjo

State

Kentucky

County

Leslie

Town

Hell for Certain

Citation

“In Dolen Town City,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed July 23, 2024, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/703.