The Gospel Train

Title

The Gospel Train

Digital Object

Performer

Hoskins, Boyd
Mrs. Boyd Hoskins

Date Recorded

1937-10-09

AFS Number

1496A1

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

The Hoskins recall learning this song from an African American schoolteacher (Julie Johnson) when they were children, although where she lived is inaudible.

Genre

sacred song

Instrumentation

vocal

Setting

At the home of Delbert Sibert

State

Kentucky

County

Clay

Town

Horse Creek

Citation

“The Gospel Train,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed September 18, 2020, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/829.

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