The Assassination of Governor Goebel

Title

The Assassination of Governor Goebel

Digital Object

Performer

Setters, Jilson (J.W. Day)

Date Recorded

1937-06-28

AFS Number

1014B1

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/007

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

False start owing to Jean Thomas correcting the lyrics^ performance stops abruptly when Day forgets the lyrics.

Genre

topical song
ballad

Instrumentation

vocal
fiddle

Setting

At the home of Jean Thomas

State

Kentucky

County

Boyd

Town

Ashland

Citation

“The Assassination of Governor Goebel,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed June 15, 2021, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/87.

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