The Death of the Blue Eagle

Title

The Death of the Blue Eagle

Digital Object

Performer

Davis, George

Date Recorded

1937-10-17

AFS Number

1529A2

AFC Collection

AFC 1937/001

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

AFS card identifies this as "The NRA," performed by "union organizer George Davis," who was known locally as "the Singing Miner." The title given here is taken from Davis' 1967 Folkways LP "When Kentucky Had No Union Men."

Genre

topical song

Instrumentation

vocal
guitar

State

Kentucky

County

Perry

Town

Hazard

Citation

“The Death of the Blue Eagle,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed June 24, 2021, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/961.

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