Songs of death & tragedy

Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith)


  • "A bicentennial project: Library of Congress, Archive of Folk Song"; includes recordings from field and commercial sources.
  • Program notes by McCormick, including words of the songs, and biographical and discographical references (16 p. ill.) inserted in container.
  • Forms part of: Marshall F. Granros Collection.


  • Will you miss me when I'm gone? / Blue Sky Boys -- The TB is whipping me / Ernest Tubb -- Meningitis blues / Ethel McCoy -- Ostatnia wola pijaka / Władysław Polak -- Roamin' Jack / Ted Hawkins Mountaineers -- The Lexington murder / Fields Ward -- The brown girl and fair Eleanor / Grandpa Jones -- Lover's crime / Pewee Maddux and His Lazy River Boys -- Bad Lee Brown / Unknown singer -- Poor Kelly blues / George McCoy -- John Henry / John Cephas -- Homenaje a J. F. Kennedy / Los Conquistadores -- The wreck of the Old 97 / Ernest V. Stoneman Trio -- Mountain Meadows massacre / George Harter -- The school house fire / Dixon Brothers -- Money cannot buy your soul / Anglin Brothers
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