Audio Recording Twenty-one Summers

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Title
Twenty-one Summers
Contributor Names
Lomax, John A. (John Avery), 1867-1948 (Collector)
Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) (Collector)
Smith, James "Studdy Long" (Performer)
Created / Published
near Varner, Arkansas, May 21, 1939
Genre
Music
Songs
Work songs
Field hollers
Notes
-  Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas
-  Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #1
-  Performer referred to elsewhere as Jose Smith
-  Performance Note: "Twenty-one Summers" performed by James "Studdy Long" Smith (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #1, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 21, 1939.
Medium
sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1939/001: AFS 02616a02
Source Collection
John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip (AFC 1939/001)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.afc/afcss39.2616a2
Online Format
audio

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John and Ruby Lomax 1939 southern states recording trip (AFC 1939/001), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Lomax, John A, Ruby T Lomax, and James "Studdy Long" Smith. Twenty-one Summers. near Varner, Arkansas, 1939. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/lomaxbib000091/.

APA citation style:

Lomax, J. A., Lomax, R. T. & Smith, J. ". L. (1939) Twenty-one Summers. near Varner, Arkansas. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/lomaxbib000091/.

MLA citation style:

Lomax, John A, Ruby T Lomax, and James "Studdy Long" Smith. Twenty-one Summers. near Varner, Arkansas, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000091/>.