Audio Recording Rock Island Line
About this Item
- Rock Island Line
- Contributor Names
- Lomax, John A. (John Avery), 1867-1948 (Collector)
- Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) (Collector)
- Green, Joe (Performer)
- Jones, George (Performer)
- Story, C. A. (Performer)
- Denny, John (Performer)
- Battle, Joe (Performer)
- Johnson, Willie "Little Life" (Performer)
- Created / Published
- near Varner, Arkansas, May 21, 1939
- Work songs
- - Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas
- - Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #1
- - Performance Note: "Rock Island Line" performed by Joe Green, Joe Battle, John Denny, Willie "Little Life" Johnson, C. A. Story, and George Jones (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #1, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 21, 1939.
- sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1939/001: AFS 02671a01
- Source Collection
- John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip (AFC 1939/001)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
- Battle, Joe
- Denny, John
- Green, Joe
- Johnson, Willie "little Life"
- Jones, George
- Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
- Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
- Story, C. A.
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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, Joe Green, George Jones, C. A Story, John Denny, Joe Battle, and Willie "Little Life" Johnson. Rock Island Line. near Varner, Arkansas, 1939. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/lomaxbib000336/.
APA citation style:
Lomax, J. A., Lomax, R. T., Green, J., Jones, G., Story, C. A., Denny, J. [...] Johnson, W. ". L. (1939) Rock Island Line. near Varner, Arkansas. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/lomaxbib000336/.
MLA citation style:
Lomax, John A, et al. Rock Island Line. near Varner, Arkansas, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000336/>.