General InformationEdit

Performer: Uncle Eck Dunford
Instrumentation: Violin- Uncle Eck Dunford, Harmonica- Ernest Stoneman, Mandolin- Hattie Stoneman, Banjo- Bolen Frost, Autoharp- unknown
Date of recording: 1928
Record label: Victor
Serial #:V-40060B


(As summarized by Harry Smith, The Anthology Of American Folk Music) "MOTHER HOSPITABLE, BUT GIRLS FIND SHODDY OLDSTER'S ACTIONS PERVERSE." (3)

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Versions of this song also exist in the English and Scottish tradition. The phrase "Jump Jim Crow" is used in this song, as well as a reference to Rye Straw, suggesting that this version emerged sometime between 1828 and 1924.

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