The University of Texas at Austin
Negro Secular Pieces (Dialogues, Blues, Other Songs); "Sylvester"
Identifier: e_utfc_0144
Title: Negro Secular Pieces (Dialogues, Blues, Other Songs); "Sylvester"
Description: Comic song, sounds like a popular song from a musical comedy; male voice without accompaniment. First line: "When Sylvester Johnson Lee reached New York from Tennessee..."
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: circa 1941
Contributor: Faulk, John Henry, Jr. (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 2X5a
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.
Duration: 1 minute, 57 seconds