The University of Texas at Austin
English and American Songs: "I Went Out A’Sparking"
Identifier: e_utfc_0500
Title: English and American Songs: "I Went Out A’Sparking"
Description: Comic, satirical song (Sharp II-6, "If You Want to Go A-Courting"). Voice without accompaniment, four stanzas. First line: "Went out a’sparking; I didn’t know where to go..."
City: Livingston
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1941/05
Creator: Hendrix, Maidy Kelly (performer)
Contributor: Owens, William A. (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 2X6a
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.
Duration: 1 minute, 53 seconds