The University of Texas at Austin
English and American Songs: "The Hangman
Identifier: e_utfc_0511
Title: English and American Songs: "The Hangman's Rope"
Description: Child No. 95, "The Maid Freed from the Gallows," voice without accompaniment; 15 stanzas. First line: "Slack man, slack man, slack your lines; slack them for a while..."
City: Fred
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1941
Creator: Dryden, Mrs. Lela (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: 4 minutes, 3 seconds