The University of Texas at Austin
Negro Songs
Identifier: e_utfc_1052
Title: Negro Songs
Description: Music performed by Uncle Billy McCrea and Arthur Armstrong of Jasper, Texas, Clyde Hill, Smith Carson, Ace Johnson, and a group of black convicts at Clemens State Farm in Brazoria, Texas, and Henry and Ruby Lee Truvillion of Burkeville, Texas. Songs include 'Old King Buzzard,' 'I'm a Bad Man from the Brazos Land,' and 'Them Bones O'Mine.'
City: Jasper; Brazoria; Burkeville
County: Jasper; Brazoria; Newton
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 19391940
Creator: McCrea, Billy (singer); Armstrong, Arthur (singer, guitarist); Hill, Clyde (singer); Carson, Smith (
Contributor: Lomax, John A. (field recorder); Lomax, Ruby T. (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.