The University of Texas at Austin
Negro Songs
Identifier: e_utfc_1060
Title: Negro Songs
Description: Music performed by a group of girls from Merryville Grammar School; Gentry Young Bennett of Merryville, Louisiana; a prison quartet from the state penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas; Washington [Lightnin'?] and a group of convicts at Darrington State Farm in Sandy Point, Texas; and Uncle Billy McCrea in Jasper, Texas. Songs include 'Com On, Willie,' 'Didn't it Rain,' and 'Mary Jane.'
City: Merryville; Huntsville; Sandy Point; Jasper
County: Beauregard; Walker; Brazoria; Jasper
State: Louisiana; Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1934/041934/04/1019391940/10
Creator: Bennet, Gentry Young (singer); Washington [Lightnin'?] (singer); McCrea, Billy (singer)
Contributor: Lomax, John A. (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.