Little Boy Went a-Courtin'

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LITTLE BOY WENT A-COURTIN'. Old-Time, Breakdown. USA, Mississippi. A Major. Recorded for the Library of Congress in 1939 by Herbert Halpert from the playing of Lauderdale County, Mississippi, fiddler Frank Kittrell (whose wife, Mollie Kittrell, beat straws on the fiddle for each of the tunes recorded that day). Kittrell was aged 68 at the time, and had a repertoire of over 100 tunes; he kept playing into the 1950's in various bands.

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Recorded sources: Library of Congress AFS 03036 A01, Frank Kittrell (1939).




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