Old Time Fiddling: An Interview with Pop Powers, 1973  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Old Time Fiddling: An Interview with Pop Powers
0.03 linear feet
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William Denecke was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
Telephone: 541-346-3925
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Publication of this finding aid was supported in whole or part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by Oregon State Library.

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Restrictions on Use

Collection includes project release form signed by the collector.

Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Alternative Forms Available

Sound recordings in this collection are available as digital audio files in the archives.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Instrumental Music-Fiddle Tunes
The Girl I Left Behind Me (2)
Soldier's Joy
The Battle of New Orleans (The Eighth of January)
Durain's Horn Pipe
Horn Pipe
Cattle Call (2)
Hell Among the Yearlings

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T01_1973_005: Pop Powers interview sound recording
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
Side 1: Includes an interview with Pop Powers, an old time fiddler. The tape has numerous songs including "Bottle of New Orleans," "Durain's Horn Pipe," "Cattle Call," and "Hell Among the Yearlings." The taping session was done on Feb 19, 1973 in the home of Pop Powers with Emmy Fox on the guitar. The interviewer is William Denecke and was done for Prof. Toelkin's Intro to Folklore, winter 1973.
Also available in the archives on electronic optical disc (CD-ROM). CD label - C01_1973_005
February 19, 1971

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • fiddles
  • instrumentalists
  • Old Time Music
  • Sound recordings
  • Personal Names :
  • Powers, Pop
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Texas
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project