Go Tell Aunt Nancy

Album: Sounds Of The South (1773)

Songfacts®:

  • According to The 111 Best American Ballads: Folk Song USA, "Go Tell Aunt Nancy" is "possibly the best-known American folk song." Like all the songs in the Sixth Printing of this book, which was published in 1960, it was collected by the father and son team of John and Alan Lomax. The version published therein was adapted by Lomax and Lomax, and arranged for piano by the husband and wife team of Charles and Ruth Seeger.
  • "Go Tell Aunt Nancy" has also been rendered as "Go Tell Aunt Rhody" and "Go Tell Aunt Sally." In spite of its renown it has rarely been recorded. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2

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