Suggested Readings, Recordings, and Links


Ardery, Julia S., ed., Welcome the Traveler Home: Jim Garland's Story of the Kentucky Mountains. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1983.
Green, Archie, "A Folklorist's Creed and Folksinger's Gift" in his Torching the Fink Books and Other Essays on Vernacular Culture. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2001.
-------. Only a Miner: Studies in Recorded Coal-Mining Songs. Urbana:
University of Illinois Press, 1972.
Romalis, Shelly. Pistol Packin' Mama: Aunt Molly Jackson and the Politics of Folksong. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999.


Sarah Ogan Gunning: "Girl of Constant Sorrow," ed. Archie Green. (Folk-Legacy 26) Sharon, Conn.: Folk-Legacy Records, 1965.
Sarah Ogan Gunning: "The Silver Dagger," ed. Mark Wilson. (Rounder 0051) Somerville, Mass.: Rounder Records, 1976.

Web Links
Appalshop Films
Folk-Legacy Records
"The Songs of Sarah Ogan Gunning" streams Woody Guthrie's recollections of hearing her sing