DESCRIPTION: "Got to New York this morning', just about half past nine (x2), Hollerin' one mornin' in Avalon, couldn't hardly keep from cryin'." "Avalon my hometown, always on my mind, Pretty mama's in Avalon...." "New York's a good town, but it's not for mine."
AUTHOR: Mississippi John Hurt
EARLIEST DATE: 1928
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Cohen-AFS1, p. 339, "Avalon Blues" (1 text)
ADDITIONAL: Harold Courlander, _A Treasury of Afro-American Folklore_, Crown Publishers, 1976, pp. 515-516, "(no title)" (1 text)
Mississippi John Hurt, "Avalon Blues" (on MJHurt04; on MJHurt05)
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