Field Recordings, Horton Barker
Listed below are the ballad song variants performed by Horton Barker for Dr. W. Amos Abrams, now presented as part of the Dr. W. Amos Abrams Collection. A blind ballad singer from Chilhowee, Virginia, Mr. Barker performed at two folklore programs at Appalchian State Teachers College, one in 1941 and the other in 1942.
Dr. Abrams: "I call him the ballad singer supreme. And you will soon know why."