The balled of sally Anne is one unusual country song that exists among the race lynching group. It was recorded by mark OConnor. The melody is also called "Sandy Land" and "The Sandy Land's Great Big Taters." the tune was named after Howdy's wife, who was in the band for kinds of stuff like vocals and was still there even when her husband left. The Hill Billies, a region band from Galax, Va., recorded an influential version in 1925 (re-released on Document DOC-8039). "The Ballad of Sally Anne" is a song with lyrics written by Alice Randall to a traditional tune that is unusual for the topic among country songs, a race lynching. The Companion of the Fiddler says: AKA and see "Beano", "Darneo", "Dineo". Roan Mountain, Tennessee's Fiddler Joe Birch field (1911-2001), played a version of "Sally Ann" in C's key. Sally Ann' was jokingly called the Surry County, North Carolina ' national anthem.' Among the many early recordings of the song was a version that came from Ashe County, North Carolina. String band, Frank Blevins and His Tar Hell Rattlers (a name made up on the spot at the 1927 Columbia recording session in Atlanta for 16-year-old fiddler Frank Blevins, his older brother, and guitarist Ed Blevins and b). The song was recorded by the New Nashville Cats band project from Mark O'Connor.