Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Blue Monday

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the George Korson Bituminous Songs Collection. AFC 1963/004: AFS 12010-12012 (Source). Recorded in New Kensington, Pennsylvania. (Venue). Recorded in 1940. (Date). Published on the Library of Congress LP L60 "Songs and Ballads of the Bituminous Miners," 1965. (Bibliographic History). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Korson, George Gershon - Barry, Michael F.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1965
  • Sailing

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:25 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal quartet, with orchestra (Description). Legacy EDVR data included an issue of 16014 from take 3 which is not referenced on Victor blue history cards. Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Haydn Quartet - Godfrey Marks
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1907-06-26
  • General Hard Tack

    Humorous Songs. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:28 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with piano (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Dan W. Quinn - Dave Reed, Jr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1904-01-14
  • The old oaken bucket

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:44 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal quartet or octet (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Old Homestead Double Quartet - George Kiallmark - Samuel Woodworth
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1905-01-17
  • The Avondale Mine Disaster

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Recorded in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. (Venue). Recorded in 1946. (Date). First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L16, "Songs and Ballads of the Anthracite Miners," 1947. (Bibliographic History). Forms part of the George Korson Recordings of Pennsylvania Coal Miners Collection. (Source). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Korson, George Gershon - Quinn, John J.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1947
  • Det Norske flag

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:43 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with piano (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Hjalmar E. Rören - L. M. Ibsen
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1906-07-17
  • March comrades

    sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:37 | Instrumental (Category). Military band (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization ...

    • Contributor: Victor - William H. Santleman - United States Marine Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1906-10-15
  • Babes in Toyland march

    Musical Theater. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 03:41 | Instrumental (Category). Orchestra (Description). Also recorded as B-1234. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording is ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Victor Herbert - Pryor's Orchestra Victor Dance Orchestra [I.E., Pryor's Orchestra]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1904-06-28
  • You've Been A Good Old Wagon, But You've Done Broke Down

    Composer Ben Harney sings his song, "You've Been a Good Old Wagon, But You've Done Broke Down," without accompaniment. Recorded by Robert Winslow Gordon, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (probably in Harney's home), ca. 1925. sound recording | 1 cylinder. | This is thought to be the first published ragtime song, published in 1895. The original sheet music was written for piano and voice. (General). Not ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Harney, Benjamin Robertson - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1978
  • Marching through Georgia

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:21 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal duet, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Byron G. Harlan - Frank C. Stanley - Henry Clay Work
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1907-01-23
  • Home, sweet home

    Opera. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:10 | Vocal (Category). Soprano vocal solo, with piano (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording is required ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Lillian Blauvelt - Henry R. Bishop
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1905-04-13
  • Dixie

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:07 | Instrumental (Category). Band (Description). Also recorded as B-1778. Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Daniel Decatur Emmett - Arthur Pryor's Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1905-03-25
  • Babes in Toyland medley

    Musical Theater. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:36 | Instrumental (Category). Banjo duet, with piano (Description). Medley content supplied by W. Bryant. Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Victor Herbert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1904-04-07
  • Excelsior

    Classical Music. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 03:45 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal duet, with orchestra (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording is ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Harry Macdonough - Frank C. Stanley - Michael William Balfe - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1905-11-29
  • Russian gypsy song

    Classical Music. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 03:23 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording is ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Albert Janpolski
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1905-10-20
  • All in, down and out

    Ethnic Characterizations, Humorous Songs. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:55 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Arthur Collins - Chris Smith
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • [Chinese recording]

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:25 | Vocal (Category). Chinese vocal and instrumental ensemble. Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it ...

    • Contributor: Victor
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1902-11-17
  • The grand old rag

    Musical Theater. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:30 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Original song title was "You're a grand old rag." The May 1, 1907 catalog lists it as "rag," with a note reading "Now called '... flag.'" Murray sings "rag" on this record. Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Billy Murray - George M. Cohan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1906-02-06
  • Praise ye

    Religious, Opera. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:37 | Vocal (Category). Mixed vocal trio, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Schubert Trio - Giuseppe Verdi
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1906-06-12
  • Colley's Run-I-O

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28 "Cowboy Songs, Ballads, and Cattle Calls from Texas," edited by Duncan Emrich, 1952. (Bibliographic History). Versions of this woodsman's song are known in Maine, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. (General). Forms part of the L. Parker Temple Recordings collection. (Source). Recorded at the Library of Congress. (Venue). Recorded in 1946. ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Temple, L. Parker - Korson, Rae
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1952
  • United Service passing in review

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 7" disc recording. | Duration: 01:49 | Instrumental (Category). Band (Description). Also recorded as 31096. Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Arthur Pryor - David Wallis Reeves - Sousa's Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1902-06-18
  • Sleighride party

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:35 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal quartet (Description). Also recorded as [PM-]658 and [PM-]3088. Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Haydn Quartet
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1904-01-28
  • In the sweet bye and bye

    Religious. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:00 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal quartet (Description). It is not known whether M-11 or M-12 was the issued take. Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Haydn Quartet - Joseph Philbrick Webster
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1902-03-12
  • Lincoln' Lincolns speech at Gettysburg

    Speeches. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:32 | Spoken (Category). Recitation (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Abraham Lincoln
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1903-03-21
  • Down on the Brandywine

    Musical Theater. sound recording | 1 8" disc recording. | Duration: 01:45 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal duet, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Collins and Harlan - Byron G. Harlan - Arthur Collins - J. Mullen
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1907-01-15