• Syntymistaan sureva = O that I had never been born

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Soininen, vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on November 5, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Finnish. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting John Soininen performing ...

    • Contributor: Soininen, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • When a Sinner Comes, As a Sinner May

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 16 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Conch song learned in the Bahamas. The singer, an 84-year-old blind man, was born in the Bahamas and emigrated to Florida ca. 1911. The term "Conch," while now more widely used to refer to a native of Key West, Florida, originally referred to British ...

    • Contributor: Roberts, Wilbur - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-16
  • Medley quadrille with figures called

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 68.8 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Performed by the Metropolitan Orchestra. (Performers). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Metropolitan Orchestra - Metropolitan Orchestra (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1900
  • The Good old rebel

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Sung by Leonard W. Jones, accompanied on guitar by Ben Pitts. Yellow song check-list notes: "Swell! Good singing." Civil War song. Leonard W. Jones, vocals; Ben Pitts, guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pine Grove, California on October 3, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available ...

    • Contributor: Ben Pitts and Leonard W. Jones - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Pitts, Ben - Jones, Leonard W. - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • La pasion infeliz = Unhappy love

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Jessie de Soto, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on February 10, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Jessie ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • British Field March

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • Por ti = For thee

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "A current hit in Portugal with American jazz accompaniment improvised by Mrs. Avila's son [Albert]." Dust jacket notes: Song on AFS 3876 A2 repeated on AFS 3876 B2. Alice Lemos Avila, vocals; Albert Avila, piano. (Performers). Recorded by ...

    • Contributor: Alice Lemos Avila and Albert Avila - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Avila, Alice Lemos - Avila, Albert - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Tuning of violin [as a kemanche]

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Jack Aslanian, violin. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 23, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Aslanian's Armenian Orchestra performing Armenian and ...

    • Contributor: Aslanian, Jack - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Ah, love, but a day!, Op. 44, No. 2

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. | From Songs of Amy Beach (BRIDGE 9182) (Source). Used courtesy of Bridge Records, www.bridgerecords.com (Copyright Notice). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Bridge Records - Beach, H. H. A. - Mason, Patrick - Polk, Joanne
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • The Old Black Cat

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 24 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Conch folksong. The singer is the daughter of Wilbur and Mary Jane Roberts. The term "Conch," while now more widely used to refer to a native of Key West, Florida, originally referred to British settlers of the Bahama Islands who later emigrated to South ...

    • Contributor: Nelson, Naomi - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-15
  • Varsoviana (Varceliana) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Anaya was 39 and his daughter was 18 at the time of this recording. Both play by ear. Mr. Anaya learned to play the violin by himself and he in turn has taught his daughter. Both are residents of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. In Spanish. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Anaya, Nieves - Violin - Anaya, Ernestina (Daughter of Nieves) - Rael, Juan B. - Anaya, Ernestina - Romero, Alfredo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Shooting Creek

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-11-26
  • Al pie de este santo altar (At the Foot of This Holy Altar) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Montoya, age 70, was from Cerro, New Mexico. Alabado Category: The Passion Transcription: Al pie de este santo altar/la Virgen quedó llorando/por Jesús, su Hijo divino,/y en su pasión contemplando./En su santísimo llanto,/clama y dice: -¡Ay mi Jesús!/¿Qué haré sola en este mundo,/quién lo baja de la cruz?/Ya ...

    • Contributor: Montoya, Luis - Vocal - Rael, Juan B. - Chávez, Adolfo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • Paz = Lilies of peace

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Jessie de Soto, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on August 14, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Where Have You Been, Charming Billy

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 16 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | This ballad was used as a lullaby by the singer (a 43-year-old blind preacher of the Missionary Baptist Church and WPA instructor for the blind, who grew up on a farm in Lee County, South Carolina). Performance Note: "Where Have You Been, Charming Billy" (vocals) ...

    • Contributor: Stuckey, Harden W. - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson] - Stuckey, Rev. Harden W. (H. W.) - Stucky, Rev. Harden W. - Stuckey, Rev. H. W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Nashkoon gakavig = Colorful partridge

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | LC romanized form of title: Nashkhun kakawik. Translation of song title listed on dust jacket as: "Coloured dove." Dust jacket notes: Children's song. Siranoosh Shapazian, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fowler, California on October 30, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the ...

    • Contributor: Shapazian, Siranoosh - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Jesus Is My Only Friend

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Jesus Is My Only Friend" performed by Viola Brown (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on June 9, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Viola - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-09
  • The Texas Ranger

    Field Recordings. Music. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as E. C. Briggs, Henry Briggs, Henry E. Briggs, or H. C. Briggs Venue: Home of Beal D. Taylor Performance Note: "The Texas Ranger" performed by E. A. Briggs (vocals) at home of Beal D. Taylor, near Medina, Texas, on May 5, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Briggs, E. A. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Briggs, E.A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-05
  • Julie

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Liberty Hill Group of children from Liberty High School Venue: Liberty High School Performance Note: "Julie" performed by Willie Mae Jones and unidentified children (vocals with clapping) at Liberty High School, near Newton, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Willie Mae - Unidentified Children - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Children from Liberty High School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Pod Prespurkom na Dunaju

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 16 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A folksong sung by a group of young people, led by Rev. S. M. (Stephen M.) Tuhy, pastor of the Lutheran Church of Slavia, Florida. Pressburg is the German name for Bratislava, the capital of the Slovak Repubic. The Slavia colony in Florida was established ...

    • Contributor: Tuhy, Stephen M., Rev - Unidentified Young People - Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C. - Tuhy, Rev. Stephen M. (S. M.) - Leader - Group of Young People - Tuhy, Rev. S. M.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-31
  • Announcement

    Field Recordings. Music. Announcements. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: López's Cash Store Performance Note: "Announcement" (spoken) performed at López's Cash Store, Sarita, Texas, on April 29, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [López, Homero]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-29
  • Matthew 11:28 Come unto me all ye who labour and are weary; and I will give you rest

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Susoeff and Mr. and Mrs. Popoff, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on October 7, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Russian. (Language). Forms ...

    • Contributor: Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Susoeff and Mr. and Mrs. Popoff, of the Russian Molokan Church - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Susoeff, J. P. - Susoeff (Mrs) - Popoff (Mr) - Popoff (Mrs) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • El tecolotito (The Little Owl) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Archuleta was 70 years old at the time of this recording. He was a resident of Cerro, New Mexico. Transcription: Tecolote, ¿de dónde vienes?/Tecolote, ¿de dónde vienes?/Del pueblo del colorido,/del pueblo del colorido, ju./Vengo a traerte la noticia,/vengo a traerte la noticia,/que tu amor está perdido,/que tu amor ...

    • Contributor: Archuleta, Ricardo - Vocal - Rael, Juan B. - Archuleta,. Ricardo - Chávez, Adolfo - Espinosa, Rosabel L.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Home on the Rock

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as near De Ridder Performer referred to elsewhere as Sylvester "The Deacon" Johnson Performer listed elsewhere as Rufus Stevenson Venue: New Zion Baptist Church Performance Note: "Home on the Rock" performed by Sylvester "Deacon" Johnson, and Rufus Spearman (vocals) at New Zion Baptist Church, ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, Sylvester "Deacon - Spearman, Rufus - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Johnson, (Deacon) Sylvester
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-17
  • Hush Little Baby

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Collector's genre note: "'pat-the-baby' song" Venue: Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp Performance Note: "Hush Little Baby" performed by Bernice Haynes (vocals with humming and clapping) at Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp, near Varner, Arkansas, on May ...

    • Contributor: Haynes, Bernice - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21