• Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: La vida del bandido

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Drama. Religious Songs. Folk Drama. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Providence Home, Convent of Our Lady of Guadalupe Performance Note: "Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: La vida del bandido" performed by Cleofé López and Eulalia Martínez (vocals and [bandurria]) at Providence Home, Convent of Our Lady ...

    • Contributor: Martínez, Eulalia - López, Cleofé - López, Gonzalo - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Rafaela - López, Paula - López, Genoveva - López, José
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-09
  • Fado Portugues (major)

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Especially good." Dust jacket notes: Alberto Mendes and Manuel Lemos take turns singing to the accompaniment of the viola d'arame. Alberto Mendes, vocals and viola d'arame; Manuel Lemos, vocals and viola d'arame. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell ...

    • Contributor: Alberto Mendes and Manuel Lemos - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Mendes, Alberto - Lemos, Manuel - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Ej Orác

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 53 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A plowing song from Detva County, Slovakia. The Slavia colony in Florida was established by Slovaks who had first settled in Cleveland in 1912. Performance Note: "Ej Orác" (vocals) performed by Lillian Jakubcin at [St. Luke's Lutheran Church], Slavia, Florida, on August 31, 1939. Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Jakubcin, Lillian - Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-31
  • La indita

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "Indian song" Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "La indita" performed by Ramona Ramirez (vocals) at Blalack School, near Brownsville, Texas, on April 27, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Ramirez, Ramona - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Drunkard's Lament

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Lake N. Porter Performance Note: "Drunkard's Lament" (vocals and fiddle) performed at home of Lake N. Porter, Falfurrias, 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 ...

    • Contributor: Porter, Lake N. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Porter, Lake N. "L.N. - Fiddle
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-29
  • La buena pipa

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 2 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | 13-year-old Ziomara and 11-year-old Evelia Andux tell a teasing story. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de Ybor. The cigar companies moved from Key West to avoid unionization of ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Ziomara - Andux, Evelia - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Andux, Evelio
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-23
  • Halimuhfack

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 7 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A "jook" song, learned on the East coast of Florida. After the song, Zora Neale Hurston describes how she collects and learns songs (including those she has published). Zora Neale Hurston, originally of Eatonville, Florida, was already a published novelist and folklorist when she took ...

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Seann brogan = The out-worn shoes

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: "Blast at beginning. Repeated." Mary A. McDonald, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on April 11, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Scots Gaelic. (Language). Forms ...

    • Contributor: McDonald, Mary A. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Wagoner

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Earl Newcomer Performer referred to elsewhere as Clinton Saathoff Venue: Billings Tourist Camp Performance Note: "Wagoner" performed by Clinton Swathoff, Elmo Newcomer, and J. Otis Evans (vocals, fiddle and guitar) at Billings Tourist Camp, Bandera, Texas, on May 4, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Swathoff, Clinton - Evans, J. Otis - Newcomer, Elmo - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Saathoff, Clinton W. - Fiddle - Guitar - Calls
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-04
  • En este nuevo día (On This New Day) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Romero, age 50, was a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. Collector's notes: This alabado is sung at dawn in private homes. Transcription: En este nuevo día/gracias te tributamos,/oh, Dios omnipotente,/Señor de todo lo creado./Tu divina clemencia/hoy se ha dignado sacarnos/del horror de la noche/a la luz del ...

    • Contributor: Romero, Alfredo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Turn Her Away

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 14 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. Performance Note: "Turn Her Away" (vocals with accordion, drums, and trombone) performed by Theodore (Tea Roll) Rolle at Key West, Florida, on January 23, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Rolle, Theodore "Tea Roll - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Love Somebody (fragment)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Green Old Tree, Old Rocky Row

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "Green Old Tree, Old Rocky Row" performed by Ruthie May Farr and Wilford Jerome Fisher (vocals) at home of H.R. Weaver, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 15, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern ...

    • Contributor: Fisher, Wilford Jerome - Farr, Ruthie May - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-15
  • My Soul Wants Something New

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "My Soul Wants Something New" performed by Ed Jones (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 30, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Ed - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • Mamma You Goin' to Quit Me Good as I Been to You

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Mathis, Allison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • A ti utcatokban fenyesebb a czillag = The stars are brighter on your street

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Translation of song title listed on dust jacket as: "On your street the sun shines more brightly." Mary Gaidos, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on January 3, 1940. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. ...

    • Contributor: Gaidos, Mary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940
  • Tilly, Lend Me Your Pigeon

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 34 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A fragment of a story song from the Bahamas. Zora Neale Hurston, originally of Eatonville, Florida, was already a published novelist and folklorist when she took a job with the Federal Writers' Project in Florida. Performance Note: "Tilly, Lend Me Your Pigeon" (vocals) performed by Zora ...

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson] - Hurston, Zora Hurston
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • In My Boyhood down on the Farm

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • Big-Leg Rosie

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Miss. State Farm Group of convicts Venue: State Penitentiary, Camp #1 Performance Note: "Big-Leg Rosie" performed by Frank "Gulfport Red" Mixon and unidentified performers (vocals with ax-cutting) at State Penitentiary, Camp #1, Parchman, Mississippi, on May 24, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Mixon, Frank "Gulfport Red - Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Convicts
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-24
  • Job, Job

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Dock "Zebediah" Reed Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Job, Job" performed by Vera Hall and Dock Reed (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 27, ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Dock - Hall, Vera - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Zape, gatito

    Field Recordings. Music. Counting Songs. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: [Home of Manuela Longoria] Performance Note: "Zape, gatito" performed by Manuela Longoria (vocals) at [Home of Manuela Longoria], Brownsville, Texas, on April 25, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: Longoria, Manuela - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [Longoria, Manuela]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-25
  • Fado dos passarinhos = Fado of the little birds

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Alice Lemos Avila, vocals and English guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on February 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Portuguese. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials ...

    • Contributor: Avila, Alice Lemos - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Little David

    Field Recordings. Gospel Music. Spirituals (Songs). Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | The dust jacket for AFS disc 5148 says it was recorded "July 29, 1940." Halloway High School Quartet, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Halloway High School Quartet - Richardson, Zema - Gregory, Richard - Winrow, Anthony - Johnson, Warren G.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940
  • Who Curled Your Hair

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "Sung by Negro women hoeing cotton on plantation in Black Belt near Marian, Alabama." Performer referred to elsewhere as J. L. Goree Venue: Home of J.L. Goree Performance Note: "Who Curled Your Hair" performed by John Lowry Goree (vocals) at home of J.L. Goree, Houston, Texas, ...

    • Contributor: Goree, John Lowry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Goree, John Lowry "J.L.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-12
  • Unknown title; Polish polka; Polka

    • Contributor: Strzelecki, Tony
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-07