Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Over in Zion

    • Contributor: Jackson, Deacon Sam - James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-03-05
  • Why don't you write a letter home?

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Sam Bell, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Tuolumne County, California on August 2, 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 Sam Bell performing Anglo-American ...

    • Contributor: Bell, Sam - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • The village blacksmith

    Monologues, Dialogues, And Recitations. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 01:55 | Spoken (Category). Recitation, with anvil, chimes, and organ (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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1915-12-09
  • Varsuviana

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: AFS 3368 A1 is the same as AFS 3368 A2, but the second one is a better recording. Aaron Morgan, harmonica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on July 17, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library ...

    • Contributor: Morgan, Aaron - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • I want to be like Jesus

    Religious. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:35 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal double quartet, unaccompanied (Description). Dixon/Godrich/Rye notes the 8/31/1914 session as taking place in New York City. Victor ledgers do not list a specific location. For takes 2-3, see BVE-15170. Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Tuskegee Institute Singers - Leroy Brown - Charles Edward Clayton - Alvin J. Neely - William J. Williams - William P. Smith - Alfred Taylor - William Wiley
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1914-08-31
  • Plain polka

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Aaron Morgan, harmonica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on July 17, 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 Aaron Morgan performing Anglo-American ...

    • Contributor: Morgan, Aaron - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Commentary on Wewa'chi Song (Call Number: AFS 20310 13d)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Turner, John - Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham) - La Flesche, Francis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-02-24
  • Ifir kaldan eydtisand = The Vagabond

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Olafson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May 25, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Icelandic. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting John ...

    • Contributor: Olafson, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Serenata napulitana

    Classical Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:31 | Vocal (Category). Tenor 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 - Francesco Daddi - Pasquale Mario Costa - Salvatore DI Giacomo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1908-03-26
  • Emcee Announces that It Is Memorial Day for John and Susette Turner

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • The Bombardment of Bristol

    sound recording | 1 disc. | This ballad tells the story of the first bombardment of Bristol, Rhode Island by the British on October 7, 1775, during the American Revolution. (Content). Forms part of the Sam Hinton Collection. (Source). Recorded at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., (Venue). Recorded on March 25, 1947 (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Hinton, Sam - Emrich, Duncan - Korson, Rae
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Snooky-vo-kums

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., vocals and piano. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 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 Byron Coffin, ...

    • Contributor: Coffin (Mrs. Byron, Sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Coffin
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Polka

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "One inch blank at beginning -- Mr. S. is thinking. Scratched on playback." John Selleck, violin. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Camino, California on October 2, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical ...

    • Contributor: Selleck, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Dennis Hastings Introduces the Two Step and Asks People to Find Partners

    • Contributor: Hastings, Dennis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1985-08-22
  • 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
  • Interview with Esther Geller

    sound recording | 1 audio recording ; 65 min. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Brown, Nicholas A. - Geller, Esther
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Grand Entry Song

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Southern beauties Characteristic march and two-step

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Zonophone - Zon O Phone Orchestra - Johnson
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1909
  • Dividido el corazón (Her Heart Divided) [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 Collector's notes: This hymn, which describes the suffering of the Virgin during the Passion, is sung at the dramatic meeting of Christ and the Virgin during the Procession on Good Friday. Transcription: Dividido el corazón/llora María ...

    • Contributor: Montoya, Luis - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • Sally Went to Mobile

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 58 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Fred Lee Fox, a 20-year-old turpentine worker born in Georgia, learned this song in the Dixie County Prison Camp. The sound quality of this recording is poor. Performance Note: "Sally Went to Mobile" (vocals) performed by Fred Lee Fox at Turpentine Camp, Cross City, Florida, ...

    • Contributor: Fox, Fred Lee - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • The Forget - me - not song

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 2 sound discs : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Song begun on AFS 3344 A2 and continued on AFS 3343 A3. John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on July 31, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical ...

    • Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • 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: 190?
  • I'll be home for Christmas

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 33 rpm, stereo ; 12 in. | Lt. Colonel Arnald D. Gabriel,director From LP "Christmas" by The United States Air Force Band (and others). Side 2, track 3. "I'll Be Home for Christmas" made available here by Gannon & Kent Music Company, 9765 Sunland Blvd., Sunland, CA 91040 (Copyright Notice). 30 second (Extent). Due to copyright ...

    • Contributor: United States Navy - Kent, W. - Nestico, Sammy - The Symphony in Blue
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1969
  • Bolero sentimental

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Composed about depression among country people in Puerto Rico." Yellow song check-list notes: "Bad spot after 2 or 3 verses." Elinor Rodriguez, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on April 10, 1939. (Venue). ...

    • Contributor: Rodriguez, Elinor - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Gourd Dance Song

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Wolfe, Clifford, Jr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13