Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • The vacant chair

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:53 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal quartet, with orchestra (Description). A later recording by the Shannon Four (see B-22435) also was issued as 16361. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Haydn Quartet - George F. Root
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1909-07-13
  • The Old Ship of Zion

    • Contributor: Halloway High School Quartet - Johnson, Warren G. - Gregory, Richard - Richardson, Zema - Winrow, Anthony - Work, John W. (John Wesley)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • Que tienen los oyitos? = What's the matter with your eyes?

    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
  • Paso doble

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Unidentified musicians playing violin, guitar, and two mandolins. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on February 18, 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 Mexican ...

    • Contributor: Julio Gomez' Orchestra - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Coon Gi'nt (Coon jive)

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Stripling, Sidney
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • Comments regarding the testing of a needle on an acetate disc being recorded

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Sidney Robertson Cowell tests and makes comments about a dull needle she uses for making recordings on acetate-covered aluminum discs. Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 26, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Junior Boys' Traditional Contest Song

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Host Drum
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Kitchen Girl

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Googen ara = I took the earthen jar to the well, a love song

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | LC romanized form of title: Kuzhn ara. Ruben J. Baboyan, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 16, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Armenian. (Language). Forms part of ...

    • Contributor: Baboyan, Ruben J. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Reid eg grana = The Gray horse

    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
  • Paddy got drunk on fish and potatoes

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: "Very familiar Irish tune." Pat Ford, harmonica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Ida Red

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Pat Ford performing Anglo-American ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • You must come in at the door

    Religious. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:18 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied (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 in ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Bethel Jubilee Quartet - H. S. Allen - A. C. Brogdon - J. C. Eubanks - T. H. Wiseman
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1923-07-11
  • King William was King James' son

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell at the Arizona Bar in Groveland, 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 John ...

    • Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • The Great McCluskey fight [fragment]

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September 3, 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 Warde, Pat, and Bogue ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Festival Te Deum, no. 7, in E flat, op. 63, no. 1

    Classical Music. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 05:12 | Vocal (Category). Chorus, with orchestra (Description). Listed in ledgers as "CC-" takes. The double prefix, CC, indicates use of a finer-threaded lathe, thus more grooves per inch and a longer-playing record. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Trinity Choir - Lucy Isabelle Marsh - Marguerite Dunlap - Harry Macdonough - Frank C. Stanley - Dudley Buck - Victor Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1910-03-16
  • Carey and O'Donnell

    • Contributor: Green, John W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-29
  • They'll Only Talk About You

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 33 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. Performance Note: "They'll Only Talk About You" (vocals with accordion) 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
  • Der Galitzianer un Litvak

    Ethnic Spoken Word, Comedies. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:46 | Spoken (Category). Comic dialogue, unaccompanied (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 - Gus Goldstein
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1924-05-15
  • The Keeley cure

    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 1, 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
  • Campaign song : against Grover Cleveland

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: "CCC boys' bugles audible. . . Second verse is an old Wobbly song, and last verse is a Bonus Army song, according to Pat and Bogue Ford." Sam Bell, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Tuolumne County, California on ...

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

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Played on harmonica and recited by John Stone. John Stone, harmonica and narration. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 5, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). ...

    • Contributor: Stone, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Harry Dunn

    • Contributor: Graham, Bert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-16
  • Old plantation

    Ethnic Characterizations. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:21 | Instrumental (Category). Guitar duet (Hawaiian) (Description). Victor ledgers identify the musicians as members of the Irene West Royal Hawaiians 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1915-01-12
  • Perry's victory

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: Fiddle--with drones. Also issued on the American Folklife Center's published recording AFS L 62, AMERICAN FIDDLE TUNES. Mrs. Ben Scott, violin; Myrtle B. Wilkinson, tenor banjo. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Turlock, California on October 31, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy ...

    • Contributor: Mrs. Ben Scott and Myrtle Wilkinson - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Scott (Mrs. Ben) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939