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  • La lechera = The Milk maid

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: A song from Asturias, Spain. Maria Garcia, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded ...

    • Contributor: Garcia, Maria - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Bella aurora = Lovely dawn

    sound recording | on 3 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: AFS 4257 A2 has first verse, song continued on AFS 4257 ...

    • Contributor: Mary Silveira and Clifford Franco - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Silveira, Mary - Franco, Clifford - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Go to Sleepy

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Go ...

    • Contributor: Hampton, Florida, Aunt - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hampton, Aunt Florida
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Pastorak orven deznek = The Shepherds are rejoicing

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: For Christmas. Mary Gaidos, Julia Reha, Elizabeth Jelenfy, Mary Drasky, ...

    • Contributor: Mary Gaidos and Friends - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Gaidos, Mary - Reha, Julia - Jelenfy, Elizabeth - Drasky, Mary - Nimerfroh, Rosa - Jelenfy (Mr) - Nimerfroh (Mr) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Poor Stranger Blues Comment

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (5 minutes, 11 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singers answer questions about jook joints, and define them as ...

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Smith, Ire - Arnold, L. G. - Choice, Doc - Cook, Robert - Tatum, S. T.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-19
  • Alderman of the ward

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: Song begun on AFS 4209 A2; completed on AFS 4209 ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Unfortunate Puppy

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "fiddle tune with couplets" Performer referred to elsewhere as Earl Newcomer Venue: ...

    • Contributor: Newcomer, Elmo - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Fiddle
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-03
  • John Brown

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

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

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "well-known concert song" Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: ...

    • Contributor: Salazar, Isabella - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Señora Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • John Henry

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 33 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer, born in Georgia and reared in Florida, learned the song from ...

    • Contributor: Hazelhurst, Harold B. - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Jesus the Man I Long to Know

    Field Recordings. Music. Hymns. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "lined hymn" Performer referred to elsewhere as Dock "Zebediah" Reed Venue: ...

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

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: Last verses missing from recording. John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). ...

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

    • 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
  • Have Mercy, Lord

    Field Recordings. Music. Prayers. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "half prayer and half chant" Location also known as Johnson Baptist ...

    • Contributor: Tollman, Mary - Ward, Henry, Rev - Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Johnson Place Baptist Church Congregation - Ward, Rev. Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-28
  • Nightingales of spring

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

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Old Marse John

    Field Recordings. Music. Field Hollers. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "old slave songs" Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. ...

    • Contributor: Horton, Jeff - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Dogs

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Contains mild sexual innuendo. Begins on AFS 3821 A3 and is continued on AFS ...

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

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Morgan, Aaron - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • When the Work's All Done Next Fall

    Field Recordings. Music. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Beale D. Taylor Venue: Home of Beal D. Taylor Performance ...

    • Contributor: Taylor, Beal D. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [Lomax, Ruby T. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-05
  • Greyhound Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp Performance ...

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