Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Once More a-Lumbering Go

    • Contributor: Lathrop, Carl - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-22
  • You Better Run

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Owens, Cecil - Owens, Robert - Owens, Martha - Owens Quartet - Owens, Edward
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-10
  • Announcement

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-24
  • I love you truly

    sheet music | 8p: | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Carrie Jacobs Bond & Son/The Boston Music Co. - Jacobs Bond, Carrie
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1938

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  • The Farmer's boy

    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 on September 4, 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 Ford performing Anglo-American ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Home came the good old man

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Mr. G. disliked the vulgarity of [AFS 4217] A2 and had forgotten most of it, but consented to sing one verse of his tune." Potentially offensive language. Song contains sexual innuendo. George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. (Performers). ...

    • Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Beast of Derbyshire

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: AFS 4216 B1 includes only the first verse. Song continued on AFS 4216 B2. Variant of the "Darby Ram" or "Derby Ram." Contains sexual innuendo and scatological humor. Charles Fulton, vocals and piano. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on ...

    • Contributor: Fulton, Charles - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • James Bird

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: The second of two last verses on 4202 A1 is "defective." The "corrected" version is on AFS 4202 A2. Song depicts story of James Bird who distinguished himself for bravery on Lake Erie when Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry won a decisive battle against ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Taala pohjantahden alla on nyt kotimaame; Unknown title; Kuules pieni Katariina tuletkos minulle

    • Contributor: Halinen, Selma Elona - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-30
  • WPA announcement

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Sidney Robertson Cowell announces that recordings were made as part of a Northern California WPA [Work Projects Administration] project. Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, ...

    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Finnegan's wake

    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 on September 4, 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 Ford performing Anglo-American ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Stodum tvo i tuni (Ryma #6) = Saying goodbye to your sweetheart

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "This is the true ryma." 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 ...

    • Contributor: Olafson, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • La paloma blanca = The White dove

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "As sung to her about 1885 in the Asturias [Spain] by her father when he took her on her lap to sing her to sleep." Maria Garcia, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Monterey, California ...

    • Contributor: Garcia, Maria - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Raving shanty boy

    • Contributor: Norman, John (Vocalist) - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-18
  • Ahora les voy a cantar - un tango de París

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

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Smith, James "Studdy Long"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Unknown title

    • Contributor: Hulan, Mrs - Wallen, Mr. - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-10-25
  • Garibaldi: Song of 1870

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "He learned this in Lyons, France. He announces himself as Louis Moncato (i.e., spoiled) because he felt he sang badly." Louis Brangone, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Woodside, California on May 7, 1939. (Venue). ...

    • Contributor: Brangone, Louis - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Imitation of Geechee Preacher

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 16 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | An imitation of a Geechee preacher giving a sermon. As explained by the performer, 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: "In the early days ...

    • 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
  • Un dimanche au soir (part 2); C'est une petite frune que j'aime tant

    • Contributor: Miron, Joe - Bellaire, Mose - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-10-12
  • Children's Sermon

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 48 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A chant used by children when playing church. The singer, aged 39, grew up in South Jacksonville, Florida. She is a blind student of WPA instructor Rev. H. W. Stuckey. Performance Note: "Children's Sermon" (chanted) performed by Irene Jackson at Federal Music Project Office, Jacksonville, ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Irene - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Susanside Side

    • Contributor: Wells, Lester - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-03
  • Kun aina alen valmis lahtenaan; Yulia and Olaf

    • Contributor: Jackson, Andrew (Vocalist) - Larson, Nils - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-14
  • Po' Gal

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 4 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A blues tune sung throughout the South. "The words are not rhymed; it's the typical Negro pattern, the same line repeated three times with a sort of flip line on the end; and the change is in the tune rather than in the words, for ...

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Telegram from Jacob A. Evanston, Board of Education, to John A. Lomax

    • Contributor: Evanston, Jacob A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-06-05