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  • Gjase ei paradise = The Goose in paradise

    Gjase ei paradise = The Goose in paradise

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Oddrun Sigurasson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California ...

    • Contributor: Sigurasson, Oddrun - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Test of recording equipment

    Test of recording equipment

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 18 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A test of the recording equipment, including a description of the components ...

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • Bad Management

    Bad Management

    Field Recordings. Music. Narratives. Humorous Recitations. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Rev. Mose Platt, Rev. Mose "Wyandotte" Platt, Rev. Mose ...

    • Contributor: Platt, Mose "Clear Rock - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Platt, Rev. Mose "Clear Rock
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-10
  • Black Mare

    Black Mare

    Field Recordings. Music. Humorous Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Performer referred to elsewhere as ...

    • Contributor: Williams, Angie May - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • January, February

    January, February

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: tie-tamping song Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "January, February" performed ...

    • Contributor: Truvillion, Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Be Sure You Are Right

    Be Sure You Are Right

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Grace Langino or Grace Lungino Venue: Home of Mr. and Mrs. William ...

    • Contributor: Longino, Grace - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Longino, Mrs. Grace
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-13
  • I Don't Do Nobody Nothin'

    I Don't Do Nobody Nothin'

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "a sort of cross between a spiritual and a blues" Location also ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Hawkins, Nathaniel, Rev - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hawkins, Rev. Nathaniel, A.K.A. Smith, C.W. "Preacher - Three Unidentified Singers
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Caminito = The Little road

    Caminito = The Little road

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Julio Gomez, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California ...

    • Contributor: Gomez, Julio - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • If You Will Be My Bride

    If You Will Be My Bride

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Performer referred to elsewhere as Mrs. Minnie Floyd or Mrs. ...

    • Contributor: Floyd, Minnie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Floyd, Mrs. Minnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • O  Menino Jesus = Sleep, baby Jesus

    O Menino Jesus = Sleep, baby Jesus

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Sung by Louise Franco alone, then by Mary Silveira, with Clifford Franco playing accompaniment ...

    • Contributor: Louise Franco, Mary Silveira, and Clifford Franco - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Franco, Louise - Silveira, Mary - Franco, Clifford - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Home on the Rock

    Home on the Rock

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as near De Ridder Performer referred to elsewhere as Sylvester "The Deacon" ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, Sylvester "Deacon - Spearman, Rufus - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Johnson, (Deacon) Sylvester
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-17
  • Joe Mows

    Joe Mows

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 5 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Jack describes methods of killing the Joe Mows (good luck items, ...

    • Contributor: Jack - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Johnson, Berry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-19
  • Poskowsnica

    Poskowsnica

    sound recording | on 2 sides of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "A Dalmatian dance. . . Figure calling" is also by Tony ...

    • Contributor: Dedo, Tony - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Macalilililion

    Macalilililion

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "game song in Spanish; like Red Rover" Location also known as now ...

    • Contributor: Acevedo, Olga - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • U.S. Marine March

    U.S. Marine March

    Field Recordings. Music. Marches. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Mrs. Kate W. Jones Performance Note: "U.S. Marine March" (piano) performed at home ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Kate W. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jones, Mrs. Kate W. - Piano
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-10
  • Chamarrita

    Chamarrita

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Most popular Portuguese dance in California." ...

    • 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
  • A  fair invitation

    A fair invitation

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Words composed by Charles Fulton. Dust jacket notes: Defective recording. Another ...

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

    Long-Tailed Rat

    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, Camp #1 Performance ...

    • Contributor: Lamb, Virgil - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Love Serenade

    Love Serenade

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 57 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Evelio Andux, age 37, of Cuban descent (father of French descent), born in ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Evelio - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-24
  • Aikoja entisia = Times gone by

    Aikoja entisia = Times gone by

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Soininen, vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on November ...

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

    Epiphaneia

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 13 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Greek folksong, with a description in English. The singer is director of ...

    • Contributor: Anastassiou, George - Morris, Alton Chester - Cook, Robert Harrison - Kennedy, Stetson - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Anastassio, George - Anastassiou, Professor George
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-28
  • Ella Ree

    Ella Ree

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Leon Ponce, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, ...

    • Contributor: Ponce, Leon - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Ca' the Yowes

    Ca' the Yowes

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Sung in lowland Scots dialect. Charlotte MacInnes, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson ...

    • Contributor: Macinnes, Charlotte - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Two White Horses Standin' in Line

    Two White Horses Standin' in Line

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "funeral song" Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "Two White Horses Standin' in Line" ...

    • Contributor: Casey, Smith - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-15
  • Prayer

    Prayer

    Field Recordings. Music. Prayers. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Convict Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "Prayer" ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performer - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Unidentified Convict
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-03
  • Estrellita

    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
  • Naranja dulce

    Naranja dulce

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Two neighbor children Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Naranja ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Moye, Margaret - Moye, Jimmie - Moye, Willie - Moye, Carmen Taffinder with Children - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Moye, Mrs. Carmen Taffinder, Assisted by Children - Two Neighbor Children
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • Arkansas traveller

    Arkansas traveller

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Mrs. Ben Scott, violin; Myrtle B. Wilkinson, tenor banjo. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson ...

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

    Dr. Ridge's food

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Medicine show ad and song. Dust jacket notes: Sung and recited by John Stone. ...

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

    Lorena

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | This song, popular during the Civil War, is a version of "Lorena" with words ...

    • Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Webster, Joseph Philbrick - Webster, Henry De Lafayette - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Old Spectacled Lady

    Old Spectacled Lady

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Merryville Grammar School Group of girls Venue: Merryville High School Performance ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Girls - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Girls
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-18
  • Evalina

    Evalina

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 58 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A group song, usually sung with drums. This song is sung in Florida as ...

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - Corse, Carita Doggett - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • The  Dark-eyed sailor

    The Dark-eyed sailor

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • La  cigareda = The Cigarette girl

    La cigareda = The Cigarette girl

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: "A song from Oviedo in the Asturias, Spain." Maria Garcia, ...

    • Contributor: Garcia, Maria - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • I Stole Good Business

    I Stole Good Business

    Field Recordings. Music. Field Hollers. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State ...

    • Contributor: Shelton, Eugene - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • The  Fox and Hounds

    The Fox and Hounds

    Field Recordings. Music. Hunting Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Billings Tourist Camp Performance Note: "The Fox and Hounds" performed by Charles Eckhardt (fiddle, ...

    • Contributor: Eckhardt, Charles - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Horn - Saathoff, Clinton W. - Fiddle and Dog Barks - Evans, J. Otis - Guitar and Dog Barks
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-04
  • The Story of Juan José Explanation

    The Story of Juan José Explanation

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 4 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | An explanation, in English, of "The Story of Juan José," as told ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Esther - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Rollato, Esther - Pollato, Esther
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-25
  • The  Goblin Man

    The Goblin Man

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "exercise song" Performer referred to elsewhere as Edmund or Edmond Owens Venue: ...

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

    The Old willow tree

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "Where the voy-lets blow." 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
  • Dormi nino = Sleep, child

    Dormi nino = Sleep, child

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Lullaby of the coyote. Lottie Espinosa, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded ...

    • Contributor: Espinosa, Lottie - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Paso doble (3 tunes)

    Paso doble (3 tunes)

    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 ...

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

    Old crumpy

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San ...

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

    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
  • La  Tabacchera mia = My snuffbox

    La Tabacchera mia = My snuffbox

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Verse 1 on AFS 3864 A1; verse 2 on AFS 3864 ...

    • Contributor: Russo, Giuseppe - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • When I Was a Little Boy

    When I Was a Little Boy

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "When I Was ...

    • Contributor: Reid, Allen - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-03
  • The  Dying Californian

    The Dying Californian

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "Learned from his mother." John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by ...

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

    Chew My Terbaccer

    Field Recordings. Music. Nursery Rhymes. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "American Mother Goose jingles" Venue: Room under ramp of storage garage Performance ...

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-13
  • Mabel

    Mabel

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. Dance Music. Schottisches. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "Schottische fiddle tune with words" Performer referred to elsewhere ...

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

    Milwaukee fire

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "From words supplied by his Uncle Robert Walker." Dust jacket notes: ...

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

    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
  • Comments on the Russian Molokan Congregation in San Francisco

    Comments on the Russian Molokan Congregation in San Francisco

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California ...

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

    Little Girl

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 20 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A game song, learned as a child in Leesville, South Carolina. The singer is ...

    • Contributor: Fulton, Maggie - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Johnny

    Johnny

    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
  • The  Forget - me - not song

    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 ...

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

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Irene - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • You Must Be Born Again

    You Must Be Born Again

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Performer referred to elsewhere as Willie ...

    • Contributor: Reid, Allen - Thomas, Lonnie - Howard, Willie - Brown, John - Richardson, James - Perkins, Paul - Johnson, Dawson - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Perry's victory

    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 ...

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

    I Goin' Pack My Suitcase

    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: Marshall, Lilly May - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • La indita

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Ramirez, Ramona - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Carry Me, Bury Me

    Carry Me, Bury Me

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as near De Ridder New Zion Baptist Church congregation Performer listed elsewhere ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Singers - Spearman, Rufus - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - New Zion Baptist Church Congregation
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-17
  • Lumberjack special

    Lumberjack special

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "A donkey jammer's song from camp 21, Yosemite Sugar Pine Co. ...

    • Contributor: Ralph, Walter Ross - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • The last fierce charge

    The last fierce charge

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Civil War song. Dust jacket notes: AFS 4214 A2 is incomplete; song completed on ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Olhos negros = Dark eyes

    Olhos negros = Dark eyes

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Translation of song title listed on dust jacket as: "Black eyes." Duet sung by ...

    • Contributor: Alice Lemos Avila, Olive Flores, Frank Cunha, and Joachim Flores - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Avila, Alice Lemos - Flores, Olive - Cunha, Frank - Flores, Joaquim - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Love Comes Twinklin' Down

    Love Comes Twinklin' Down

    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. ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Dock - Allison, Jesse - Hall, Vera - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-26
  • Black Betty

    Black Betty

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "tree-cutting song" Performer referred to elsewhere as Rev. Mose Platt, Rev. Mose ...

    • Contributor: Platt, Mose "Clear Rock - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Platt, Rev. Mose "Clear Rock
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-10
  • Chinese Breakdown

    Chinese Breakdown

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: López's Cash Store Performance Note: "Chinese Breakdown" (fiddle and guitar) performed at ...

    • Contributor: Salinas, Manuel - Goodwyn, Frank - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Fiddle - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-29
  • A-nutting we will go

    A-nutting we will go

    sound recording | on 3 bands 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
  • Canto Juajiro

    Canto Juajiro

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 55 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Evelio Andux, age 37, of Cuban descent (father of French descent), born in ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Evelio - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Maracas
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-24
  • Jack Donohue

    Jack Donohue

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Who's Been Here Since I Been Gone

    Who's Been Here Since I Been Gone

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. Field Hollers. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "Who's Been Here Since I Been ...

    • Contributor: Truvillion, Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-18
  • Tell me where my Lindy -- Cindy's gone

    Tell me where my Lindy -- Cindy's gone

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Bell, Sam - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • All the Pretty Little Horses

    All the Pretty Little Horses

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Judge & Mrs. Oscar Callaway; Callaway Ranch Performance Note: "All the ...

    • Contributor: Duggan, Shirley Lomax - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Mansell, Mrs. Shirley Lomax
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-07
  • There is a land of pleasure

    There is a land of pleasure

    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
  • Napoli e bello e stinco = Naples is lovely

    Napoli e bello e stinco = Naples is lovely

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: A tarantella, sung in Neapolitan dialect. Giuseppe Russo, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). ...

    • Contributor: Russo, Giuseppe - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Madam, I have come a-courting

    Madam, I have come a-courting

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "A Quaker song." Dust jacket notes: "Poor recording -- to be ...

    • Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Upp i malar skola skina = Teaching girls to cook and sew

    Upp i malar skola skina = Teaching girls to cook and sew

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "This is a satire on Iceland's ...

    • Contributor: Olafson, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Shepherd's dance tune

    Shepherd's dance tune

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: "This is a bad copy, Mr. Botica's foot-tapping made deep ...

    • Contributor: Botica, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • I found a horse shoe

    I found a horse shoe

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "A series of disconnected stanzas -- Old Dan Tucker, etc." Sam ...

    • Contributor: Bell, Sam - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Chandarina and conversation about Italian dance music in the mines

    Chandarina and conversation about Italian dance music in the ...

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Aaron Morgan in conversation with Sidney Roberston Cowell about dance tunes he played in ...

    • Contributor: Morgan, Aaron - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Hawk and Chickens

    Hawk and Chickens

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 35 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A description of a children's game. The singer, age 43, grew up in Leesville, ...

    • Contributor: Fulton, Maggie - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Job, Job

    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. ...

    • Contributor: Allison, Jesse - Reed, Dock - Hall, Vera - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-26
  • Juolmalaulu = Drinking song

    Juolmalaulu = Drinking song

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "A sailors' drinking song." John Soininen, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by ...

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

    Driving Levee

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Group of convicts Venue: Clemens State Farm, Dormitory Performance Note: "Driving Levee" performed by Unidentified ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Convicts
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • My mother was a lady

    My mother was a lady

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Warde Ford learned this song about 18 years ago, and recently ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • [ Okeh Race Records Form No. 2566]

    [ Okeh Race Records Form No. 2566]

    12p., 7 in. x 5 in. | This catalog lists Tomlin's version of "Amazing Grace" on page 7. (Content).

    • Contributor: Okeh Phonograph Corporation
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1926
  • Corrido de los rangers

    Corrido de los rangers

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Henry Krausse Performance Note: "Corrido de los rangers" performed by Mrs. Henry ...

    • Contributor: Krausse, Henry, Mrs - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Krausse, Mrs. Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28
  • Fuller and Warren

    Fuller and Warren

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "Verse omitted: Then my pistol I did present him, Saying: Take ...

    • Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Santos = Holy, holy

    Santos = Holy, holy

    sound recording | on 2 sides of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: A traditional melody sung at the Pala Mission by six Indian ...

    • Contributor: Six Indian Women - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Pico, Virginia - Valenzuela, Salvadora - Golsh, E. De La - Ortega, Jacinta - Myers, Everista - Acosta, Rosalie - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Ora vai tu = Now -- you go

    Ora vai tu = Now -- you go

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Avila, Alice Lemos - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Introduction to Cuban Club performances

    Introduction to Cuban Club performances

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 5 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | An introduction, spoken in Spanish and English. The performers are all native ...

    • Contributor: Delfino, Gilberto - Pages, Art - Halpert, Herbert - Translator
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-21
  • This Is the Seven Fox

    This Is the Seven Fox

    Field Recordings. Music. Hunting Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Georgia Ann Griffin Venue: Home of Mrs. G.A. Griffin Performance ...

    • Contributor: Griffin, G. A., Mrs - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Griffin, Mrs. G.A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-01
  • Mo cheum = My step is heavy, I am sad

    Mo cheum = My step is heavy, I am sad

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: "Louder after 3 or 4 stanzas." Donald MacInnes, unaccompanied vocals. ...

    • Contributor: Macinnes, Donald - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Buffalo, buffalo

    Buffalo, buffalo

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "A Kaintuck song from Wisconsin." Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded ...

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

    Chamarita (Flores version)

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Clapping and snapping of fingers audible. At end of AFS 4256 ...

    • Contributor: Franco, Louise - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Franco, Clifford - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • The  Cambric Shirt

    The Cambric Shirt

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Georgia Ann Griffin Venue: Home of Mrs. G.A. Griffin Performance Note: ...

    • Contributor: Griffin, G. A., Mrs - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Griffin, Mrs. G.A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-01
  • The  Keeley cure

    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 ...

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

    The Sunny south

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Minstrel show song, medley of Foster melodies. John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. ...

    • Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Foster, Stephen Collins - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • The  Gospel Train

    The Gospel Train

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Chain gang Performance Note: "The Gospel Train" performed by unidentified performers (vocals) near Sand Springs, ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - "Hambone - Chain Gang
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • Irish washerwoman

    Irish washerwoman

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Selleck, violin. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Camino, California on October ...

    • Contributor: Selleck, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Preaching by William S. Fetesoff

    Preaching by William S. Fetesoff

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | William S. Fetesoff, preaching. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California ...

    • Contributor: Fetesoff, William S. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Russian Molokan Congregation
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • He Knows

    He Knows

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Venue: State Farm, Women's Dormitory Performance ...

    • Contributor: Hardwick, Lillie - Monday, Ella - Hunter, Mary - McDonald, Geneva - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • St. Peter at the Golden Gate

    St. Peter at the Golden Gate

    sound recording | on 1 side and 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John McCready's recitation begins on AFS 3352 A1, but is defective. ...

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

    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. ...

    • Contributor: Hall, Vera - Reed, Dock - Allison, Jesse - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-26
  • The  Candy girl and Margy

    The Candy girl and Margy

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

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

    Tuning of liritza [lirica]

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Botica, lirica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Mountain View, California on ...

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