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  • Shepherd's dance tune

    Yellow song check-list notes: "This is a bad copy, Mr. Botica's foot-tapping made deep grooves in which the playback needle frequently gets stuck." John Botica, svirala. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in ...

    Contributor: Botica, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John Botica Performing Dalmatian Dance Music from Croatia, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Bella aurora = Lovely dawn

    Dust jacket notes: AFS 4257 A2 has first verse, song continued on AFS 4257 A3 and AFS 4257 B1, with incomplete text. Mary Silveira, vocals; Clifford Franco, English guitar. Recorded by Sidney ...

    Contributor: Mary Silveira and Clifford Franco - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Silveira, Mary - Franco, Clifford - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Louise Franco, Clifford Franco, and Mary Silveira Performing Portuguese Songs, August 15, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Ice-skating song

    George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on July 9, 1939 Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Minha mai = My mother

    Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Tests -- A composition by Mrs. Avila for Mother's Day." Alice Lemos Avila, vocals; Frank Cunha, mandolin; Joachim Flores, guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson ...

    Contributor: Alice Lemos Avila, Frank Cunha, and Joachim Flores - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Avila, Alice Lemos - Cunha, Frank - Flores, Joaquim - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Alice Lemos Avila and Friends Performing Portuguese Songs and Music, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • The Silver bell

    Dust jacket notes: Two-step, sung and played on harmonica. John Stone, vocals and harmonica. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 5, 1939. Reference copy available in ...

    Contributor: Stone, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John Stone Performing Anglo American Music, August, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Dios te salve, Maria = Hail Mary full of grace

    Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "From manuscript in Mission Santa Barbara." Choristers of St. Anthony's Seminary, unaccompanied vocals; Father Bertrand Hobrecht, conducting. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Santa ...

    Contributor: Choristers of St. Anthony's Seminary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Hobrecht (Father Bernard) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Choristers of St. Anthony's Seminary Performing Spanish Californian Mission Music, March 7, 1938 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Heline = Helene

    Dust jacket notes: Dance song. Mary Goshtigian, vocals and oud. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 17, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading ...

    Contributor: Goshtigian, Mary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Mary and Hartop Goshtigian Performing Armenian Songs and Music, April 17, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Todas las aves = All the birds

    Jessie de Soto, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on February 10, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In Spanish. Forms part ...

    Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - Jessie De Soto Performing Spanish Songs from California, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • The Fair captive

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "Learned from Charles Walker of Crandon, Wis. He learned it from ...

    Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: Warde Ford Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - American Folklife Center - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Away, Rio

    Shanty. Leighton Robinson, Alex Barr, Arthur Brodeur, and Leighton McKenzie, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Belvedere, California on November 12, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, ...

    Contributor: Leighton Robinson, Alex Barr, Arthur Brodeur, and Leighton Mckenzie - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Robinson, Leighton - McKenzie, Leighton - Barr, Alex - Brodeur, Arthur - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Captain Leighton Robinson, Alex Barr, Arthur Brodeur, and Leighton McKenzie Performing Ballads, Shanties, And Sea Songs, November 12, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Cole Younger

    Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 26, 1938. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part of a ...

    Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Warde Ford Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • 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)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-05

  • The Bridgewater

    sound recording | on 1 side and 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Song begins on AFS 3809 B1 and is ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938-10-12

  • The Young explorer

    Recording concludes with comments about the song by Anita Dormody and Sidney Robertson Cowell. Anita Dormody, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on August 19, 1939. Reference copy ...

    Contributor: Dormody, Anita - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Anita Dormody Performing an Anglo American Song, August 19, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • 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)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Tony Dedo Performing Dalmatian Music from Croatia on the Lirica, May 7, 1939 - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-05-07

  • Mio marito e un uomo tipatiello = My husband's an old grouch

    Dust jacket notes: Recording incomplete on AFS 3853 A3; song completed on AFS 3865 B1. Giuseppe Russo, vocals and piano. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pittsburg, California on March 29, 1939. ...

    Contributor: Russo, Giuseppe - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Giuseppe Russo Performing Sicilian and Italian Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Fhillie duhinn s'tu ga m'dhi = My brown-haired lover, I'm without you

    Dust jacket notes: "A waulking song." Mary MacPhee, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on June 15, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading ...

    Contributor: Macphee, Mary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Mary Macphee Performing Gaelic Songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, June 15, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Mo chridhe trom s'dulaich = My heart is heavy

    Yellow song check-list notes: "Interrupted after 1st stanza." Donald MacInnes, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on June 15, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, ...

    Contributor: Macinnes, Donald - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Donald Macinnes Performing Gaelic Songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Matthew 11:28 : Come unto me, all ye that labor

    Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Psalm preceding first prayer." Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Rising pitch in successive verses is deliberate. Frequent 2nds." Russian Molokan Congregation, ...

    Contributor: Russian Molokan Congregation - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - Russian Molokan Church Service, September 14, 1938 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Soldier's joy

    John Selleck, violin. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Camino, California on October 2, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part of a group of ...

    Contributor: Selleck, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John Selleck Performing Anglo American Music on the Fiddle, October 2, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939