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  • Poor Stranger Blues

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 2 minutes, 45 seconds A jook joint song. In an earlier interview, the singers answered questions about jook joints, and ...

    Contributor: Dixie Harmony Four - Smith, Ire - Arnold, L. G. - Choice, Doc - Tatum, S. T. - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-19

  • Cuban Lullaby

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 2 minutes, 25 seconds An old Cuban lullaby. Evelio Andux, age 37, was born in Key West, Florida, of Cuban ...

    Contributor: Noriega, Martin - Andux, Evelio - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-24

  • [Stars and Stripes Forever]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 26 seconds The John Philip Sousa march, played on a homemade bazooka. Also included in The John and Ruby Florida ...

    Contributor: Rodriguez, Enrique - Bazooka - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-01-18

  • You Don't Even Pass By and See Me

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 37 seconds A Greek folksong. Mr. Harry (Charylaos) Perris, the cymbal player of the orchestra, also performs the ...

    Contributor: Perris, Charylaos (Harry) - Santouri (Cymbal) - Peronis, Louis - Violin - Kafezio, George - Mandola - Perris, Harris - Parris, Harry - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-26

  • Donde vas Alfonso Doce?

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 2 minutes, 21 seconds A Spanish ballad reported to be well known in Cuba. Alfonso XII was King of Spain. ...

    Contributor: Valdez, Amado - Pollato, Adelpha - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-27

  • Cachumbambe

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 12 seconds A song sung while see-sawing, performed by Isabel Garcia, age 9; Ziomara Andux, age 13; Evelia ...

    Contributor: Garcia, Isabel - Andux, Ziomara - Andux, Evelia - Lopez, Tony - Andux, Evelio - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-23

  • Flowers, Kind Friends

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 50 seconds An incomplete version of a Bahamian folksong. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Florida ...

    Contributor: Butler, Robert - Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll) - Unidentified Bahaman - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-01-23

  • [Joe Mows]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 15 seconds James Byrd, a 30-year-old turpentine worker, describes a "Joe Mow," a good luck item usually including ...

    Contributor: Byrd, James - Byrd, Bill - Byrd, Joe - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-19

  • Round and Round the Bar-room

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 3 minutes, 16 seconds The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and ...

    Contributor: Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll) - Piano - Burroughs, Ed - Tambourine Bongo - Orchestra - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-01-23

  • Cuban Love Song

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 3 minutes An old Spanish love song, heard in Key West. Evelio Andux, age 37, of Cuban descent (father of ...

    Contributor: Andux, Evelio - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-26

  • Bulwarks Turn Upside Down

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 9 seconds The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and ...

    Contributor: Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll) - Piano - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-01-23

  • Una tarde en mayo

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 29 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Cuban folk ballad, learned from the singer's grandmother in his childhood. Performance ...

    Contributor: Valdez, Felipe - Esquinaldo, Milton - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Guitar
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Stetson Kennedy and Robert Cook WPA Florida Recordings - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-01-18

  • Bill Burroughs

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 2 minutes, 55 seconds The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and ...

    Contributor: Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll) - Piano - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-01-23

  • [La canción de panadería]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 2 minutes, 2 seconds Evelio Andux, age 37, of Cuban descent (father of French descent), born in Key West, Florida, ...

    Contributor: Andux, Evelio - Claves - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-24

  • A Ghost Story

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 3 minutes, 34 seconds A ghost story about a woman who fed her husband a human leg which she dug ...

    Contributor: Andux, Evelia - Andux, Ziomara - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert - Lopez, Tony
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-23

  • [To aidoni]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 2 minutes, 16 seconds A duet of a Greek folksong, sung by two sisters. Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek ...

    Contributor: Kavouklis, Magdaline - Kavouklis, Katherine - Kavouklees, Magdalena - Kavouklees, Kathryn - Kavoukli, Catherine - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-25

  • Melon Game

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 38 seconds A Cuban game, played by the Andux children. They explain the game in English, and then ...

    Contributor: Andux, Ziomara - Andux, Evelia - Andux, Orbito - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-25

  • When a Sinner Comes, As a Sinner May

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 16 seconds A Conch song learned in the Bahamas. The singer, an 84-year-old blind man, was born in ...

    Contributor: Roberts, Wilbur - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-01-16

  • El caballo de palo

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 3 minutes, 16 seconds A song about a local Cuban boy composed and made popular in Key West, Florida. In ...

    Contributor: Sesteto Encanto - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-01-18

  • The Crow

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 2 minutes, 17 seconds A song from the Bahama Islands, said by Dr. [Melville] Herskovits to have originated in West ...

    Contributor: Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll) - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-01-23