• 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. Emma Floyd Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "If You Will Be My Bride" performed by Minnie Floyd (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South ...

    • Contributor: Floyd, Minnie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Floyd, Mrs. Minnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Scand'lous and a Shame

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Scand'lous and a Shame" performed by Ed Jones (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 30, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Ed - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • Hard Times, Boys

    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. Emma Floyd Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Hard Times, Boys" performed by Minnie Floyd (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on June ...

    • Contributor: Floyd, Minnie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Floyd, Mrs. Minnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Mi gatito

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Mi gatito" (vocals) performed at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). ...

    • Contributor: Salazar, Isabella - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Señora Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • 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 performers (vocals) at Clemens State Farm, Dormitory, Brazoria, Texas, on April 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Convicts
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • John Saw Dat Number

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Performer referred to elsewhere as Washington, Willie Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #5 Performance Note: "John Saw Dat Number" performed by Willie Henry Washington, Robert Lee Robertson, Abraham Powell, andHenry McKain (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp ...

    • Contributor: Powell, Abraham - McKain, Henry - Washington, Willie Henry - Robertson, Robert Lee - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-20
  • Shorty George

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "Shorty George" (vocals and guitar) performed at Clemens State Farm, Brazoria, Texas, on April 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Casey, Smith - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • Jesus Is My Only Friend

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Jesus Is My Only Friend" performed by Viola Brown (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on June 9, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Viola - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-09
  • Oh Go 'Way, Devil, an' Leave Me 'Lone

    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 Note: "Oh Go 'Way, Devil, an' Leave Me 'Lone" performed by Frances Anderson (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 21, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Mollie McDonald or Aunt Mary McDonald Venue: Home of McDonald Family Performance Note: "Rena, Big-Foot Rena" performed by the McDonald family (Aunt Molly McDonald, Joe McDonald, Jim McDonald, and Jane McDonald) (vocals with clapping) at their home, near Livingston, Alabama, on ...

    • Contributor: McDonald, Jim - McDonald, Molly, Aunt - McDonald, Jane - McDonald Family - McDonald, Joe - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - McDonald, Aunt Mollie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Ride On, King Jesus

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Eugene Blocker Performer referred to elsewhere as Wm. Bowen Performer referred to elsewhere as Terrell Corley Venue: State Penitentiary ("The Walls") Performance Note: "Ride On, King Jesus" performed by Eugene Blacker, Alvin Brown, Terrell Conley and William Brown (vocals) at State Penitentiary ...

    • Contributor: Blacker, Eugene - Conley, Terrell - Brown, Alvin - Brown, William - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-13
  • Yo cuando era niño - mi padre querido ...

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "vagrant pickers' song" Venue: Home of J.K. Wells Performance Note: "Yo cuando era niño - mi padre querido ..." (vocals and guitar) performed at home of J.K. Wells, Brownsville, Texas, on April 26, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax ...

    • Contributor: Suarez, José - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-26
  • Oh Cap'n Cain' Read

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. Field Hollers. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "Oh Cap'n Cain' Read" performed by Dawson Johnson (vocals) at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 4, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, Dawson - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Whoa, Can't Git de Saddle On

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Celina Lewis Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Whoa, Can't Git de Saddle On" performed by Celina Lewis (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May ...

    • Contributor: Lewis, Celina - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • The Sun Don't Ever Go Down

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Celina Lewis Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "The Sun Don't Ever Go Down" performed by Celina Lewis (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May ...

    • Contributor: Lewis, Celina - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Walked All the Way From Missouri

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as J. L. Goree Venue: Home of J.L. Goree Performance Note: "Walked All the Way From Missouri" performed by John Lowry Goree (vocals) at his home, Houston, Texas, on April 12, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern ...

    • Contributor: Goree, John Lowry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Goree, John Lowry "J.L.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-12
  • Drinkin' Wine (Tune 1 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Drinkin' Wine (Tune 1 of 2)" performed by Ed Jones (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 30, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Ed - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • Slow Drag Work Song

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Group of convicts Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "Slow Drag Work Song" performed by Tommy Woods and unidentified performers (vocals) at Clemens State Farm, Brazoria, Texas, on April 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Woods, Tommy - Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Convicts
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • Jesus Walk Round Your Bedside

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Ramsey State Farm, Camp #4 Performance Note: "Jesus Walk Round Your Bedside" performed by Alexander Hamilton (vocals) at Ramsey State Farm, Camp #4, Otey, Texas, on April 23, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). ...

    • Contributor: Hamilton, Alexander - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Long John

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Rev. Mose Platt, Rev. Mose "Wyandotte" Platt, Rev. Mose "Winedot" Platt, or Rev. Mose W. W. Wyandotte" Platt Venue: Hotel Blazilmar Performance Note: "Long John" performed by Mose "Clear Rock" Platt (vocals) at Hotel Blazilmar, Taylor, Texas, on May 10, 1939. In English. (Language). ...

    • 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
  • Jack, Can I Ride

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "square-dance song; play-party song; clapping song" Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Jack, Can I Ride" performed by Ed Jones (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 30, ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Ed - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • La potranquita

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: from disc sleeve: "Indian Aztec Rhythm; Verses don't rime [sic]; wypanqua" Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "La potranquita" (vocals and 9-string guitar) performed at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In Spanish. ...

    • Contributor: Leal, Francisco - Salinas, Agapito - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Camino de San Antonio

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Student at Blalack School Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "Camino de San Antonio" performed by Jose Arajo (vocals) at Blalack School, near Brownsville, Texas, on April 27, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). ...

    • Contributor: Arajo, Jose - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Ararjo, Jose, Pupil of Blalock School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Climbin' up de Hill o' Mt. Zion

    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. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Climbin' up de Hill o' Mt. Zion" performed by Vera Hall and Dock Reed (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, ...

    • Contributor: Hall, Vera - Reed, Dock - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • The Sun Didn't Shine Out on Yonder Mountain

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Liberty Hill Venue: Liberty High School Performance Note: "The Sun Didn't Shine Out on Yonder Mountain" performed by the Liberty High School Quartet (Rowena Knight, Mary Anne Knight, Thelma Hawthorn, and Jerusha Hawthorne) (vocals) at Liberty High School, near Newton, Texas, on May ...

    • Contributor: Knight, Rowena - Knight, Mary Anne - Hawthorne, Jerusha - Hawthorn, Thelma - Liberty High School Quartet - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hawthorne, Thelma
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16