• Long Way to Travel

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Johnson Baptist Church Johnson Place Baptist Church Congregation Performer referred to elsewhere as Mary Tollinson Venue: Johnson Place Baptist Church Performance Note: "Long Way to Travel" performed by Mary Tollman and unidentified performers (vocals) at Johnson Place Baptist Church, Livingston, Alabama, on May ...

    • Contributor: Tollman, Mary - Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Johnson Place Baptist Church Congregation
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-28
  • La vida de los arrieros

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Sugarland Venue: López Family home Performance Note: "La vida de los arrieros" (vocals) performed at López family home, Sugar Land, Texas, on April 23, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: López, Gonzalo - López, Juana - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Mrs. Gonzalo (Juana)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Suzanne

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Liberty Hill Group of children from Liberty High School Venue: Liberty High School Performance Note: "Suzanne" performed by Bessie Helen Hunter and unidentified children (vocals) at Liberty High School, near Newton, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Hunter, Bessie Helen - Unidentified Children - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Children from Liberty High School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • The Dying Cowboy

    Field Recordings. Music. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Galeanaz Tourist Camp Performance Note: "The Dying Cowboy" (vocals and guitar) performed at Galeanaz Tourist Camp, Falfurrias, Texas, on April 28, 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: Goodwyn, Frank - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28
  • 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: Home of Ben Robertson Performance Note: "The Goblin Man" performed by the Owens Quartet (Cecil Owens, Robert Owens, Martha Owens, and Edward Owens) (vocals) at home of Ben Robertson, Clemson, South Carolina, ...

    • 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 Roughy, Rocky Road

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Frances Cason, Eula Cason, or Eula Coson Performer referred to elsewhere as Jodie Holmes New Zion Baptist Church congregation Performer referred to elsewhere as Pearson or Polly Person Venue: Little Hope School House Performance Note: "The Roughy, Rocky Road" performed by Mandie ...

    • Contributor: Holmes, Judie - Unidentified Singers - English, Mandie - Pearson, Polly - Coson, Frances - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - New Zion Baptist Church Congregation
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • Dog Flea

    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: "Dog Flea" performed by the McDonald family (Aunt Molly McDonald, Joe McDonald, Jim McDonald, and Jane McDonald) (vocals) at their home, near Livingston, Alabama, on May 27, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: McDonald, Joe - McDonald, Jim - McDonald, Jane - Mcdonald Family - McDonald, Molly, Aunt - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - McDonald, Aunt Mollie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Lord Don't Turn Your Child Away

    Field Recordings. Music. Hymns. Religious Songs. 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 Note: "Lord Don't Turn Your Child Away" performed by the Jubilee Quartet, Arkansas (Chester Williams, Leroy Martin, George Jones, and Joe Green) (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #1, ...

    • Contributor: Green, Joe - Williams, Chester - Jubilee Quartet (Arkansas) - Jones, George - Martin, Leroy - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jubilee Quartet
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Rock Island Line

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. 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 Note: "Rock Island Line" performed by Joe Green, Joe Battle, John Denny, Willie "Little Life" Johnson, C. A. Story, and George Jones (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #1, near ...

    • Contributor: Jones, George - Green, Joe - Story, C. A. - Denny, John - Battle, Joe - Johnson, Willie "Little Life - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Story, C.A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • He That Believe Have an Everlasting Home

    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: "He That Believe Have an Everlasting Home" performed by Dock Reed and Vera Hall (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
  • Go to Sleepy

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Ca'line Horne Venue: Home of Spencer and Caroline Horne Performance Note: "Go to Sleepy" performed by Aunt Caroline Horne and Frances Horne (vocals) at home of Spencer and Caroline Horne, near Livingston, Alabama, on May 28, 1939. In English. (Language). ...

    • Contributor: Horne, Frances - Horne, Caroline, Aunt - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Horne, Aunt Caroline - [Lomax, Ruby T. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-28
  • Long Hot Summer Day

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Group of convicts Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "Long Hot Summer Day" performed by Clyde Hill 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: Unidentified Performers - Hill, Clyde - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Convicts
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • The Miller

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as now Texas A&M University-Kingsville Venue: Under grandstand of college stadium, A.& I. College Performance Note: "The Miller" performed by Ruby Wilson (vocals) under grandstand of college stadium, A.& I. College, Kingsville, Texas, on May 1, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Ruby - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • Young Girl Fooled Her Mamma

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "reel; dance tune" Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Young Girl Fooled Her Mamma" performed by Jeff Horton (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 29, 1939. In ...

    • Contributor: Horton, Jeff - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • 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
  • I Feel My Time Ain't Long

    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: "I Feel My Time Ain't Long" performed by John Brown (vocals) at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 4, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax ...

    • Contributor: Brown, John - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Ain' No More Cane on the Brazos

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. 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: "Ain' No More Cane on the Brazos" performed by Mose "Clear Rock" Platt (vocals) at Hotel Blazilmar, Taylor, Texas, ...

    • 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
  • Gents Go Center

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "square-dance song" Location also known as now Texas A&M University-Kingsville Venue: Under grandstand of college stadium, A.& I. College Performance Note: "Gents Go Center" performed by Ruby Wilson (vocals) under grandstand of college stadium, A.& I. College, Kingsville, Texas, on May 1, 1939. In ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Ruby - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • Johnny, Get Your Gun

    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 Note: "Johnny, Get Your Gun" performed by Ray Wood (vocals) in room under ramp of storage garage, Houston, Texas, on April 13, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. Hymns. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "lined hymn" Performer referred to elsewhere as Dock "Zebediah" Reed Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Amazing Grace" performed by Dock Reed, Jesse Allison, and Vera Hall (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & ...

    • Contributor: Allison, Jesse - Hall, Vera - Reed, Dock - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [Hall, Vera] - [Reed, Dock]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-26
  • Sweet Babe o' Mine

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Liberty Hill Performer referred to elsewhere as Margie Mattox Venue: Liberty High School: coat closet Performance Note: "Sweet Babe o' Mine" performed by Margie Maltox (vocals) at Liberty High School: coat closet, near Newton, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). ...

    • Contributor: Maltox, Margie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Esta vida infortunada

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Drama. Religious Songs. Folk Drama. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Sugarland Venue: López Family home Performance Note: "Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Esta vida infortunada" performed by Cleofé López (vocals) at López family home, Sugar Land, Texas, on April 23, 1939. In Spanish. ...

    • Contributor: López, Cleof - López, Gonzalo - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Rafaela - López, Paula - López, Genoveva
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Walk Down, Sugar Tree

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "Walk Down, Sugar Tree" performed by Henry Truvillion (vocals) at his farmhouse, between Newton and Burkeville, Texas, on May 18, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Truvillion, Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-18
  • El remolino

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Dolores Royes Venue: Home of Henry Krausse Performance Note: "El remolino" performed by Dolores Reyes (vocals) at home of Henry Krausse, Brownsville, Texas, on April 28, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Reyes, Dolores - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28
  • Orphan Girl

    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: "Orphan Girl" performed by Minnie Floyd (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on June 9, ...

    • Contributor: Floyd, Minnie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Floyd, Mrs. Minnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-09