Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • A la vibora de la mar

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "a game played like London Bridge with tug-o'-war" Two neighbor children Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "A la vibora de la mar" performed by Margaret Moye and unidentified children, Willie Moye, Jimmie Moye, Carmen Taffinder with children Moye ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of J.K. Wells Performance Note: "Venimos de Matamoros" (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 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc ...

    • Contributor: Suarez, José - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-26
  • 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 by Ramona Ramirez (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). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Ramirez, Ramona - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Yo soy la que ausente

    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: Yo soy la que ausente" performed by Cleofé López and Eulalia Martínez (vocals) at López family home, Sugar Land, Texas, on ...

    • Contributor: López, Cleofé - Martínez, Eulalia - López, Gonzalo - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Rafaela - López, Paula - López, Genoveva - López, José
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • La mata persima en el cemeteria

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 33 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A story told by Tony Lopez, age 11. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de Ybor. The cigar companies moved from Key West to avoid unionization of their workers. ...

    • Contributor: Lopez, Tony - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-23
  • Nickels and Dimes

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 23 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A children's song. The Spanish children are asking Mama for nickels and dimes to buy trinkets." Minorcans, from the island of Minorca, off the coast of Spain, first came to Florida in 1768, along with Italians and Greeks, led by Dr. Andrew Turnbull. Turnbull settled New ...

    • Contributor: De Aceval, Maria Hugas - Morris, Alton Chester - Corse, Carita Doggett - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-09-26
  • Señora Santa Anna

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Group of four girls from Blalack School Performer referred to elsewhere as R. Ramirez Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "Señora Santa Anna" performed by Ramona Ramirez, Sofia H., Maria R., and unidentified girls (vocals) at Blalack School, near Brownsville, Texas, on April 27, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Ramirez, Ramona - H., Sofia - R., Maria - Unidentified Girls - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Girls from Blalock School (4 Girls) - R., Ramona - Ramona
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Corrido del soldado

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of J.K. Wells Performance Note: "Corrido del soldado" (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 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc ...

    • Contributor: Suarez, José - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-26
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Si así quereis vivir

    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: Si así quereis vivir" performed by Cleofé López (vocals) at López family home, Sugar Land, Texas, on April 23, 1939. In ...

    • Contributor: López, Cleofé - López, Gonzalo - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Rafaela - López, Paula - López, Genoveva
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Amigo té contaré - una acción particular

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Dolores Royes Venue: Home of Henry Krausse Performance Note: "Amigo té contaré - una acción particular" 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 ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "tragic narrative" Performer referred to elsewhere as Atanacio Hernandez Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "Corrido de Leandro Rivera" performed by Atanviro Hernandez (vocals) at Blalack School, near Brownsville, Texas, on April 27, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and ...

    • Contributor: Hernandez, Atanviro - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Plantaron celos y amores

    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: Plantaron celos y amores" performed by Cleofé López (vocals) at López family home, Sugar Land, Texas, on April 23, 1939. In ...

    • Contributor: López, Gonzalo - López, Cleofé - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Rafaela - López, Paula - López, Genoveva
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Un viejecito chiquito y jorobadito

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Manuela Longoria Performance Note: "Un viejecito chiquito y jorobadito" performed by Manuela Longoria (vocals) at home of Manuela Longoria, Brownsville, Texas, on April 24, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Longoria, Manuela - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-24
  • Duermate mi niña

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 23 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | An ancient lullaby which has remained popular among the Cuban people and their descendants in Key West. Sung by a pupil at the San Carlos Institute, a grammar school in Key West owned and operated by the Cuban government, with classes taught in both English and ...

    • Contributor: Rodriguez, Alva - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Rodriguez, Alba
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-22
  • 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
  • Las aguilas de San Miguel

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Group of girls from Blalack School Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "Las aguilas de San Miguel" performed by Unidentified girls (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 ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Girls - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Girls from Blalock School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • El sacrificio

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 49 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The complete version of the song composed by a Mexican in Miami, Florida, and now popular also in Key West. Performance Note: "El sacrificio" (vocals with claves, bongo, bass viol, and two guitars) performed by Sesteto Encanto at Key West, Florida, on January 18, 1940. ...

    • Contributor: Sesteto Encanto - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-18
  • La canción de bebiendo

    Field Recordings. Music. Drinking Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of J.K. Wells Performance Note: "La canción de bebiendo" (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 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Suarez, José - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-26
  • El patio de mi casa

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 38 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Sarris children Schoolchildren An old Spanish-Cuban childrens' folksong, sung while skipping rope. Performed by students at the San Carlos Institute, a grammar school in Key West owned and operated by the Cuban government, with classes taught in both English and Spanish. Performance Note: "El patio de ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Unidentified Schoolchildren
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-22
  • La culebra

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Manuela Longoria Performance Note: "La culebra" performed by Manuela Longoria (vocals) at home of Manuela Longoria, Brownsville, Texas, on April 24, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc ...

    • Contributor: Longoria, Manuela - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-24
  • Ya me casé con ustéd

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "Ya me casé con ustéd" performed by Maria Rodriguez (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). Sound Recording (Form). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Rodriguez, Maria - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Los florones de la mano

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Singing Games. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "ring game; played sitting" Group of girls from Blalack School Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "Los florones de la mano" performed by Unidentified girls (vocals) at Blalack School, near Brownsville, Texas, on April 27, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Girls - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Girls from Blalock School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • The Story of Juan José, A Working Man, and His Beautiful Wife, Rosa

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (9 minutes, 8 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Martin Noriega, age 51, of Cuban parentage, tells the story of Juan José, which he may have learned from the reading of a "lectore" in the cigar factory. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under ...

    • Contributor: Noriega, Martin - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-25
  • Nada me importa - que me nieques la amistad

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "popular song among border Mexicans" Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Nada me importa - que me nieques la amistad" (vocals and guitars) performed at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In Spanish. ...

    • Contributor: Salinas, Agapito - Leal, Francisco - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Gallito el torero (Part 2 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 40 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Spanish story about a bootblack who became a bullfighter, told by Martin Noriega, age 51, of Cuban parentage. He may have learned from the reading of a "lectore" in the cigar factory. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 ...

    • Contributor: Noriega, Martin - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-26