Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Las Posadas, Part 2 of 2 (The Inns, Part 2 of 2) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Medina, age 60, was a resident of Alamosa, Colorado. Transcription: Adentro:/Decir vuestros nombres/si son peregrinos,/porque hay malos hombres/por estos caminos,/porque hay malos hombres/por estos caminos./Afuera:/José el carpintero /somos, y María,/que en el mundo fiero/no fía ya alegría,/que en el mundo fiero/no fía ya alegría./Adentro:/Posada no damos/y no puedo ...

    • Contributor: Medina, Esteban - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-07
  • Soy esclavo de Jesús (I am a Slave of Jesus) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Romero, age 50, was a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. Mr. Arellano, age 46, is the brother of Esequiel and a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico where the recordings were made. Alabado Category: In praise of the Lord Transcription: Soy esclavo de Jesús,/creo en su santa ...

    • Contributor: Romero, Alfredo - Vocal - Arellano, Narciso
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-11
  • Diez perritos pequeños

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Copla (Couplet) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Salomé Lobato, age 70, is a resident of San Luis, Colorado. The singer forgot most of her song. Transcription: (Ya se me olvidó mi espichi)/Qué bonita está la cosa/ahora que voy a cantar,/su nombre de usted, Francisco,/su apelativo, Espinosa./ahí está . . . Transcription: English Translation Transcription: (I already ...

    • Contributor: Lobato, Salomé
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Si asi

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Gonzalo - López, Cleofé - Martínez, Eulalia
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-09
  • La canción de bebiendo

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Suarez, José
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-26
  • Decidme, montes y selvas, Part 1 of 2 (Tell Me, Mountains and Forests) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Title given is the first line of song. Mr. Archuleta was 70 years old at the time of this recording. He was a resident of Cerro, New Mexico. Transcription: Decidme, montes y selvas/oh, tus frutos y collados,/¿dónde hallaría a mi Jesús,/dónde encontraría mi amado?/Es la moneda perdida/la que busca ...

    • Contributor: Archuleta, Ricardo - Lead Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-29
  • Valse demócrata (Waltz of the Democrats) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Played by Adelaido Chavez, 68, violinist, resident of Antonito, Colorado, and his brother Adolfo Chavez, 65, guitarist and resident of Romeo, Colorado. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The Juan B. Rael Collection. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Chavez, Adelaido - Violin - Chavez, Adolfo - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Story of Juanito

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 3 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Martin Noriega is a 51-year-old of Cuban parentage. 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: Noriega, Martin - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-25
  • Rhymed Riddle

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 42 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A riddle, told to several children by Evelia Andux, 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 ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Evelia - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Kennedy, Edith
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-26
  • Padre de todo lo creado (Father of All Creation) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Archuleta was 70 years old at the time of this recording. He was a resident of Cerro, New Mexico. Alabado Category: The Passion Collector's notes: This hymn makes reference to an image of Christ, El Cristo de Mapimí, which is enshrined in the town of Cuencamé, in the ...

    • Contributor: Archuleta, Ricardo - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • Cielo soberano (Sovereign Heaven) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Adolfo Chavez, 65, is the brother of Adelaido Chavez and a resident of Romeo, Colorado. Ms. Espinosa, age 65, is a resident of Antonito, Colorado. Transcription: Cielo soberano/sea más piedad,/que ya no sufremos/la nieve que cae,/que ya no sufremos/la nieve que cae./Sospenden delirios/cecen los quebrantos,/que ya están poblados/de nieve ...

    • Contributor: Chavez, Adolfo - Vocal - Espinosa, Rosabel L.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: La noche ya se aleja

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Gonzalo - López, Cleofé
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • La mata de higo

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (5 minutes, 20 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A story described in English, then told and sung in Spanish, by Ziomara Andux, age 13. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Ziomara - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-23
  • Marcha (March) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Anaya, 39, and his daughter Ernestina, 18, both play by ear. Mr. Anaya learned to play the violin by himself and he in turn has taught his daughter. Mr. Garcia was 33 at the time of this recording. All three are residents of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. In ...

    • Contributor: Anaya, Nieves - Violin - Anaya, Ernestina (Daughter of Nieves) - Garcia, Pedro - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Vela por tu amante, vela

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Gonzalo - López, Cleofé - Martínez, Eulalia
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Dos y dos son quatro

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Que se le querra la calabaza

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Alto, alto como un pino

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 34 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A riddle, told to several children by Mrs. Edith Kennedy, age 18, born of Cuban and Bahamian-American parentage in Key West, Florida. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de Ybor. ...

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Edith - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Andux, Ziomara - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-26
  • Lairon, lairon, lairito

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Acevedo, Olga
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • Naranja dulce

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Moye, Margaret - Moye, Jimmie - Moye, Willie - Moye, Carmen Taffinder with Children
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • The Story of Juan José Introduction

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 52 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Martin Noriega, age 51, of Cuban parentage, is introduced and says that he is going to tell the story of Juan José. Ziomara Andux, age 13, acts as interpreter for Martin Noriega, giving his explanation of the type of story he is going to tell. ...

    • Contributor: Noriega, Martin - Andux, Ziomara - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-25
  • Antonio the Woodcutter (Part 2 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 46 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A traditional Spanish story, told by Martin Noriega, age 51, of Cuban parentage. 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 ...

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

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salinas, Agapito - Leal, Francisco
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Considera, alma perdida (Consider, Lost Soul) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Montoya, age 70, was from Cerro, New Mexico. Alabado Category: The Passion Collector's notes: This hymn, containing a stanza for each station of the Cross, may be sung at the Via Crucis [Way of the Cross] or at any vigil. Transcription: Considera, alma perdida/en aqueste paso fuerte,/dieron sentencia ...

    • Contributor: Montoya, Luis - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09