• Twenty-one Summers

    Field Recordings. Music. Field Hollers. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Performer referred to elsewhere as Jose Smith Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #1 Performance Note: "Twenty-one Summers" performed by James "Studdy Long" Smith (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #1, near Varner, Arkansas, on May ...

    • Contributor: Smith, James "Studdy Long - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • There Was a Lady Loved a Swine

    Field Recordings. Music. Humorous Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Mrs. Kate W. Jones Performance Note: "There Was a Lady Loved a Swine" performed by Kate W. Jones (vocals) at her home, Houston, Texas, on April 10, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Kate W. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jones, Mrs. Kate W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-10
  • Old Dan Tucker

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Galeanaz Tourist Camp Performance Note: "Old Dan Tucker" (vocals and guitar) performed at Galeanaz Tourist Camp, Falfurrias, Texas, on April 30, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc ...

    • Contributor: Goodwyn, Frank - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-30
  • I Love Little Willie

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Judge & Mrs. Oscar Callaway; Callaway Ranch Performance Note: "I Love Little Willie" performed by Shirley Lomax Duggan (vocals) at home of Judge & Mrs. Oscar Callaway; Callaway Ranch, near Comanche, Texas, on May 7, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Duggan, Shirley Lomax - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Mansell, Mrs. Shirley Lomax
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-07
  • Work Don't Bother Me

    Field Recordings. Music. Humorous Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "Work Don't Bother Me" (vocals and guitar) performed at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 3, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Keel, Colon - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-03
  • Estrellita

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "well-known concert song" Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Estrellita" (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 ...

    • Contributor: Salazar, Isabella - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Señora Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Poor Babes in the Woods

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: [Home of Mrs. Kate W. Jones] Performance Note: "Poor Babes in the Woods" performed by Kate W. Jones (vocals) at home of Mrs. Kate W. Jones, Houston, Texas, on April 9, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Kate W. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [Jones, Mrs. Kate W.]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-09
  • I Stole Good Business

    Field Recordings. Music. Field Hollers. 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: "I Stole Good Business" performed by Eugene Shelton (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #1, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 21, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Shelton, Eugene - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • The Leaky House

    Field Recordings. Music. Narratives. 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: "The Leaky House" performed by Mose "Clear Rock" Platt (spoken) at Hotel Blazilmar, Taylor, Texas, on May 10, 1939. In ...

    • 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
  • Hot Springs Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Gould, Arkansas Performer referred to elsewhere as "Cheater" Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #9; Stockade Performance Note: "Hot Springs Blues" performed by Cheatem (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #9; Stockade, near Arkansas City, Arkansas, on May 22, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in ...

    • Contributor: Cheatem - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - "Cheatem
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-22
  • Cotton Needs Plowin' So Bad

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "cotton song" Venue: Home of Spencer and Caroline Horne Performance Note: "Cotton Needs Plowin' So Bad" performed by Jim Henry "Duck" Horne (vocals) at home of Spencer and Caroline Horne, near Livingston, Alabama, on May 28, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Horne, Jim Henry "Duck - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-28
  • Joe de Grinder

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "levee holler" Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #5; Stockade Performance Note: "Joe de Grinder" performed by Irvin "Gar Mouth" Lowry (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #5; Stockade, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 20, ...

    • Contributor: Lowry, Irvin "Gar Mouth - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-20
  • 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
  • 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
  • Old Cacklin' Hen

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Lake N. Porter Performance Note: "Old Cacklin' Hen" (fiddle) performed at home of Lake N. Porter, Falfurrias, Texas, on April 29, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc ...

    • Contributor: Porter, Lake N. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Porter, Lake N. "L.N. - Fiddle
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-29
  • Green Grass Growing All Around

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Grace Langino or Grace Lungino Venue: Home of Mr. and Mrs. William Longino Performance Note: "Green Grass Growing All Around" performed by Grace Longino (vocals) at home of Mr. and Mrs. William Longino, Huntsville, Texas, on May 13, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Longino, Grace - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Longino, Mrs. Grace
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-13
  • 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
  • Yon' Comes de Sargent

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. Field Hollers. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "mule skinning holler" Location also known as Miss. State Farm Venue: State Penitentiary, Camp #10 Performance Note: "Yon' Comes de Sargent" performed by Alexander "Neighborhood" Williams (vocals) at State Penitentiary, Camp #10, Parchman, Mississippi, on May 23, 1939. In English. (Language). Also ...

    • Contributor: Williams, Alexander "Neighborhood - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-23
  • 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
  • Maria Blanca

    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: "Maria Blanca" 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 Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). ...

    • 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
  • Prayer

    Field Recordings. Music. Prayers. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "Prayer" performed by Will "John Baptist" Lee (spoken) at home of H.R. Weaver, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 17, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc ...

    • Contributor: Lee, Will "John Baptist - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-17
  • Track-linin' Holler

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "Track-linin' Holler" performed by Henry Truvillion (vocals) at his farmhouse, between Newton and Burkeville, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Truvillion, Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • The Wooden-Legged Soldier

    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: "The Wooden-Legged Soldier" 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 Ruby ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Ben Robertson Performance Note: "Bluebird" performed by Cecil Owens and Martha Owens (vocals) at home of Ben Robertson, Clemson, South Carolina, on June 10, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Owens, Cecil - Owens, Martha - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-10
  • I Left My Woman in the Back Door Cryin'

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "I Left My Woman in the Back Door Cryin'" performed by James Richardson (vocals) at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 4, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby ...

    • Contributor: Richardson, James - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04