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  • Concebida en gracia (Conceived in Grace) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Montoya, age 70, was from Cerro, New Mexico. Alabado Category: In Praise of the Virgin Transcription: (Concebida en gracia),/sólo tú, María, eres,/sólo tú, bendita eres/entre las mujeres./De gracia eres llena,/y Dios es contigo,/tú que nos defiendes/de nuestro enemigo./A María alabemos/en su concepción,/por ser instrumento /de la redención. Transcription: ...

    • Contributor: Montoya, Luis - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • Crab is a Better Man Than Man

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 26 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. Performance Note: "Crab is a Better Man Than Man" (vocals with accordion) performed by Theodore (Tea Roll) Rolle at Key West, Florida, on January 23, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Rolle, Theodore "Tea Roll" - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Emcee Urges War Dances to Move Along Again

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Emcee Calls Women and Men Judges to the Speaker Stand

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Women's Traditional Cloth Contest Song

    • Contributor: Tai Piah Singers - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Oh, the Buford Boat Done Come

    Field Recordings. Instrumental Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 6 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A dance song in the Charleston rhythm from the Geechee country in South Carolina, learned in Florida from a Geechee woman. "Geechee," or "Gullah," refers to a group of African Americans who settled on the sea islands of South Carolina and Georgia. Their ...

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Just a Jitterbug

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 3 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Crew of "The Boys," a 108-foot menhaden (or pogey) fishing boat of Mayport, Florida, commanded by Captain J. C. Willard. Crew of "The Boys," a 108-foot menhaden (or pogey) fishing boat of Mayport, Florida, commanded by Captain J. C. Willard. Shrimphouse workers The singer, a ...

    • Contributor: Griffin, James - Unidentified Performers - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Unidentified Group
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • Song During Paul Brill Special ("God, watch over us.")

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Grand Entry Song

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Host Drum
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Forked Deer

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • Commentary on Song During Paul Brill Special (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0489)

    • Contributor: McIntyre, Laurel - Jabbour, Alan - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Emcee Announces Special for Two Young Girls

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • [The Prisoner's Song]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Ragged Bill

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • Unidentified Song

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Emcee Urges War Dances to Move Along

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Emcee Announces that the Whipman will Next be Recognized

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Grand Finale Song

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Pauline Parker Speaks During the Pow-Wow Princess Special

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Parker, Pauline
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Hermanos pastores (Brother Shepherds) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Song from the folk play "Los Pastores." Adolfo Chavez, 65, is the brother of Adelaido Chavez and a resident of Romeo, Colorado. Mr. Lobato, 72, is a resident of San Luis, Colorado. Transcription: Hermanos pastores/hermanos queridos,/vamos transitando/por estos caminos,/vamos transitando/por estos caminos./Caminen alegres/vamos caminando,/al pie de esos montes/vamos hospedando,/al ...

    • Contributor: Chavez, Adolfo - Vocal - Lobato, Julián
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Considera con desvelo (Consider with a Vigil) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Montoya, age 70, was from Cerro, New Mexico. Collector's notes: This alabado may be sung at any wake or vigil. Transcription: Considera con desvelo/y con aprecio y atención/y con una buena confesión,/abren las puertas del Cielo./A cada paso que das,/hombre, se acerca la muerte,/caminando de esa suerte,/sin saber ...

    • Contributor: Montoya, Luis - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • Emcee Announces that Each of the Judges are Champion Dancers

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Emcee Announces Special for Elmer Blackbird Family

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Host Drum - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Tiny Tots' Traditional Contest Song ("You're saying the things that I'm hollering out to you." )

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Introduction of Head and Assistant Singers and Others

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13