Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Los florones de la mano

    • Contributor: Unidentified Girls - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Señora Santana

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 59 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A story about a child who had an apple and lost it; someone tried to give him another, but he wanted the one which he had lost. The singer, Adelpha Pollato, learned the song as a child in Key West, Florida. Ybor City, now a neighborhood ...

    • Contributor: Pollato, Adelpha - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-27
  • Amambrocha To

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 14 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Ziomara Andux, age 13, and her sister, Evelia Andux, age 11, describe a game played by the Cuban children in Ybor City. To play the game, a group of children line up, with the exception of one who faces the line and sings the first ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Ziomara - Andux, Evelia - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-24
  • El venadito

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Moye, Carmen Taffinder
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • Canción del ciego

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Suarez, José
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-26
  • Una tarde en mayo

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 29 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Cuban folk ballad, learned from the singer's grandmother in his childhood. Performance Note: "Una tarde en mayo" (vocals with guitar) performed by Felipe Valdez, and Milton Esquinaldo, guitar at Key West, Florida, on January 18, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Valdez, Felipe - Esquinaldo, Milton - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-18
  • Bendito el santo madero (Blessed the Holy Beam) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Romero, Alfredo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Marcha (March) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • A la mar fueron mis ojos

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Rodriguez, Maria
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • La Bayamese (Himno Nacional Cubano)

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 39 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The National Anthem of Cuba was written by Pedro Felipe (Perucho) Figueredo, a patriot, in the year 1868 during the Revolution. He composed it in Bayamo, the first town captured in the War against Spain. It was sung by a quartet of girls from the San ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Dalia - Soto, Violeta - Leon, Auroia - Baso, Evelia - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-22
  • Este borrequito tiene lana

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

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Lobato, Salome
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • La estación de mi Señora del Carmel (She Will Be Our Consolation) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Montoya, Luis - Archuleta, Ricardo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • 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
  • Ayudemos, almas (Let Us Help, Souls) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Montoya, Luis - Archuleta, Ricardo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • Cuban Love Song

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes) : analog ; 12 in. | An old Spanish love song, heard in Key West. Evelio Andux, age 37, of Cuban descent (father of French descent), was born in Key West. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Evelio - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-26
  • El llanto (The Tears) ( [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Arellano, Narciso
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Improvised Coplas (Improvised Couplets) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Anaya, Nieves - Arellano, Esequiel - García, Pedro
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Queda en paz (Be at Peace) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Chávez, Adolfo - Espinosa, Rosabel L.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Los Bienaventurados (The Fortunate Ones) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo - Trujillo, Amado
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Chiquitin

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 36 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A song that originated in Cuba, with an explanation of the song in Spanish. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Valdez, Amado - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-27
  • La indita

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Ramirez, Ramona
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Zape, gatito

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Longoria, Manuela
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-25