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  • Train

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "Train" (harmonica) performed at Clemens State Farm, Brazoria, Texas, on April ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Johnson, Ace - Harmonica
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-16

  • Sinner Will Be Runnin' in dat Great Day

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Spirituals. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Christopher, Columbus - Chains, Wallace "Stavin' Chains - Harrison, W.S. "Jaybird - Jones, Sylvester "Texas Stavin' Chain - Bolden, Wade "Monkey
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-23

  • Jack o' Diamonds

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Blues Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song text, ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Casey, Smith - Guitar
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-15

  • Mournful Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Blues Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song text, ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Casey, Smith - Guitar
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-15

  • When I Git Home

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Spirituals. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Casey, Smith - Guitar - Gill, Roger
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-16

  • Shorty George

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Blues Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song text, ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Casey, Smith - Guitar
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-16

  • I Wouldn't Mind Dyin' if Dyin' Was All

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Blues Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song text, ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Casey, Smith - Guitar
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-16

  • Will You March Down

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Spirituals. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Baker, James (Iron Head)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-23

  • Jesus Walk Round Your Bedside

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Spirituals. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hamilton, Alexander
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-23

  • Long Hot Summer Day

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song text, ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hill, Clyde - Group of Convicts
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-16

  • Two White Horses Standin' in Line

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Blues Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | "funeral song" For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Casey, Smith - Guitar
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-15

  • My Pore Mother Keeps A-prayin' for Me

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Blues Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song text, ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Chains, Wallace "Stavin' Chains - Jones, Sylvester "Texas Stavin' Chain
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-23

  • This Heart o' Mine

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Spirituals. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Baker, James (Iron Head)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-23

  • Old Hannah

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song text, ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Woods, Tommy - Group of Convicts
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-15

  • Gray Horse Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Blues Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song text, ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Casey, Smith - Guitar
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-16

  • Till I Die

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Wade "Monkey" Bolden Performer referred to elsewhere as Wallace "Stavin ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Christopher, Columbus - Chains, Wallace "Stavin' Chains - Harrison, W.S. "Jaybird - Jones, Sylvester "Texas Stavin' Chain - Bolden, Wade "Monkey - Ramsey, George - Bolden, Brant - Jones, Sylvester - Harrison, W. S., "Jay Bird - Chains, Wallace
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-23

  • Hammer Song

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | "for rock-breaking or ax-cutting" For further information on this recording session, including a portion ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Convicts
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-16

  • Gambler, Where Was You When They Called Yo' Name

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Spirituals. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Bolden, Wade "Monkey - Group of Convicts
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-23

  • Old Rattler

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song text, ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Woods, Tommy - Group of Convicts
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-15

  • Slow Drag Work Song

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song text, ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Woods, Tommy - Group of Convicts
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-16