Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • War Song

    Field Recordings. Blues (Music). Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Buster Brown of Cordell, Georgia, is featured in a photograph on page 7 of the Fort Valley State College publication, The Peachite, which refers to him as "a wizard of a 'mouth-organ playah,' who performes the incredible feat of playing and singing at the same time." ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Buster - Jones, Lewis Wade - James, Willis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Lead Me to That Rock

    Field Recordings. Gospel Music. Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Middle Georgia Four with lead performed by J. W. Walker, second tenor Venue: Fort Valley State College. In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Jones, Lewis Wade - James, Willis - Middle Georgia Four (Musical Group) - Smith, C. E. - Walker, J. W. - Bell, Charlie O. - Purnell, H. P.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Roosevelt and Hitler, Part I

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Fort Valley State College. Buster Ezell is featured in photographs on page 4, 6, and 7 of the Fort Valley State College publication, The Peachite. The lyrics for his ballad, "Roosevelt and Hitler: Buster Ezell's War-time Song, or, Strange things Are Happenin' in the Land," appear ...

    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - Jones, Lewis Wade - James, Willis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Milk Cow Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. Blues (Music). Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Fort Valley State College. Gus Gibson [?], vocals; Will Chastain [?], guitar. (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade - Gibson, Gus - Chastain, Will
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • My Footsteps Keep Following Me

    Field Recordings. Gospel Music. Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Fort Valley State College. Mixed Quartet of First Baptist Church, Byron, Ga., led by Deacon Albert Johnson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, Albert, Deacon - Jones, Lewis Wade - James, Willis - Gay, Beatie, Mrs - Mixed Quartet of First Baptist Church (Byron, Ga.)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Twenty-Fifth of December

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Middle Georgia Four (Musical Group) - Jones, Lewis Wade - Walker, J. W. - Purnell, H. P. - Bell, Charlie O. - Smith, C. E.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-03-05
  • Over in Zion

    Field Recordings. Music. Gospel Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | The Choir of Oak Grove Missionary Church (Baptist) is from Peach County, Georgia. Venue: Fort Valley State College. Deacon Sam Jackson and Choir of Oak Grove Missionary Church, unaccompanied vocals (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Deacon Sam - James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Lord, I Walked

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Middle Georgia Four (Musical Group) - Jones, Lewis Wade - Walker, J. W. - Purnell, H. P. - Bell, Charlie O. - Smith, C. E.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-03-05
  • Lord, I Walked

    Field Recordings. Music. Gospel Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Fort Valley State College. Middle Georgia Four, lead performed by J. W. Walker, second tenor. (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade - Middle Georgia Four (Musical Group) - Bell, Charlie O. - Walker, J. W. - Purnell, H. P. - Smith, C. E.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Southern Rag [test]

    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-03-05
  • I'm Gonna Make You Happy

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade - Brown, Buster
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-03-05
  • Over in Zion

    • Contributor: Jackson, Deacon Sam - James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-03-05
  • Southern Rag

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade - Sanders, Alvin - Sneed, James - Duffy, J. F.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-03-05
  • Roosevelt and Hitler, Part II

    Field Recordings. Ballads. Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Buster Ezell is featured in photographs on page 4, 6, and 7 of the Fort Valley State College publication, The Peachite. The lyrics for his ballad, "Roosevelt and Hitler: Buster Ezell's War-time Song, or, Strange things Are Happenin' in the Land," appear on page five. The Peachite ...

    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Lead Me to That Rock

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade - Walker, J. W. - Purnell, H. P. - Bell, Charlie O. - Smith, C. E. - Middle Georgia Four (Musical Group)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-03-05
  • I'm a Pilgrim

    Field Recordings. Gospel Music. Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Fort Valley State College. Middle Georgia Four, with lead by J. W. Walker, second tenor (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade - Middle Georgia Four (Musical Group) - Smith, C. E. - Bell, Charlie O. - Walker, J. W. - Purnell, H. P.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Roosevelt and Hitler, Part II

    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-03-05
  • Ain't But Me One

    Field Recordings. Gospel Music. Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Fort Valley State College. Deacon Albert Johnson and Mixed Quartet of First Baptist Church, Byron, Ga., led by Mrs. Beatie Gay, unaccompanied vocals (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Lewis Wade - James, Willis - First Baptist Church (Byron, Ga.). Mixed Quartet - Gay, Beatie, Mrs
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • I'm a Pilgrim

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Middle Georgia Four (Musical Group) - Jones, Lewis Wade - Walker, J. W. - Purnell, H. P. - Bell, Charlie O. - Smith, C. E.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-03-05
  • Ain't But Me One

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade - Gay, Beatie, Mrs - First Baptist Church (Byron, Ga.). Mixed Quartet
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-03-05
  • My Footsteps Keep Following Me

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade - Gay, Beatie, Mrs - Mixed Quartet of First Baptist Church (Byron, Ga.) - Johnson, Albert, Deacon
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-03-05
  • Joe Louis

    Field Recordings. Blues (Music). Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Fort Valley State College Buster Ezell, vocals, guitar. (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - Jones, Lewis Wade - James, Willis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Joe Louis

    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-03-05
  • Holy Babe

    Field Recordings. Gospel Music. Spirituals (Songs). Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Davies Hill School Chorus is from Houston County, Georgia. Venue: Fort Valley State College. In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade - Davies Hill School Chorus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • If I Had My Way

    Field Recordings. Gospel Music. Spirituals (Songs). Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | The Choir of Oak Grove Missionary Church (Baptist) is from Peach County, Georgia. Venue: Fort Valley State College. Deacon Sam Jackson and Choir of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, unaccompanied vocals (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Deacon Sam - Jones, Lewis Wade - James, Willis - Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church (Peach County, Ga.). Choir
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943