Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • The Roving Boy

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Alan and Elizabeth Lomax Kentucky collection. (Source). Recorded in 1937. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Begley, Justis - Lomax, Alan - Lomax, Elizabeth
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Medley of Southern airs

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: Banjo solo unaccompanied. From Edison records catalog: Fred J. Bacon, banjo; includes My old Kentucky home, Dixie, and Old folks at home. Coupling date: 6/5/1920. (Venue). With (reverse side): Homeward march / John Kimmel. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Edison - Bacon, Fred J.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1920
  • Jolly green

    sound recording | 1 reel | Forms part of the documentation of the American Folklife Center presentation "In Country": A concert and Symposium on the Folksong Traditions of the Vietnam-Era Soldier. (Source). July 13, 1989. (Date). "Bull" Durham's given name was James P. Durham, also known as "Raging Bull" Durham. (Biographical). "Bull" Durham served as a pilot in the Vietnam War. (Biographical). "Bull" Durham ...

    • Contributor: Durham, Bull - Price, Thomas - Thomas, Robin
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • White House Blues

    sound recording | 1 sound recoding | Forms part of the 1977 Neptune Plaza Concert Series Collection. (Source). April 25, 1977. (Date). Concerns the assasination of President William McKinley in 1901. (Content). The Bluegrass Cardinals, consisting of Don Parmley of Kentucky, his son David Parmley (born in California), and Randy Graham of California, originally formed their group in southern California. They moved to Virginia ...

    • Contributor: Bluegrass Cardinals - Jabbour, Alan - Parmley, David - Parmley, Don - Graham, Randy - Blair, Warren - Davis, John
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Harlan County blues

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the George Korson Bituminous Songs Collection. AFC 1963/004: AFS 12010-12012 (Source). Recorded in Harlan, Kentucky. (Venue). Recorded in 1940. (Date). Published on the Library of Congress LP L60 "Songs and Ballads of the Bituminous Miners," 1965. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Korson, George Gershon - Davis, George
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1965
  • The Titanic

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Alan and Elizabeth Lomax Kentucky Collection. (Source). Recorded in Pine Mountain, Kentucky. (Venue). Recorded in September, 1937. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Baker, Arlie - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Amazing grace

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : anaolog, mono. | Recorded in Allen, KY (Venue). Recorded by Margot Mayo, Stu Jamieson and Freyda Simon in 1946 (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Mayo, Seymour
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • My old Kentucky home

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Foster, Stephen Collins - Hempel, Frieda - Criterion Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Roll On Buddy

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | First pubished on Library of Congress LP AFS L61 "Railroad Songs and Ballads," edited by Archie Green. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in New York, New York. (Venue). The singer is from Clay County, Kentucky. (Biographical). Recorded in 1939. (Date). Forms part of the Alan Lomax Recordings of Aunt Molly Jackson collection, part 1. (Source). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lomax, Alan - Jackson, Aunt Molly
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1968
  • My old Kentucky home

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 61.1 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Composed by Stephen Foster. Recorded on one side only. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Edward M. Favor, tenor; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., June 30, 1897. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Preservation master. Washington, D.C. ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Foster, Stephen Collins - Favor, Edward M. - Foster, Stephen (Author) - Favor, Edward M. (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1897-06-30
  • Bonaparte's Retreat

    sound recording | 1 disc. | A transcription of this recording by Ruth Crawford Seeger was the source for the musical theme of the "Hoe Down" in the score for the ballet Rodeo by Aaron Copeland. (General). Recorded by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax in Salyersville, Kentucky. (Venue). Alan and Elizabeth Lomax Kentucky Collection. (Source Note). Recorded in 1937 (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Stepp, William Hamilton - Lomax, Alan - Lyttleton, Elizabeth
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Oral history with male and female, Trent, Kentucky

    sound recording | Audio tape; 10.5" reel, 7.5 ips; duration: 17:24 | Appalachian Oral History Project. Lees College Library. Jackson, KY Husband and wife, ages unknown. Live in Trent, KY. Talk about their families; childhood games; radio; sing songs; life during the war; gardening; school in the past; and tobacco farming. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Lawson, Wilford - Lawson, Carol
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1984-02-02
  • DaNang lullaby

    sound recording | 1 reel | Forms part of the documentation of the American Folklife Center presentation "In Country": A concert and Symposium on the Folksong Traditions of the Vietnam-Era Soldier. (Source). July 13, 1989. (Date). "Bull" Durham's given name was James P. Durham, also known as "Raging Bull" Durham. (Biographical). "Bull" Durham served as a pilot in the Vietnam War. (Biographical). "Bull" Durham ...

    • Contributor: Durham, Bull - Price, Thomas - Thomas, Robin
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings