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  • La estrella del Oriente = Star of the East

    Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "An Aguinaldo or Christmas carol. Dance section alternating with narrative, slower section." Cruz Losada, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California ...

    Contributor: Losada, Cruz - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Cruz Losada Performing Spanish Songs from Puerto Rico, April 10, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Venid pastores = Come, shepherds

    Aurora Calderon, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on April 10, 1939. Dust jacket notes: Christmas song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. ...

    Contributor: Calderon, Aurora - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Aurora Calderon Performing Spanish Songs from Puerto Rico, April 10, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Bolero sentimental

    Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Composed about depression among country people in Puerto Rico." Yellow song check-list notes: "Bad spot after 2 or 3 verses." Elinor Rodriguez, unaccompanied vocals. ...

    Contributor: Rodriguez, Elinor - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Elinor Rodriquez Performing A Spanish Song from Puerto Rico, April 10, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Vira do Minho = The Vira of Minho

    Dust jacket notes: Recorded at the home of Alice Lemos Avila on New Year's Eve, December 31, 1938. Yellow song check-list notes: "Defective but good one." Alice Lemos Avila, vocals; Joaquim Flores, ...

    Contributor: Alice Lemos Avila, Joachim Flores, and Clifford Franco - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Avila, Alice Lemos - Flores, Joaquim - Franco, Clifford - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Alice Lemos Avila and Friends Performing Portuguese Songs and Music, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Chi mi tir sa robh mi nam bhalach = Song of the Isle of Harris

    Dust jacket notes: "Sailor's song of regret for his home on Harris [one of the Hebrides Islands in Scotland]." Yellow song check-list notes: AFS 3858 A2 includes three verses of the song ...

    Contributor: Macinnes, Donald - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Donald Macinnes Performing Gaelic Songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • O compadre = Come on, compadre

    Yellow song check-list notes: "Constant major to minor and back again." Alice Lemos Avila, vocals and English guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on January 23, 1939. Reference copy ...

    Contributor: Avila, Alice Lemos - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Alice Lemos Avila and Friends Performing Portuguese Songs and Music, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Fado Portugues (Fado corrido)

    Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Characteristic rhythm of fado over which verses are improvised. These verses here are however traditional and usually used to begin a fado." Alice Lemos ...

    Contributor: Alice Lemos Avila, Joachim Flores, and Clifford Franco - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Avila, Alice Lemos - Flores, Joaquim - Franco, Clifford - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Alice Lemos Avila and Friends Performing Portuguese Songs and Music, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Beast of Derbyshire

    Dust jacket notes: AFS 4216 B1 includes only the first verse. Song continued on AFS 4216 B2. Variant of the "Darby Ram" or "Derby Ram." Contains sexual innuendo and scatological humor. Charles ...

    Contributor: Fulton, Charles - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - Charles Fulton Performing Anglo American Music, August 15, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Ca' the Yowes

    Sung in lowland Scots dialect. Charlotte MacInnes, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on February 15, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. ...

    Contributor: Macinnes, Charlotte - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Charlotte Macinnes Performing Scots Dialect Songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Faithful forever!

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print ...

    Contributor: Kohler & Chase - Bonelli, Eugene S.
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Music for the Nation - Music Division - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Notated Music
    Date: 1879

  • Ai - ai - amor = Alas - alas - love

    Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Not so widely known." Alice Lemos Avila, vocals and English guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on February 6, 1939. Reference ...

    Contributor: Avila, Alice Lemos - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Alice Lemos Avila Performing Portuguese Songs, February 6, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Vegig mentem az ormody temeto = She went through the cemetery

    Mary Gaidos, Julia Reha, Elizabeth Jelenfy, Mary Drasky, Rosa Nimerfroh, Mr. Jelenfy, and Mr. Nimerfroh, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on December 31, 1939. Reference copy available ...

    Contributor: Mary Gaidos and Friends - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Gaidos, Mary - Reha, Julia - Jelenfy, Elizabeth - Drasky, Mary - Nimerfroh, Rosa - Jelenfy (Mr) - Nimerfroh (Mr) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Mary Gaidos and Friends Performing Hungarian Songs, December 31, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • De ki tudname

    Dust jacket notes: Czardas. Mary Gaidos, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on January 3, 1940. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In ...

    Contributor: Gaidos, Mary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Mary Gaidos Singing Unaccompanied Hungarian Songs, January 3, 1940 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940

  • San Sererin

    Dust jacket notes: Puerto Rican children's game. Aurora Calderon, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on April 10, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife ...

    Contributor: Calderon, Aurora - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Aurora Calderon Performing Spanish Songs from Puerto Rico, April 10, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Nino querido = Dear child

    Dust jacket notes: Puerto Rican lullaby. Cruz Losada, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on April 10, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading ...

    Contributor: Losada, Cruz - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Cruz Losada Performing Spanish Songs from Puerto Rico, April 10, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Hymns of praise

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print ...

    Contributor: Pacific Press
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Music for the Nation - Music Division - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Notated Music
    Date: 1878

  • Adeus Ulina = Farewell Ulina

    Alice Lemos Avila, vocals and English guitar; Ed Pavon, guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on January 25, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading ...

    Contributor: Alice Lemos Avila and Ed Pavon - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Avila, Alice Lemos - Pavon, Ed - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Alice Lemos Avila and Friends Performing Portuguese Songs and Music, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Ora vai tu = Now -- you go

    Alice Lemos Avila, vocals and English guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on February 6, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In Portuguese. ...

    Contributor: Avila, Alice Lemos - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Alice Lemos Avila Performing Portuguese Songs, February 6, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Lavar, lavar = Wash, wash

    Dust jacket notes: "A washing song." Louise Franco, vocals; Clifford Franco, English guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on August 15, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of ...

    Contributor: Louise Franco and Clifford Franco - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Franco, Louise - Franco, Clifford - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Louise Franco, Clifford Franco, and Mary Silveira Performing Portuguese Songs, August 15, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Por ti = For thee

    Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "A current hit in Portugal with American jazz accompaniment improvised by Mrs. Avila's son [Albert]." Dust jacket notes: Song on AFS 3876 A2 repeated ...

    Contributor: Alice Lemos Avila and Albert Avila - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Avila, Alice Lemos - Avila, Albert - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Alice Lemos Avila and Friends Performing Portuguese Songs and Music, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939