Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • The Roughy, Rocky Road

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Frances Cason, Eula Cason, or Eula Coson Performer referred to elsewhere as Jodie Holmes New Zion Baptist Church congregation Performer referred to elsewhere as Pearson or Polly Person Venue: Little Hope School House Performance Note: "The Roughy, Rocky Road" performed by Mandie ...

    • Contributor: Holmes, Judie - Unidentified Singers - English, Mandie - Pearson, Polly - Coson, Frances - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - New Zion Baptist Church Congregation
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • Sing Song Polly Want Your Kisses

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Performer referred to elsewhere as Mrs. Minnie Floyd or Mrs. Emma Floyd Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Sing Song Polly Want Your Kisses" performed by Minnie Floyd (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells ...

    • Contributor: Floyd, Minnie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Floyd, Mrs. Minnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Go Tell Aunt Patsy

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Lullabies. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Venue: [Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler] Performance Note: "Go Tell Aunt Patsy" performed by Annie Holmes (vocals) at [Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler], [Murrells Inlet], [South Carolina], on June 8, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Holmes, Annie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [Holmes, Annie]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Hell Down Yonder

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Chain gang Performance Note: "Hell Down Yonder" performed by Unidentified performers (vocals) at , near Sand Springs, South Carolina, on June 11, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - "Hambone" - Chain Gang
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • The Gospel Train

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as William Gant Venue: Home of Ben Robertson Performance Note: "The Gospel Train" performed by William Grant, Thomas Trimmer, Mary Lee, Phil Butler, and Brady Walker (vocals) at home of Ben Robertson, Clemson, South Carolina, on June 10, 1939. In English. (Language). Also ...

    • Contributor: Trimmer, Thomas - Grant, William - Butler, Phil - Lee, Mary - Walker, Brady - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-10
  • Your Mamma's a Lady

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Anna Cason Performer referred to elsewhere as Pearson or Polly Person Venue: Little Hope School House Performance Note: "Your Mamma's a Lady" performed by Anna F. Coson and Polly Pearson (vocals) at Little Hope School House, near Clemson, South Carolina, on ...

    • Contributor: Pearson, Polly - Coson, Anna F. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • I Ain't Goin' Work on the Railroad

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "I Ain't Goin' Work on the Railroad" performed by Viola Brown (vocals with stamping) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on June 8, 1939. In English. (Language). ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Viola - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [Lomax, Ruby T. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • I Lost My Master's Barn Key

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Performer referred to elsewhere as Otho Washington Brown Performer referred to elsewhere as Bella Corin Sindab Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "I Lost My Master's Barn Key" performed by Otto Washington Brown, Anna Bella Corin Sindab and ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Constance - Brown, Otto Washington - Sindab, Anna Bella Corin - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Lord Bateman (Part 2 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Performer referred to elsewhere as Mrs. Minnie Floyd or Mrs. Emma Floyd Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Lord Bateman (Part 2 of 2)" performed by Minnie Floyd (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South ...

    • Contributor: Floyd, Minnie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Floyd, Mrs. Minnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • You Gots to Move

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "You Gots to Move" performed by Annie Holmes (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on June 8, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Holmes, Annie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • My Lord, What a Mornin'

    Field Recordings. Music. Hymns. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Anna Cason New Zion Baptist Church congregation Venue: Little Hope School House Performance Note: "My Lord, What a Mornin'" performed by Anna F. Coson and unidentified singers (vocals) at Little Hope School House, near Clemson, South Carolina, on June 11, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Singers - Coson, Anna F. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - New Zion Baptist Church Congregation
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • Go Preach My Gospel

    Field Recordings. Music. Hymns. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "lined hymn" New Zion Baptist Church congregation Venue: Little Hope School House Performance Note: "Go Preach My Gospel" performed by Deacon Harvey Williams and unidentified singers (vocals) at Little Hope School House, near Clemson, South Carolina, on June 11, 1939. In English. (Language). ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Singers - Williams, Harvey, Deacon - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - New Zion Baptist Church Congregation - Williams, (Deacon) Harvey
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • Turkey Run Away

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Edmund or Edmond Owens Venue: Home of Ben Robertson Performance Note: "Turkey Run Away" performed by the Owens Quartet (Cecil Owens, Robert Owens, Martha Owens, and Edward Owens) (vocals) at home of Ben Robertson, Clemson, South Carolina, on June 10, 1939. In ...

    • Contributor: Owens, Cecil - Owens Quartet - Owens, Martha - Owens, Edward - Owens, Robert - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-10
  • By-and-By

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "By-and-By" performed by Annie Holmes (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on June 8, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax ...

    • Contributor: Holmes, Annie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • The Derby Ram

    Field Recordings. Music. Humorous Songs. Tall Tales. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Performer referred to elsewhere as Mrs. Minnie Floyd or Mrs. Emma Floyd Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "The Derby Ram" performed by Minnie Floyd (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South ...

    • Contributor: Floyd, Minnie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Floyd, Mrs. Minnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Let Me Fly

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Edmund or Edmond Owens Venue: Home of Ben Robertson Performance Note: "Let Me Fly" performed by the Owens Quartet (Cecil Owens, Robert Owens, Martha Owens, and Edward Owens) (vocals) at home of Ben Robertson, Clemson, South Carolina, on June 10, 1939. In ...

    • Contributor: Owens, Cecil - Owens, Robert - Owens, Martha - Owens Quartet - Owens, Edward - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-10
  • Come Through the Sawmill

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Collector's genre note: "played like London Bridge" Performer referred to elsewhere as Otho Washington Brown Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Come Through the Sawmill" performed by Viola Brown and Otto Washington Brown (vocals) at home of Mrs. ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Otto Washington - Brown, Viola - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Old Fox Steppin' Out

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Performer referred to elsewhere as Mrs. Minnie Floyd or Mrs. Emma Floyd Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Old Fox Steppin' Out" performed by Minnie Floyd (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, ...

    • Contributor: Floyd, Minnie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Floyd, Mrs. Minnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Po' Laz'us

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Chain gang Performer referred to elsewhere as Carl Smith Performance Note: "Po' Laz'us" performed by Carol Smith and unidentified performers (vocals) at , near Anderson, South Carolina, on June 11, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Carol - Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Chain Gang
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • Old Aunt Dinah

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Edmund or Edmond Owens Venue: Home of Ben Robertson Performance Note: "Old Aunt Dinah" performed by the Owens Quartet (Cecil Owens, Robert Owens, Martha Owens, and Edward Owens) (vocals) at home of Ben Robertson, Clemson, South Carolina, on June 10, ...

    • Contributor: Owens, Edward - Owens Quartet - Owens, Cecil - Owens, Robert - Owens, Martha - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-10
  • Satan Lost de Fadder's Key

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Collector's genre note: "play-party song used as spiritual" Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Satan Lost de Fadder's Key" performed by Annie Holmes (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on June 8, ...

    • Contributor: Holmes, Annie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Sometimes I Feel Like My Time Ain't Long

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as William Gant Venue: Home of Ben Robertson Performance Note: "Sometimes I Feel Like My Time Ain't Long" performed by Phil Butler, Brady Walker, William Grant, Thomas Trimmer and Mary Lee (vocals) at home of Ben Robertson, Clemson, South Carolina, on June 10, ...

    • Contributor: Walker, Brady - Grant, William - Lee, Mary - Trimmer, Thomas - Butler, Phil - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-10
  • Bluebird

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Ben Robertson Performance Note: "Bluebird" performed by Cecil Owens and Martha Owens (vocals) at home of Ben Robertson, Clemson, South Carolina, on June 10, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Owens, Cecil - Owens, Martha - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-10
  • Orphan Girl

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Performer referred to elsewhere as Mrs. Minnie Floyd or Mrs. Emma Floyd Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Orphan Girl" performed by Minnie Floyd (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on June 9, ...

    • Contributor: Floyd, Minnie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Floyd, Mrs. Minnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-09
  • If You Will Be My Bride

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Performer referred to elsewhere as Mrs. Minnie Floyd or Mrs. Emma Floyd Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "If You Will Be My Bride" performed by Minnie Floyd (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South ...

    • Contributor: Floyd, Minnie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Floyd, Mrs. Minnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08