• Drinkin' Wine (Tune 2 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Drinkin' Wine (Tune 2 of 2)" performed by Ed Jones (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 30, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Ed - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • Po' Child

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Dock "Zebediah" Reed Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Po' Child" performed by Dock Reed (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 26, 1939. In English. ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Dock - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-26
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: La noche ya se aleja

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Drama. Religious Songs. Folk Drama. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Sugarland Venue: López Family home Performance Note: "Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: La noche ya se aleja" performed by Cleofé López (vocals) at López family home, Sugar Land, Texas, on April 23, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: López, Gonzalo - López, Cleof - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Rafaela - López, Paula - López, Genoveva
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Come On an' Bow Down

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Wallace "Stavin Chains" Chains, Wallace "Jay Bird " Chain, or Wallace "Big Stavin Chain" Venue: Ramsey State Farm, Camp #4 Performance Note: "Come On an' Bow Down" performed by James "Iron Head" Baker and Wallace Chains (vocals and guitar) at Ramsey State ...

    • Contributor: Chains, Wallace - Baker, James "Iron Head - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Baker, James (Iron Head) - Chains, Wallace "Stavin' Chains
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Job, Job

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Job, Job" performed by Mandy Tartt, Sims Tartt, Bettie Atmore (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 30, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in ...

    • Contributor: Atmore, Bettie - Tartt, Mandy - Tartt, Sims - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Atmore, Betty
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • You Got to Lay Down and Die

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Gould, Arkansas Group of convicts Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #9 Performance Note: "You Got to Lay Down and Die" performed by Charles Clark, Henry Wesley and unidentified performers (vocals with ax-cutting) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #9, near Arkansas City, ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Clark, Charles - Wesley, Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Convicts
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-22
  • Great Day

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Eugene Blocker Performer referred to elsewhere as Wm. Bowen Performer referred to elsewhere as Terrell Corley Venue: State Penitentiary ("The Walls") Performance Note: "Great Day" performed by Alvin Brown, William Brown, Eugene Blacker, and Terrell Conley (vocals) at State Penitentiary ("The Walls"), ...

    • Contributor: Brown, William - Blacker, Eugene - Brown, Alvin - Conley, Terrell - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-11
  • 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
  • We Go to Church in the Early Morn

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as H. R. Weaver Venue: Home of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "We Go to Church in the Early Morn" performed by Herman R. Weaver (vocals) at home of H.R. Weaver, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 15, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Weaver, Herman R. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Weaver, Herman R. "H.R.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-15
  • 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
  • This Little Light o' Mine

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Goree State Farm Performance Note: "This Little Light o' Mine" performed by Doris McMurray (vocals) at Goree State Farm, near Huntsville, Texas, on May 14, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: McMurray, Doris - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-14
  • The Sun Didn't Shine Out on Yonder Mountain

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Liberty Hill Venue: Liberty High School Performance Note: "The Sun Didn't Shine Out on Yonder Mountain" performed by the Liberty High School Quartet (Rowena Knight, Mary Anne Knight, Thelma Hawthorn, and Jerusha Hawthorne) (vocals) at Liberty High School, near Newton, Texas, on May ...

    • Contributor: Knight, Rowena - Knight, Mary Anne - Hawthorne, Jerusha - Hawthorn, Thelma - Liberty High School Quartet - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hawthorne, Thelma
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • All My Sins Been Taken Away

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Spencer and Caroline Horne Performance Note: "All My Sins Been Taken Away" performed by Aurilla Horne and Frances Horne (vocals) at home of Spencer and Caroline Horne, near Livingston, Alabama, on May 28, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby ...

    • Contributor: Horne, Frances - Horne, Aurilla - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-28
  • I'm So Glad Got My 'ligion in Time

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Dock "Zebediah" Reed Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "I'm So Glad Got My 'ligion in Time" performed by Dock Reed (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Dock - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-26
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Plantaron celos y amores

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Drama. Religious Songs. Folk Drama. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Sugarland Venue: López Family home Performance Note: "Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Plantaron celos y amores" performed by Cleofé López (vocals) at López family home, Sugar Land, Texas, on April 23, 1939. In ...

    • Contributor: López, Gonzalo - López, Cleof - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Rafaela - López, Paula - López, Genoveva
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Carry Me, Bury Me

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as near De Ridder New Zion Baptist Church congregation Performer listed elsewhere as Rufus Stevenson Venue: New Zion Baptist Church Performance Note: "Carry Me, Bury Me" performed by Rufus Spearman and unidentified singers (vocals) at New Zion Baptist Church, Knight Post Office, Louisiana, on ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Singers - Spearman, Rufus - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - New Zion Baptist Church Congregation
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-17
  • John Saw Dat Number

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Performer referred to elsewhere as Washington, Willie Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #5 Performance Note: "John Saw Dat Number" performed by Willie Henry Washington, Robert Lee Robertson, Abraham Powell, andHenry McKain (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp ...

    • Contributor: Powell, Abraham - McKain, Henry - Washington, Willie Henry - Robertson, Robert Lee - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-20
  • Ain't No Heaven on de County Road

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Chain gang Performance Note: "Ain't No Heaven on de County Road" performed by "Slick" Owens and 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 ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Owens, "Slick - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Chain Gang
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • I'll Answer to My Name

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "I'll Answer to My Name" performed by Henry Truvillion (vocals) at his farmhouse, between Newton and Burkeville, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Truvillion, Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Drive Old Satan Away

    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: "Drive Old Satan Away" performed by Viola Brown (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on June 9, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Viola - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-09
  • The Mighty Rider

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "The Mighty Rider" performed by Henry Truvillion (vocals) at his farmhouse, between Newton and Burkeville, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: Truvillion, Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [Lomax, Ruby T. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Jesus, My God, I Know His Name

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "lined off first and then 'played on'" Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Performer referred to elsewhere as Washington, Willie Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #5 Performance Note: "Jesus, My God, I Know His Name" performed by Willie Henry Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Bell, Arthur - Robertson, Robert Lee - Powell, Abraham - Washington, Willie Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-20
  • Samson

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as near De Ridder Performer referred to elsewhere as Sylvester "The Deacon" Johnson Venue: New Zion Baptist Church Performance Note: "Samson" performed by Sylvester "Deacon" Johnson (vocals) at New Zion Baptist Church, Knight Post Office, Louisiana, on May 17, 1939. In English. (Language). Also ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, Sylvester "Deacon - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Johnson, (Deacon) Sylvester - [Weaver, Herman R. "H.R. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-17
  • When I Can Read My Title Clear

    Field Recordings. Music. Hymns. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "lined hymn" Performer referred to elsewhere as Dock "Zebediah" Reed Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "When I Can Read My Title Clear" performed by Vera Hall and Dock Reed (vocals) at On porch of home ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Dock - Hall, Vera - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Will You March Down

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Ramsey State Farm, Camp #4 Performance Note: "Will You March Down" performed by James "Iron Head" Baker (vocals) at Ramsey State Farm, Camp #4, Otey, Texas, on April 23, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Baker, James "Iron Head - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Baker, James (Iron Head)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23