• Bound for the Promised Land

    Field Recordings. Music. Hymns. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "lined hymn" Location also known as near De Ridder Performer referred to elsewhere as Sylvester "The Deacon" Johnson New Zion Baptist Church congregation Venue: New Zion Baptist Church Performance Note: "Bound for the Promised Land" performed by Sylvester "Deacon" Johnson and unidentified singers ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, Sylvester "Deacon - Unidentified Singers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Johnson, (Deacon) Sylvester - New Zion Baptist Church Congregation
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-17
  • Stoop Down and Drink

    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: "Stoop Down and Drink" 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 The John ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Ed - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • Hard Times

    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: "Hard Times" 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 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also ...

    • Contributor: Liberty High School Quartet - Hawthorn, Thelma - Hawthorne, Jerusha - Knight, Mary Anne - Knight, Rowena - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hawthorne, Thelma
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • 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] - [Spearman, Rufus]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-17
  • Job, Job

    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: "Job, Job" performed by Jesse Allison, Vera Hall,and Dock Reed (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Dock - Allison, Jesse - Hall, Vera - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-26
  • I Want to Moan Right on Dat Shore

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Performer referred to elsewhere as Willie Ford Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "I Want to Moan Right on Dat Shore" performed by Paul Perkins, Joe Brown, Willie Howard and James Richardson (vocals) at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Joe - Howard, Willie - Perkins, Paul - Richardson, James - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-03
  • All de Friend I Had Dead an' Gone

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "mournin' song" Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Mollie McDonald or Aunt Mary McDonald Venue: Home of McDonald Family Performance Note: "All de Friend I Had Dead an' Gone" performed by Jane McDonald and Aunt Molly McDonald (vocals) at their home, near Livingston, Alabama, ...

    • Contributor: McDonald, Jane - McDonald, Molly, Aunt - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - McDonald, Aunt Mollie - [McDonald, Jane]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Nobody's Fault But Mine

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Johnson Baptist Church Johnson Place Baptist Church Congregation Venue: Johnson Place Baptist Church Performance Note: "Nobody's Fault But Mine" performed by Simon Williams and unidentified performers (vocals) at Johnson Place Baptist Church, Livingston, Alabama, on May 28, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Williams, Simon - Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Johnson Place Baptist Church Congregation
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-28
  • Christ is Comin' on the Cloud

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "Christ is Comin' on the Cloud" performed by John R. "Blind Gipson" Gipson, and Mrs. John R. Gipson (vocals) at home of H.R. Weaver, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 15, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby ...

    • Contributor: Gipson, John R. "Blind Gipson - Gipson, John R., Mrs - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Gipson, Rev. John R. "Blind Gipson - Gipson, Mrs. John R.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-15
  • The Holy Baby

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas; Cummins State Farm, Camp #5 Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #1 Performance Note: "The Holy Baby" performed by the Jubilee Quartet, Arkansas (Chester Williams, Leroy Martin, George Jones, and Joe Green) (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp ...

    • Contributor: Green, Joe - Martin, Leroy - Jubilee Quartet (Arkansas) - Jones, George - Williams, Chester - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jubilee Quartet - [Green, Joe] - [Jones, George] - [Williams, Chester] - [Martin, Leroy]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-20
  • The Holy Bright Number

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "lined out" Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Mollie McDonald or Aunt Mary McDonald Venue: Home of McDonald Family Performance Note: "The Holy Bright Number" performed by the McDonald family (Aunt Molly McDonald, Joe McDonald, Jim McDonald, and Jane McDonald) (vocals) at their home, ...

    • Contributor: McDonald, Joe - McDonald, Molly, Aunt - McDonald, Jim - McDonald, Jane - Mcdonald Family - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - McDonald, Aunt Mollie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • 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
  • Down On Me

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "self-pity spirituals" Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Down On Me" performed by Vera Hall (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 27, 1939. In English. (Language). Also ...

    • Contributor: Hall, Vera - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • I Could Tell You the Time

    Field Recordings. Music. Hymns. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "white church song" Performer referred to elsewhere as Mrs. James A. Friddle Performer referred to elsewhere as Mrs. W. W. Matthews Performer referred to elsewhere as Jessie Santell Performer referred to elsewhere as Maggie Timms Venue: Georgia-Carolina Singing Festival Performance Note: "I Could ...

    • Contributor: Sentell, Jessie - Timmins, Maggie - Friddle, Jane A. - Matthews, Nettie - Carolina Ladies Quartet (Greenville, S.C.) - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Carolina Ladies' Quartet of Greenville, South Carolina - Matthews, Mrs. W.W. - Friddle, Mrs. Jane A. - Sentell, Miss Jessie - Timmins, Mrs. Maggie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Gloria a Dios en las alturas

    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: Gloria a Dios en las alturas" performed by Cleofé López and Eulalia Martínez (vocals) at López family home, Sugar Land, Texas, ...

    • Contributor: López, Gonzalo - López, Cleof - Martínez, Eulalia - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Rafaela - López, Paula - López, Genoveva - López, Jos
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • The Sun Don't Ever Go Down

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Celina Lewis Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "The Sun Don't Ever Go Down" performed by Celina Lewis (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May ...

    • Contributor: Lewis, Celina - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • 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
  • Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Performer referred to elsewhere as John MacMedlock Performer referred to elsewhere as Clifford Reid Venue: State Farm, Women's Dormitory Performance Note: "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" performed by Julia Griffin, Johnny Mae Medlock, and Clifford Reed ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Clifford - Griffin, Julia - Medlock, Johnny Mae - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Si asi

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Drama. Religious Songs. Folk Drama. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Providence Home, Convent of Our Lady of Guadalupe Performance Note: "Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Si asi" performed by Cleofé López and Eulalia Martínez (vocals) at Providence Home, Convent of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Houston, Texas, ...

    • Contributor: López, Cleof - Martínez, Eulalia - López, Gonzalo - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Rafaela - López, Paula - López, Genoveva - López, Jos
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-09
  • Was De Blood Runnin' Warm in Your Veins

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Celina Lewis Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Was De Blood Runnin' Warm in Your Veins" performed by Celina Lewis (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, ...

    • Contributor: Lewis, Celina - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Waitin' on You

    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: "Waitin' on You" performed by Jesse Allison, Jr., Dock Reed, and Vera Hall (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Dock - Hall, Vera - Allison, Jesse, Jr. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Allison, Jesse Jr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-26
  • 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 Don't Do Nobody Nothin'

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "a sort of cross between a spiritual and a blues" Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Performer referred to elsewhere as C. W. "Preacher" Smith Three singers Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #1 Performance Note: "I Don't Do Nobody Nothin'" ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Hawkins, Nathaniel, Rev - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hawkins, Rev. Nathaniel, A.K.A. Smith, C.W. "Preacher - Three Unidentified Singers
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • I Got to Stand There by Myself

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Ca'line Horne Venue: Home of Spencer and Caroline Horne Performance Note: "I Got to Stand There by Myself" performed by Aunt Caroline Horne and Frances Horne (vocals) at home of Spencer and Caroline Horne, near Livingston, Alabama, on May 28, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Horne, Frances - Horne, Caroline, Aunt - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Horne, Aunt Caroline
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-28
  • This Heart o' Mine

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Ramsey State Farm, Camp #4 Performance Note: "This Heart o' Mine" 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