Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Battle Ax

    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 Clifford Reid Performer referred to elsewhere as Gussie Slayter Venue: State Farm, Women's Dormitory Performance Note: "Battle Ax" performed by Gussie Slater and Clifford Reed (vocals) at State Farm, Women's Dormitory, Raiford, Florida, ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Clifford - Slater, Gussie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • I'll Eat When I'm Hungry

    Field Recordings. Music. Nursery Rhymes. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "American Mother Goose jingles" Venue: Room under ramp of storage garage Performance Note: "I'll Eat When I'm Hungry" performed by Ray Wood (vocals) in room under ramp of storage garage, Houston, Texas, on April 13, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-13
  • Pretty Little Ponies

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as J. L. Goree Venue: Home of J.L. Goree Performance Note: "Pretty Little Ponies" performed by John Lowry Goree (vocals) at his home, Houston, Texas, on April 12, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern ...

    • Contributor: Goree, John Lowry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Goree, John Lowry "J.L."
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-12
  • 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, Cleofé - Martínez, Eulalia - López, Gonzalo - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Rafaela - López, Paula - López, Genoveva - López, José
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-09
  • I Hardly Think I Will

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Judge & Mrs. Oscar Callaway; Callaway Ranch Performance Note: "I Hardly Think I Will" performed by Shirley Lomax Duggan (vocals) at home of Judge & Mrs. Oscar Callaway; Callaway Ranch, near Comanche, Texas, on May 7, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Duggan, Shirley Lomax - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Mansell, Mrs. Shirley Lomax
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-07
  • Israelites Shoutin' in Heaven

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "Israelites Shoutin' in Heaven" 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 ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as now Texas A&M University-Kingsville Venue: Under grandstand of college stadium, A.& I. College Performance Note: "Old Dan Tucker" performed by Ruby Wilson (vocals) under grandstand of college stadium, A.& I. College, Kingsville, Texas, on May 1, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Ruby - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • Diamond Joe

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. Field Hollers. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Charlie "Big Charlie" Butler or Charlie "Big Charley" Butler Venue: State Penitentiary, Camp #1; Stockade Hall Performance Note: "Diamond Joe" performed by Charlie Butler (vocals) at State Penitentiary, Camp #1; Stockade Hall, Parchman, Mississippi, on May 24, 1939. In English. ...

    • Contributor: Butler, Charlie, 1896 - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Butler, Charlie "Big Charlie"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-24
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: La vida del bandido

    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: La vida del bandido" performed by Cleofé López and Eulalia Martínez (vocals and [bandurria]) at Providence Home, Convent of Our Lady ...

    • Contributor: Martínez, Eulalia - López, Cleofé - López, Gonzalo - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Rafaela - López, Paula - López, Genoveva - López, José
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-09
  • Green Grass Growing All Around

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Grace Langino or Grace Lungino Venue: Home of Mr. and Mrs. William Longino Performance Note: "Green Grass Growing All Around" performed by Grace Longino (vocals) at home of Mr. and Mrs. William Longino, Huntsville, Texas, on May 13, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Longino, Grace - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Longino, Mrs. Grace
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-13
  • 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
  • Jail House Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #5; Stockade Performance Note: "Jail House Blues" performed by Walter J. R. "Snow" Jones (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #5; Stockade, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 20, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Walter J. R. "Snow" - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jones, Walter J.R. "Snow"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-20
  • Let Me Go to My Dear Mother

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as J. L. Goree Venue: Home of J.L. Goree Performance Note: "Let Me Go to My Dear Mother" performed by John Lowry Goree (vocals) at his home, Houston, Texas, on April 12, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 ...

    • Contributor: Goree, John Lowry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Goree, John Lowry "J.L."
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-12
  • January, February

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: tie-tamping song Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "January, February" 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. ...

    • Contributor: Truvillion, Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Uncle John is Sick in Bed

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "American Mother Goose jingles"; "children's game songs, similar to London Bridge" Venue: Room under ramp of storage garage Performance Note: "Uncle John is Sick in Bed" performed by Ray Wood (vocals) in room under ramp of storage garage, Houston, Texas, on April 13, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-13
  • Time Has Made a Change

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Gould, Arkansas Performer referred to elsewhere as Earnest "Helena" Buggs Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #9 Performance Note: "Time Has Made a Change" performed by Alfred Hamilton and Ernest Buggs (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #9, near Arkansas City, Arkansas, on May ...

    • Contributor: Buggs, Ernest - Hamilton, Alfred - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Buggs, Ernest "Helena"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-22
  • There is a Boarding House

    Field Recordings. Music. Nursery Rhymes. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "American Mother Goose jingles" Venue: Room under ramp of storage garage Performance Note: "There is a Boarding House" performed by Ray Wood (vocals) in room under ramp of storage garage, Houston, Texas, on April 13, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-13
  • Driving Levee

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Group of convicts Venue: Clemens State Farm, Dormitory Performance Note: "Driving Levee" performed by Unidentified performers (vocals) at Clemens State Farm, Dormitory, Brazoria, Texas, on April 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Convicts
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • The Cat Story

    Field Recordings. Music. Narratives. Humorous Recitations. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Rev. Mose Platt, Rev. Mose "Wyandotte" Platt, Rev. Mose "Winedot" Platt, or Rev. Mose W. W. Wyandotte" Platt Venue: Hotel Blazilmar Performance Note: "The Cat Story" performed by Mose "Clear Rock" Platt (spoken) at Hotel Blazilmar, Taylor, Texas, on May 10, ...

    • Contributor: Platt, Mose "Clear Rock" - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Platt, Rev. Mose "Clear Rock"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-10
  • Announcement

    Field Recordings. Music. Announcements. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as E. C. Briggs, Henry Briggs, Henry E. Briggs, or H. C. Briggs Venue: Home of Beal D. Taylor Performance Note: "Announcement" performed by E. A. Briggs (spoken) at home of Beal D. Taylor, near Medina, Texas, on May 5, 1939. In English. (Language). ...

    • Contributor: Briggs, E. A. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Briggs, E.A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-05
  • 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
  • Old Speckled Lady

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Liberty Hill Group of girls Venue: Liberty High School Performance Note: "Old Speckled Lady" performed by Doris Henson, Bessie Helen Hunter, Allene Simmons and unidentified girls (vocals) at Liberty High School, near Newton, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Girls - Simmons, Allene - Henson, Doris - Hunter, Bessie Helen - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Girls - [Lomax, Ruby T. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • A la mar fueron mis ojos

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Love Songs. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "A la mar fueron mis ojos" performed by Maria Rodriguez (vocals) at Blalack School, near Brownsville, Texas, on April 27, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). ...

    • Contributor: Rodriguez, Maria - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27