• Suzanne

    Suzanne

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Liberty Hill Group of children from Liberty High School Venue: Liberty High School Performance Note: "Suzanne" performed by Sevilla Holmes and unidentified children (vocals) at Liberty High School, near Newton, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Holmes, Sevilla - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Children from Liberty High School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Ha-ha, I'm Single Again

    Ha-ha, I'm Single Again

    Field Recordings. Music. Field Hollers. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "field holler or blues used as work song" Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Ha-ha, I'm Single Again" performed by Jeff Horton (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, ...

    • Contributor: Horton, Jeff - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Sometimes I Feel Like My Time Ain't Long

    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
  • My Soul Wants Something New

    My Soul Wants Something New

    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: "My Soul Wants Something New" 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 ...

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

    Rattle, Rattle Section

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #1 Performance Note: "Rattle, Rattle Section" performed by Father Howard (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #1, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 21, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Howard, Father - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Stewball

    Stewball

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Miss. State Farm Group of convicts Venue: State Penitentiary, Camp #10 Performance Note: "Stewball" performed by Unidentified performers (vocals with ax-cutting) at State Penitentiary, Camp #10, Parchman, Mississippi, on May 23, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Convicts
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-23
  • Ain' No More Cane on the Brazos

    Ain' No More Cane on the Brazos

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. 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: "Ain' No More Cane on the Brazos" performed by Mose "Clear Rock" Platt (vocals) at Hotel Blazilmar, Taylor, Texas, ...

    • 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
  • Oh if Your House Catch Afire

    Oh if Your House Catch Afire

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "levee camp holler" 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: "Oh if Your House Catch Afire" performed by Willie Henry Washington (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, ...

    • Contributor: Washington, Willie Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-20
  • All My Sins Been Taken Away

    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
  • Zape, gatito

    Zape, gatito

    Field Recordings. Music. Counting Songs. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: [Home of Manuela Longoria] Performance Note: "Zape, gatito" performed by Manuela Longoria (vocals) at [Home of Manuela Longoria], Brownsville, Texas, on April 25, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: Longoria, Manuela - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [Longoria, Manuela]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-25
  • Las aguilas de San Miguel

    Las aguilas de San Miguel

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Group of girls from Blalack School Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "Las aguilas de San Miguel" performed by Unidentified girls (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 ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Girls - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Girls from Blalock School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Steal Liza Jane

    Steal Liza Jane

    Field Recordings. Music. 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 Gussie Slayter Venue: State Farm, Women's Dormitory Performance Note: "Steal Liza Jane" performed by Ruth Hines, Gussie Slater and Johnny Mae Medlock (vocals with clapping) at State Farm, ...

    • Contributor: Hines, Ruth - Slater, Gussie - Medlock, Johnny Mae - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Once There Was a Little Kitty

    Once There Was a Little Kitty

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Judge & Mrs. Oscar Callaway; Callaway Ranch Performance Note: "Once There Was a Little Kitty" 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 ...

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

    Hikin' Jerry

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "Hikin' Jerry" performed by Dawson Johnson (vocals and guitar) at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 3, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording ...

    • Contributor: Reid, Allen - Johnson, Dawson - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-03
  • Dingdong Bells

    Dingdong Bells

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "game song" Location also known as near De Ridder Performer referred to elsewhere as Carmen Hickman Venue: New Zion Baptist Church Performance Note: "Dingdong Bells" performed by Lula Bright, Ethel Hickman, Carmen Bright, and Ruth Hickman (vocals) at New Zion Baptist Church, Knight Post ...

    • Contributor: Bright, Lula - Hickman, Ethel - Hickman, Ruth - Bright, Carmen - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-17
  • Scand'lous and a Shame

    Scand'lous and a Shame

    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: "Scand'lous and a Shame" 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
  • Turkey Run Away

    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
  • Four in the Middle

    Four in the Middle

    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: "Four in the Middle" performed by Ruby Wilson (vocals) under grandstand of college stadium, A.& I. College, Kingsville, Texas, on May 1, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

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

    Macalilililion

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "game song in Spanish; like Red Rover" Location also known as now Texas A&M University-Kingsville Venue: Under grandstand of college stadium, A.& I. College Performance Note: "Macalilililion" performed by Olga Acevedo (vocals) under grandstand of college stadium, A.& I. College, Kingsville, Texas, on May ...

    • Contributor: Acevedo, Olga - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • Po' Laz'us

    Po' Laz'us

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #5 Performance Note: "Po' Laz'us" performed by Charles "Texas" Thomas (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #5, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 20, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Thomas, Charles "Texas - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-20
  • I'm a Pilgrim

    I'm a Pilgrim

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #9 Performance Note: "I'm a Pilgrim" performed by Alfred Hamilton (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #9, near Arkansas City, Arkansas, on May 22, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax ...

    • Contributor: Hamilton, Alfred - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-22
  • Glad to See You, Little Bird

    Glad to See You, Little Bird

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Mollie McDonald or Aunt Mary McDonald Venue: Home of McDonald Family Performance Note: "Glad to See You, Little Bird" performed by the McDonald family (Aunt Molly McDonald, Joe McDonald, Jim McDonald, and Jane McDonald) (vocals) at their home, near Livingston, Alabama, ...

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

    Sun Gone Down

    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, Women's Camp Performance Note: "Sun Gone Down" performed by Willie Outlaw (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 21, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby ...

    • Contributor: Outlaw, Willie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Who Curled Your Hair

    Who Curled Your Hair

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "Sung by Negro women hoeing cotton on plantation in Black Belt near Marian, Alabama" Performer referred to elsewhere as J. L. Goree Venue: Home of J.L. Goree Performance Note: "Who Curled Your Hair" performed by John Lowry Goree (vocals) at his home, Houston, Texas, on April ...

    • 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
  • I'll Eat When I'm Hungry

    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
  • Goin' Back to Georgy

    Goin' Back to Georgy

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Georgia Ann Griffin Venue: Home of Mrs. G.A. Griffin Performance Note: "Goin' Back to Georgy" performed by Mrs. G. A. Griffin (vocals) at home of Mrs. G.A. Griffin, Newberry, Florida, on June 1, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and ...

    • Contributor: Griffin, G. A., Mrs - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Griffin, Mrs. G.A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-01
  • A la ru

    A la ru

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "cradle song" Children of Blalack School Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "A la ru" performed by Unidentified children (vocals) at Blalack School, near Brownsville, Texas, on April 27, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Children of Blalock School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Tengo una muñeca vestida de azul

    Tengo una muñeca vestida de azul

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Tengo una muñeca vestida de azul" (vocals) performed at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern ...

    • Contributor: Salazar, Isabella - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Señora Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Señora Santa Anna

    Señora Santa Anna

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. 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: "Señora Santa Anna" performed by Olga Acevedo (vocals) under grandstand of college stadium, A.& I. College, Kingsville, Texas, on May 1, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Acevedo, Olga - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • Clever Glenn Carver

    Clever Glenn Carver

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "Clever Glenn Carver" (vocals and guitar) performed at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 3, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Reid, Allen - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-03
  • It's a Blessin' Jes' to Call My Savior's Name

    It's a Blessin' Jes' to Call My Savior's Name

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Goree State Farm, Women's Camp Performance Note: "It's a Blessin' Jes' to Call My Savior's Name" performed by Lavena Austin, Gene Raymond, Jimmie Lee Hart, Hattie Ellis, Mozelle Stewart, Ella Mae Fitzpatrick, and Doris McMurray (vocals) at Goree State Farm, Women's Camp, near Huntsville, Texas, on May 14, ...

    • Contributor: McMurray, Doris - Stewart, Mozelle - Raymond, Gene - Austin, Lavena - Hart, Jimmie Lee - Fitzpatrick, Ella Mae - Ellis, Hattie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-14
  • La rancherita

    La rancherita

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Manuela Longoria Performance Note: "La rancherita" performed by Manuela Longoria (vocals) at her home, Brownsville, Texas, on April 24, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Longoria, Manuela - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-24
  • Of All de Beas'es

    Of All de Beas'es

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "reel" Performer referred to elsewhere as J. L. Goree Venue: Home of J.L. Goree Performance Note: "Of All de Beas'es" performed by John Lowry Goree (vocals) at his home, Houston, Texas, on April 12, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and ...

    • 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
  • Old Spectacled Lady

    Old Spectacled Lady

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Merryville Grammar School Group of girls Venue: Merryville High School Performance Note: "Old Spectacled Lady" performed by Unidentified girls (vocals) at Merryville High School, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 18, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Girls - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Girls
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-18
  • I Believe I Go Back Home

    I Believe I Go Back Home

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "I Believe I Go Back Home" performed by Will "John Baptist" Lee (vocals) at home of H.R. Weaver, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 18, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Lee, Will "John Baptist - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-18
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Esta vida infortunada

    Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Esta vi...

    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: Esta vida infortunada" performed by Cleofé López (vocals) at López family home, Sugar Land, Texas, on April 23, 1939. In Spanish. ...

    • Contributor: López, Cleofé - López, Gonzalo - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Rafaela - López, Paula - López, Genoveva
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Old Bad Laz'us

    Old Bad Laz'us

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "Old Bad Laz'us" (vocals and guitar) performed at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 3, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). ...

    • Contributor: Reid, Allen - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-03
  • Uncle John is Sick in Bed

    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
  • Old Hannah

    Old Hannah

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Group of convicts Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "Old Hannah" performed by Tommy Woods and unidentified performers (vocals) at Clemens State Farm, Brazoria, Texas, on April 15, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Woods, Tommy - Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Convicts
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-15
  • El sentimento

    El sentimento

    Field Recordings. Music. Love Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Manuela Longoria Performance Note: "El sentimento" performed by Manuela Longoria (vocals) at home of Manuela Longoria, Brownsville, Texas, on April 24, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc ...

    • Contributor: Longoria, Manuela - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-24
  • Rode off to Famarton

    Rode off to Famarton

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Doris Franks Venue: Office of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "Rode off to Famarton" performed by Dora Franks (vocals) at Office of H.R. Weaver, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 19, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States ...

    • Contributor: Franks, Dora - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-19
  • Leather Breeches

    Leather Breeches

    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: "Leather Breeches" performed by Ray Wood (vocals with whistling) in room under ramp of storage garage, Houston, Texas, on April 13, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and ...

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

    Yo soy una rancherita

    Field Recordings. Music. Waltzes. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "group song" Venue: Home of Manuela Longoria Performance Note: "Yo soy una rancherita" performed by Manuela Longoria (vocals) at home of Manuela Longoria, Brownsville, Texas, on April 25, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording ...

    • Contributor: Longoria, Manuela - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-25
  • Jesus' Bosom is Your Pillow

    Jesus' Bosom is Your Pillow

    Field Recordings. Music. Prayers. Hymns. 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: "Jesus' Bosom is Your Pillow" performed by Mose "Clear Rock" Platt (vocals) at Hotel Blazilmar, Taylor, Texas, on May ...

    • 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
  • La pájara pinta

    La pájara pinta

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Group of girls from Blalack School Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "La pájara pinta" performed by Unidentified girls (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. ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Girls - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Girls from Blalock School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Gloria a Dios en las alturas

    Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Gloria ...

    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, Cleofé - Martínez, Eulalia - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Rafaela - López, Paula - López, Genoveva - López, José
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • El patito

    El patito

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "El patito" (vocals) performed at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). ...

    • Contributor: Salazar, Isabella - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Señora Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Paper of Pins

    Paper of Pins

    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: "Paper of Pins" performed by Minnie Floyd (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on June ...

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

    Down by the Rocky Mountains

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "Down by the Rocky Mountains" performed by James Richardson (vocals) at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 3, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording ...

    • Contributor: Richardson, James - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-03
  • Somebody Touched Me

    Somebody Touched Me

    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: "Somebody Touched Me" performed by Robert Chapman (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 29, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and ...

    • Contributor: Chapman, Robert - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Didn't He Ramble

    Didn't He Ramble

    Field Recordings. Music. Humorous Songs. Tall Tales. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #1 Performance Note: "Didn't He Ramble" performed by Willie "Little Life" Johnson (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #1, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 21, 1939. In English. (Language). Also ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, Willie "Little Life - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • I Got to Stand There by Myself

    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
  • A la vibora de la mar

    A la vibora de la mar

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "a game played like London Bridge with tug-o'-war" Two neighbor children Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "A la vibora de la mar" performed by Margaret Moye and unidentified children, Willie Moye, Jimmie Moye, Carmen Taffinder with children Moye ...

    • Contributor: Moye, Margaret - Moye, Willie - Unidentified Children - Moye, Jimmie - Moye, Carmen Taffinder with Children - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Moye, Mrs. Carmen Taffinder, Assisted by Children - Two Neighbor Children - [Lomax, Ruby T. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • All de Friend I Had Dead an' Gone

    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
  • New Buryin' Ground

    New Buryin' Ground

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Group of convicts Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "New Buryin' Ground" performed by John Brown and unidentified performers (vocals) at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 4, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby ...

    • Contributor: Brown, John - Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Convicts
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Prayer

    Prayer

    Field Recordings. Music. Prayers. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "spoken, with moaning" Location also known as Johnson Baptist Church Johnson Place Baptist Church Congregation Venue: Johnson Place Baptist Church Performance Note: "Prayer" performed by S. L. Clark and unidentified performers, Rev. Henry Ward (vocals) at Johnson Place Baptist Church, Livingston, Alabama, on May 28, ...

    • Contributor: Ward, Henry, Rev - Clark, S. L. - Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Ward, Rev. Henry - Clark, S.L. - Johnson Place Baptist Church Congregation
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-28
  • Hesitating Blues

    Hesitating Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "Hesitating Blues" (vocals and guitar) performed at Clemens State Farm, 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 (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Casey, Smith - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • Frail Wildwood Flower

    Frail Wildwood Flower

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Beale D. Taylor Venue: Home of Beal D. Taylor Performance Note: "Frail Wildwood Flower" performed by Beal D. Taylor (vocals) at his home, near Medina, Texas, on May 5, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States ...

    • Contributor: Taylor, Beal D. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-05
  • Dos y dos son quatro

    Dos y dos son quatro

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Counting Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Dos y dos son quatro" (vocals) performed at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 ...

    • Contributor: Salazar, Isabella - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Señora Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Yon' Comes de Sargent

    Yon' Comes de Sargent

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. Field Hollers. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "mule skinning holler" Location also known as Miss. State Farm Venue: State Penitentiary, Camp #10 Performance Note: "Yon' Comes de Sargent" performed by Alexander "Neighborhood" Williams (vocals) at State Penitentiary, Camp #10, Parchman, Mississippi, on May 23, 1939. In English. (Language). Also ...

    • Contributor: Williams, Alexander "Neighborhood - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-23
  • Got a Woman up the Bayou

    Got a Woman up the Bayou

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. Field Hollers. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Miss. State Farm Venue: State Penitentiary, Camp #1; Stockade Hall Performance Note: "Got a Woman up the Bayou" performed by Ross "Po' Chance" Williams (vocals) at State Penitentiary, Camp #1; Stockade Hall, Parchman, Mississippi, on May 24, 1939. In English. (Language). ...

    • Contributor: Williams, Ross "Po' Chance - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-24
  • Pollyanna Low Gal

    Pollyanna Low Gal

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "used for play-party & lullaby; a lullaby for 'jouncing' the baby" Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Pollyanna Low Gal" performed by Viola Brown (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Viola - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-07
  • Paper of Pins

    Paper of Pins

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Judge & Mrs. Oscar Callaway; Callaway Ranch Performance Note: "Paper of Pins" 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 and Ruby ...

    • Contributor: Duggan, Shirley Lomax - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Mansell, Mrs. Shirley Lomax
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-07
  • Este borrequito tiene lana

    Este borrequito tiene lana

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Este borrequito tiene lana" (vocals) performed at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording ...

    • Contributor: Salazar, Isabella - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Señora Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • The  Buffalo Skinners

    The Buffalo Skinners

    Field Recordings. Music. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performance Note: "The Buffalo Skinners" performed by John A. (John Avery) Lomax (vocals) in Houston, Texas, on April 10, 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: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Lomax, John A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-10
  • Awful Death

    Awful Death

    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: "Awful Death" performed by Vera Hall (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 26, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby ...

    • Contributor: Hall, Vera - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-26
  • Little Sally Walker

    Little Sally Walker

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "Little Sally Walker" performed by Wilford Jerome Fisher and Ruthie May Farr (vocals) at home of H.R. Weaver, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 15, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Farr, Ruthie May - Fisher, Wilford Jerome - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-15
  • When I Die

    When I Die

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "close harmony song" Venue: Room under ramp of storage garage Performance Note: "When I Die" 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 and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern ...

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-13
  • Love Comes Twinklin' Down

    Love Comes Twinklin' Down

    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: "Love Comes Twinklin' Down" performed by Jesse Allison, Vera Hall, and Dock Reed (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Dock - Allison, Jesse - Hall, Vera - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-26
  • Que se le querra la calabaza

    Que se le querra la calabaza

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "'a negro song' for children" Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Que se le querra la calabaza" (vocals) performed at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Salazar, Isabella - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Señora Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Come up, Horsey, Hey, Hey

    Come up, Horsey, Hey, Hey

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Come up, Horsey, Hey, Hey" performed by Vera Hall (vocals with humming) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 26, 1939. In English. (Language). Also ...

    • Contributor: Hall, Vera - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-26
  • When My Blood Run Chiller and Cold

    When My Blood Run Chiller and Cold

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "When My Blood Run Chiller and Cold" performed by Mrs. John R. Gipson and John R. "Blind Gipson" Gipson (vocals) at home of H.R. Weaver, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 15, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and ...

    • 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
  • Bad Man Ballad

    Bad Man Ballad

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #1 Performance Note: "Bad Man Ballad" performed by Willie Rayford (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #1, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 21, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and ...

    • Contributor: Rayford, Willie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Jail House Blues

    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
  • The  Longest Day I Ever Lived

    The Longest Day I Ever Lived

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Group of convicts Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "The Longest Day I Ever Lived" performed by John Brown and unidentified performers (vocals) at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 4, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Brown, John - Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Convicts
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Marching Around the Levee

    Marching Around the Levee

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. 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: "Marching Around the Levee" 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 ...

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

    Jack, Can I Ride

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "square-dance song; play-party song; clapping song" Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Jack, Can I Ride" performed by Ed Jones (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 30, ...

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

    Old Marse John

    Field Recordings. Music. Field Hollers. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "old slave songs" Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Old Marse John" performed by Jeff Horton (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 29, 1939. In English. (Language). ...

    • Contributor: Horton, Jeff - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Chew My Terbaccer

    Chew My Terbaccer

    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: "Chew My Terbaccer" 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 and Ruby ...

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

    Lost My Handkerchief Yesterday

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: drop-the-handkerchief game Location also known as Liberty Hill Group of children from Liberty High School Venue: Liberty High School Performance Note: "Lost My Handkerchief Yesterday" performed by Unidentified children (vocals) at Liberty High School, near Newton, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Children from Liberty High School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • I Heard What You Said About Me

    I Heard What You Said About Me

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "I Heard What You Said About Me" (vocals and guitar) performed at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 3, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording ...

    • Contributor: Reid, Allen - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-03
  • Los patitos

    Los patitos

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Los patitos" performed by Margaret Moye, Carmen Taffinder Moye, and Jimmie Moye (vocals) at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 1, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Moye, Carmen Taffinder - Moye, Margaret - Moye, Jimmie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Moye, Mrs. Carmen Taffinder
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • El borracho celebra la Semana Santa

    El borracho celebra la Semana Santa

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of J.K. Wells Performance Note: "El borracho celebra la Semana Santa" (vocals and guitar) performed at home of J.K. Wells, Brownsville, Texas, on April 26, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Suarez, José - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-26
  • Venimos de Matamoros

    Venimos de Matamoros

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of J.K. Wells Performance Note: "Venimos de Matamoros" (vocals and guitar) performed at home of J.K. Wells, Brownsville, Texas, on April 26, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc ...

    • Contributor: Suarez, José - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-26
  • Carry Me, Bury Me

    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
  • Job, Job

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

    • Contributor: Hall, Vera - Reed, Dock - Allison, Jesse - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-26
  • I'm Gonna Walk Around in Jordan

    I'm Gonna Walk Around in Jordan

    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: "I'm Gonna Walk Around in Jordan" performed by Mandy Tartt, Bettie Atmore, Sims Tartt (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 30, 1939. In English. ...

    • Contributor: Tartt, Sims - Atmore, Bettie - Tartt, Mandy - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Atmore, Betty
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • Irish Trot

    Irish Trot

    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: "Irish Trot" 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 The ...

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

    El remolino

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Dolores Royes Venue: Home of Henry Krausse Performance Note: "El remolino" performed by Dolores Reyes (vocals) at home of Henry Krausse, Brownsville, Texas, on April 28, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Reyes, Dolores - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28
  • This Is the Seven Fox

    This Is the Seven Fox

    Field Recordings. Music. Hunting Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Georgia Ann Griffin Venue: Home of Mrs. G.A. Griffin Performance Note: "This Is the Seven Fox" performed by Mrs. G. A. Griffin (vocals) at home of Mrs. G.A. Griffin, Newberry, Florida, on June 1, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Griffin, G. A., Mrs - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Griffin, Mrs. G.A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-01
  • Communion Hymn

    Communion Hymn

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. Hymns. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "spiritual; lined hymn" Performer referred to elsewhere as William Gant Venue: Home of Ben Robertson Performance Note: "Communion Hymn" performed by Brady Walker, Thomas Trimmer, William Grant, Mary Lee, and Phil Butler (vocals) at home of Ben Robertson, Clemson, South Carolina, on June ...

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

    All the Way Round

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "All the Way Round" performed by Mandy Tartt, Sims Tartt, Bettie Atmore (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 29, 1939. In English. (Language). Also ...

    • Contributor: Tartt, Mandy - Tartt, Sims - Atmore, Bettie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Atmore, Betty
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Lost Train Blues

    Lost Train Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "Lost Train Blues" (fiddle and guitar) performed at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 4, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). ...

    • Contributor: Perry, Fred - Carver, Glenn - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Fiddle - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Nada me importa - que me nieques la amistad

    Nada me importa - que me nieques la amistad

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "popular song among border Mexicans" Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Nada me importa - que me nieques la amistad" (vocals and guitars) performed at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In Spanish. ...

    • Contributor: Salinas, Agapito - Leal, Francisco - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • The  Dying Cowboy

    The Dying Cowboy

    Field Recordings. Music. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Galeanaz Tourist Camp Performance Note: "The Dying Cowboy" (vocals and guitar) performed at Galeanaz Tourist Camp, Falfurrias, Texas, on April 28, 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: Goodwyn, Frank - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28
  • Rock Pile

    Rock Pile

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #9; Stockade Performance Note: "Rock Pile" performed by Thomas "Rooster" Monroe (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #9; Stockade, near Arkansas City, Arkansas, on May 22, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and ...

    • Contributor: Monroe, Thomas "Rooster - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-22
  • El  Corrido de José Mosqueda

    El Corrido de José Mosqueda

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performance note: José Suarez, vocals, guitar Venue: Home of J. K. Wells Note from fieldnotes: "The story of a robbery between Brownsville and Point Isabel, Texas, of the Rio Grande Railroad. Modqueda was the hero. This song also called the Nineteenth of January, as the ...

    • Contributor: Suarez, José - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-26
  • Los florones de la mano

    Los florones de la mano

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Group of girls from Blalack School Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "Los florones de la mano" performed by Unidentified girls (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 ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Girls - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Girls from Blalock School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Seed Tick

    Seed Tick

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Weirgate Group of children Venue: Wiergate High School Performance Note: "Seed Tick" performed by Unidentified children (vocals) at Wiergate High School, Burkeville, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Children
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • You Gots to Move

    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