Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Mississippi Sawyer

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • Emcee Recognizes Visitors and Mentions Guest Drums and Head Singer

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Pastime Annie

    Field Recordings. Instrumental Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 27 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Performance Note: "Pastime Annie" (banjo, guitar, and violins) performed by Bob Hall, Walter Van Bass, Ned Hugh Bass, and J. C. King at Caruja Ranch, Kenansville, Florida, on July 1, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Hall, Bob - Bass, Walter Van - Bass, Ned Hugh - King, J. C. - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-01
  • Emcee Addresses Audience

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Stewboy

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 12 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | This song combines "Stewball" with gambling verses. The last verse was not recorded (cf. Zora Neale Hurston's version, "Mule on the Mount"). The singer, a 30-year-old born in Georgia and reared in Florida, worked as a waterboy (aged 15-16) in middle Florida. Performance Note: "Stewboy" ...

    • Contributor: Hazelhurst, Harold - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Emcee Makes General Announcements Preceding Tiny Tot Shawl Dance Contest

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Sponger Money

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 16 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Bahamian Bahamian fish peddler Greek American man A Bahamian folksong, also very popular in Key West, where sponge fishing had long been an occupation of Bahamian settlers. Performance Note: "Sponger Money" (vocals with accordion) performed by an unidentified Bahamian at Key West, Florida, on January ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performer - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Unidentified Bahamian - Unidentified Bahaman
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Jinny Put the Kettle On

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • Warm-Up Song for Dancers

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Strike for the flag

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Preswick & Dudley - Sanders, W. M. - Dudley, Jas. T.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1862

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  • Commentary on Horse Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0420)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Wewa'chi Song

    • Contributor: Unidentified Singers - La Flesche, Francis - Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1895-09-00
  • Bice'waan Song

    • Contributor: Miller, George (Inke'Tonga) (Big Shoulder) - Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham) - La Flesche, Francis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1897-08-24
  • Follow the flag

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: H. M. Higgins - Barbour, O. F. - Molter, John - Slaughter, W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1863

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  • Emcee Calls Little Girl Traditional Cloth Dancers

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • The Girl Who Didn't Mind Her Mother

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 43 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A moral tale told by Eartha White's mother, Clara White, who was raised in slavery on Amelia Island, Fernandina, Florida. The Clara White Mission, founded by Eartha White, was named for her mother. The sound quality of this recording is poor. Performance Note: "The ...

    • Contributor: White, Eartha - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - White, Ertha
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940
  • Hethu'shka Song

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Tai Piah Singers
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Hoist Up the John B Sail

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 35 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The complete version of this Bahamian folksong. The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still be identified. Performance Note: "Hoist Up the John B Sail" (vocals ...

    • Contributor: Rolle, Theodore "Tea Roll" - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll) - Piano
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Alan Jabbour Proposes Plan for John Turner Interview

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham) - La Flesche, Francis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-02-24
  • Emcee Announces the Winners of the Clown Contest

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Emcee Announces that Mary Mitchell Has Shawls to Give to the San Juan Pueblo Women

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Watermelon Vendor's Street Call

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 8 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Imitation of a watermelon vendor's street cry, heard in Savannah, Georgia when a child. Performance Note: "Watermelon Vendor's Street Call" (vocals) performed by Ellabell Singleton at Federal Music Project Office, Jacksonville, Florida, on June 18, 1939. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Singleton, Ellabell - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Emcee Introduces Dorothy Sara Lee

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Introduction to Cuban Club performances

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 5 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | An introduction, spoken in Spanish and English. The performers are all native Cubans, who play traditional songs. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de Ybor. The cigar companies moved ...

    • Contributor: Delfino, Gilberto - Pages, Art - Halpert, Herbert - Translator
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-21
  • Aunt Jemima

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 38 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A song learned in the Bahamas, followed by a verse of "Yankee Doodle." The singer is the wife of Wilbur Roberts. The term "Conch," while now more widely used to refer to a native of Key West, Florida, originally referred to British settlers of the Bahama ...

    • Contributor: Roberts, Mary Jane - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - [Roberts, Mary Jane] - Roberts, Wilbur
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-16