Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Sandy of the Tisza (Czardas); My shanty is burning (Czardas)

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-08
  • Turn Her Away

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 14 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. Performance Note: "Turn Her Away" (vocals with accordion, drums, and trombone) performed by Theodore (Tea Roll) Rolle at Key West, Florida, on January 23, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Rolle, Theodore "Tea Roll" - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Pop Goes the Weasel

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Jack Haggerty

    • Contributor: Norman, John (Vocalist) - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-18
  • Ave María purísima (Hail, Purest Mary) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Romero, Alfredo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-11
  • Chieftain's daughter

    • Contributor: Palmer, Mason - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-16
  • Jack Morrisey

    • Contributor: Norman, John (Vocalist) - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-18
  • All You Rounders Better Lie Down Comment

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 10 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Fred Lee Fox, a 20-year-old turpentine worker born in Georgia, discusses the song he learned in the Dixie County Prison Camp. The sound quality of this recording is poor. Performance Note: "All You Rounders Better Lie Down Comment" (spoken) performed by Fred Lee ...

    • Contributor: Fox, Fred Lee - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • Jawbones [Jordan Is a Hard Road to Travel]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry - Emmett, Daniel Decatur
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Kun aina alen valmis lahtenaan; Yulia and Olaf

    • Contributor: Jackson, Andrew (Vocalist) - Larson, Nils - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-14
  • Highway 61 blues

    • Contributor: Frazier, Calvin - Pittman, Sampson - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Puntos Guajiro

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 33 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A typical Cuban peasant melody. Performance Note: "Puntos Guajiro" (vocals with claves, bongo, bass viol, and two guitars) performed by Sesteto Encanto at Key West, Florida, on January 18, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Sesteto Encanto - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-18
  • Hug 'em in Sebring

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. Instrumental Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 42 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A square dance tune, played and called. C. W. O'Berry sings the refrain to "Sweet Little Girl on Josephine. Performance Note: "Hug 'em in Sebring" (fiddle with calls and background vocals) performed by Cleo Wynn (C. W.) O'Berry, fiddle, and Johnny ...

    • Contributor: O'Berry, Cleo Wynn - Shoemaker, Johnny Bill - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert - O'Berry, Cleo Wynn (C. W.) - Fiddle - Calls - O'Berry, C. W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-26
  • María busca a Jesús (Mary Looks for Jesus) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Archuleta, Ricardo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-29
  • Take a Trip on the Canal if You Want to Have Fun [part 3 of 3]; William was a Royal Lover

    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan - Sturz, Elizabeth Lyttleton - Nye, Pearl R.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1937-11-03
  • Viene ya mi dulce amor (My Sweet Love Comes ) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Arellano, Esequiel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Unknown title; Willie Trainer; Flying Cloud; Jessie Monroe

    • Contributor: Green, John W. - McDonough, Patrick - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-28
  • Gone again, too-ri-addy; Robin Thompson's daughter

    • Contributor: Gallagher, Dominic - Green, John W. - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-27
  • Love Somebody (fragment)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Kerosene Charlie Sleeps on the Pallet

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. Recitations. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 12 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A humorous story told by Cull Stacey, a 56-year-old turpentine worker originally from Rockingham, North Carolina. Performance Note: "Kerosene Charlie Sleeps on the Pallet" (spoken) performed by Cull Stacey at Turpentine Camp, Cross City, Florida, on August 1, 1939. Sound Recording (Form). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Stacey, Cull - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • Hon'hewachi Song

    • Contributor: Merrick, Joseph (Gion'Zethinge) (None to Teach Him) - Miller, George (Inke'Tonga) (Big Shoulder) - Mi'Gthintonin (Return of New Moon) - Unidentified Woman - La Flesche, Francis - Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1895-09-00
  • [Grover Jones's Waltz]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry - Reed, Gene
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • Dulcisimo Jesús mío (My Sweetest Jesus) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Cantú, José Ignacio
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-07
  • Merce Explanation

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 9 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | An explanation of the performers and performance style of the song "Merce." 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 from Key West to avoid ...

    • Contributor: Halpert, Herbert - Pages, Art
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-21
  • Yati, Yati

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 47 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Greek folksong about lovers who have quarreled. Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still be identified. Performance Note: "Yati, Yati" (vocals ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Charles M. - Perris, Charylaos "Harry" - Peronis, Louis - Kafezio, George - Morris, Alton Chester - Cook, Robert Harrison - Kennedy, Stetson - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Perris, Charylaos (Harry) - Santouri (Cymbal) - Violin - Mandola - Brown, Chas. M. - Perris, Harris - Parris, Harry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-26