Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

↓ Refine your search

Results 1 - 25 of 3,031

  • Job, Job

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hall, Vera - Reed, Dock
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • True Paddy's song

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

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Little Lap Dog

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry - Winner, Septimus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Johnny Comes Marching Home

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Pezinho

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Fragmentary version. Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "From San Miguel [Sao Miguel Island, Azores]." Alberto Mendes, vocals and viola d'arame; Manuel Lemos, vocals and viola d'arame; Mr. Franks, English guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Richmond, California on March 3, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Alberto Mendes, Manuel Lemos, and Mr. Franks - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Mendes, Alberto - Lemos, Manuel - Franks (Mr) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Greek Folksong, Usually Sung After a Wedding (Part 1 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 49 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Haiclice Tsangaris and Xeni Sarris will sing a Greek folksong that they usually sing after a wedding." This song describes the bride as a queen. She wears the crown, and has something on her lips. She is like an icon, and all the people--old and ...

    • Contributor: Tsangaris, Haiclice - Sarris, Xeni - Morris, Alton Chester - Corse, Carita Doggett - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-09-27
  • Emcee Announces that There Are A Lot of People to be Recognized

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

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Lowry, Irvin "Gar Mouth"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-20
  • O, love, they say, is a very funny thing

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: AFS 3364 A1 is incomplete; last part of song on AFS 3364 A2. Leon Ponce, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on July 18, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading ...

    • Contributor: Ponce, Leon - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Leather breeches [fragment]

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on August 5, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting John McCready performing Anglo-American songs ...

    • Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Liverpool

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 27 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Conch riddle. The performer, an 84-year-old blind man, was born in the Bahamas and emigrated to Florida ca. 1911. The term "Conch," while now more widely used to refer to a native of Key West, Florida, originally referred to British settlers of the ...

    • Contributor: Roberts, Wilbur - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Roberts, Mary Jane - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-15
  • Giga Italian dance

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Aaron Morgan, harmonica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on July 17, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Aaron Morgan performing Anglo-American ...

    • Contributor: Morgan, Aaron - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Monologues in Greek Dialects

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 50 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Bahamian Bahamian fish peddler Greek American man The monologues include phrases such as "Hi, how are you?", "Hi, Uncle John", and "Good morning." Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. Performance Note: "Monologues in Greek Dialects" (spoken and sung) performed by ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performer - Filareton, John - Unidentified Greek American Man
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-05-12
  • Moj ty pstasihu, ptaszula; O miewczesma la cka

    • Contributor: Romel, Leo - Romel, Sylvester - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-07
  • Introduction to Slavia recordings

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 18 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The songs on this record are being made in the Slovak settlement of Slavia, Florida, on September 1, 1939. They are made for the Library of Congress in cooperation with the Federal Writers' Project and the Federal Music Project of Florida. Alton C. Morris, University ...

    • Contributor: Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-09-01
  • Pajarillo de oro = Little bird of gold

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Jessie de Soto, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on February 10, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Jessie ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Jam on Gerry's rocks; Bigler

    • Contributor: Trueblood, Asel - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-10
  • Emcee Speaks to the Paying Customers

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Got On My Travellin' Shoes

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Heavenly Gate Quartet
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • Shine On

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - McMurray, Doris
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-14
  • Ojitos negra del alma = Black eyes of the soul

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Title translation listed on dust jacket as: "Black eyes of my soul." Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Learned from her grandmother when she was 12 or so." Hilda Duarte Brown, vocals; Walter Sebree, Hawaiian guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Monterey, ...

    • Contributor: Hilda Duarte Brown and Walter Sebree - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Brown, Hilda Duarte - Sebree, Walter - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Story

    • Contributor: Hyvönen, John - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-29
  • Maria

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 31 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Greek folksong. 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: "Maria" (vocals) performed by Nick Theos at Tarpon ...

    • Contributor: Theos, Nick - Morris, Alton Chester - Cook, Robert Harrison - Kennedy, Stetson - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-25
  • You Don't Even Pass By and See Me

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 37 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Greek folksong. Mr. Harry (Charylaos) Perris, the cymbal player of the orchestra, also performs the vocals on this song. 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 ...

    • Contributor: 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 - Perris, Harris - Parris, Harry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-26