• Steel-driving song

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "Steel-driving song" 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 (Form). Sound ...

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

    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: "Hiding-seek Song" performed by Vera Hall (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 27, 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: 1939-05-27
  • 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
  • Announcement

    Field Recordings. Music. Announcements. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Manuela Longoria Performance Note: "Announcement" performed by Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) Lomax (spoken) at home of Manuela Longoria, Brownsville, Texas, on April 24, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Lomax, John Avery - [Lomax, Ruby T.]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-24
  • Influenza

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. Disaster Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "Influenza" (vocals and guitar) performed 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 Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Johnson, Ace - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-15
  • My Time Ain't Long

    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 Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "My Time Ain't Long" performed by Clifford Reed, Annabelle Sanford, and Lois Brown (vocals) at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 4, 1939. In English. (Language). ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Clifford - Brown, Lois - Sanford, Annabelle - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Medlock, Johnny Mae - Tenor
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Sugar Babe

    Field Recordings. Music. Nursery Rhymes. Children'S Songs. 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: "Sugar Babe" 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 ...

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-13
  • Jesus' Blood Done Made Me Whole

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "mournin' song" Performer referred to elsewhere as Dock "Zebediah" Reed Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Jesus' Blood Done Made Me Whole" performed by Dock Reed and Vera Hall (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Dock - Hall, Vera - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Levee Holler

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "levee holler" Venue: Outside of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Levee Holler" performed by Enoch Brown (vocals) at Outside of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 27, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Enoch - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Vela por tu amante, vela

    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: Vela por tu amante, vela" performed by Eulalia Martínez and Cleofé López (vocals) at López family home, Sugar Land, Texas, on ...

    • 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: 1939-04-23
  • Old Ship of Zion

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Merryville Grammar School Venue: Merryville High School Performance Note: "Old Ship of Zion" performed by Gentry Young Bennet (vocals) at Merryville High School, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 18, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States ...

    • Contributor: Bennet, Gentry Young - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-18
  • 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
  • Introduction to Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón by Sister Mary Dolores (Part 1 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Music. Announcements. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Providence Home, Convent of Our Lady of Guadalupe Performance Note: "Introduction to Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón by Sister Mary Dolores (Part 1 of 2)" performed by Sister Mary Dolores (spoken) at Providence Home, Convent of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Houston, ...

    • Contributor: Dolores, Mary, Sister - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Dolores, Sister Mary
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-09
  • 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
  • Take dis Hammer

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Performer referred to elsewhere as Willie Ford Performer referred to elsewhere as Allen Reed Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "Take dis Hammer" performed by Willie Howard, Allen Reid, Paul Perkins, Lonnie Thomas, and John Brown (vocals) at State ...

    • Contributor: Reid, Allen - Brown, John - Howard, Willie - Thomas, Lonnie - Perkins, Paul - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • The Holy Baby

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas; Cummins State Farm, Camp #5 Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #1 Performance Note: "The Holy Baby" performed by the Jubilee Quartet, Arkansas (Chester Williams, Leroy Martin, George Jones, and Joe Green) (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp ...

    • Contributor: Green, Joe - Martin, Leroy - Jubilee Quartet (Arkansas) - Jones, George - Williams, Chester - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jubilee Quartet - [Green, Joe] - [Jones, George] - [Williams, Chester] - [Martin, Leroy]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-20
  • 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
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Esta vida infortunada

    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
  • Red Hot Sun Turning Over

    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: "Red Hot Sun Turning Over" 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 ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. Announcements. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Announcement" performed by Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) Lomax (spoken) 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 and ...

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Lomax, John Avery - [Lomax, Ruby T.]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • 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
  • Drive Old Satan Away

    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: "Drive Old Satan Away" performed by Viola Brown (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on June 9, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Viola - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-09
  • Black Mare

    Field Recordings. Music. Humorous Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Performer referred to elsewhere as Angie Mae Williams Venue: Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp Performance Note: "Black Mare" performed by Angie May Williams (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 21, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Williams, Angie May - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Waitin' on You

    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: "Waitin' on You" performed by Jesse Allison, Jr., Dock Reed, and Vera Hall (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, ...

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