Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Morgan Lovejoy Delivers an Invocation

    • Contributor: Lovejoy, Morgan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1985-08-22
  • 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
  • It's Cool Down Here at the River Jordan

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Gipson Family
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-15
  • Introduction to Snake Song

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 22 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | This is a group of Florida Seminole Indians recording their native songs. The first is the Snake Song. The singers are John Josh, Naha Tiger, Barfield Johns, Robert Osceola, and Billy Bowlegs. This song is used at the annual Hunting Dance." The Hunting Dance is ...

    • Contributor: Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert - [Boehmer, William J.]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-01
  • Maloney Is Dead

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 44 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Conch song. 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 Islands who later emigrated to South Florida. The unique ...

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

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Baker, James "Iron Head"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Zopilote mojado

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Unidentified musicians playing violin, guitar, and two mandolins. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on February 18, 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 Mexican ...

    • Contributor: Julio Gomez' Orchestra - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Satisfied

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - McDonald Family - McDonald, Jane - McDonald, Joe - McDonald, Molly, Aunt - McDonald, Jim
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Irish piece #1

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "Title unknown." John Selleck, violin. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Camino, California on October 2, 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 ...

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

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - McBride, Leroy
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • I'm Going to Georgia

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 58 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A turpentine worker's song. The singer, born in Southton County, North Carolina, first heard this song sung in Seville, Georgia in 1889. The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still be identified. Performance ...

    • Contributor: Thomas, Phillip H. - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Thomas, Phillip H. (P. H.) - Thomas, P. H.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • Hard times in Kansas

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Good recording. George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on July 9, 1939 (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of ...

    • Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Commentary on Flag Song

    • Contributor: McIntyre, Laurel - White, Rufus - Jabbour, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Bill Burroughs

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 10 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. Performance Note: "Bill Burroughs" (vocals with piano, trombone, and saxophone) performed by Theodore (Tea Roll) Rolle, piano, 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) - Piano
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Nad Tatrou sa blyská (The Slovak National Anthem)

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 54 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The first stanza to this song, following the first stanza to the Czech National Anthem, constituted the national anthem of the Czechoslovak Republic beginning in 1918. Since 1993, the first two stanzas of this song have served as the national anthem of the independent Slovak Republic. ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Girls - Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C. - Group of Young Girls
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-09-01
  • El raton y el gato

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 20 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Sarris children Schoolchildren Sung by students at the San Carlos Institute, a grammar school in Key West owned and operated by the Cuban government, with classes taught in both English and Spanish. Performance Note: "El raton y el gato" (vocals) performed by Dalia Soto, and ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Dalia - Unidentified Children - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Unidentified Schoolchildren
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-22
  • Announcement

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • She Brought My Breakfast

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Horne, Jim Henry "Duck"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-28
  • Fox and Hounds

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Eckhardt, Charles
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-04
  • Folding Down the Sheets

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Luney, O Luney has gone to the war

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on July 9, 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 George Vinton ...

    • Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Hethu'shka Song ("The spirit is around.")

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Host Drum
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Long-Tailed Rat

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Lamb, Virgil
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Jawbones [Military Schottische]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • Ay chiquita

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 70 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Composed by Sebastian Yradier. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Adamini inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Arthur B. Adamini, tenor; with piano acc. (Performers). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sung in Spanish. (Language). Sound ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Yradier, Sebastián - Adamini, Arthur - Yradier, Sebastian (Author) - Adamini, Arthur (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 189?