Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Los veusas de Don Bonifacio e Don Coy

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Goodwyn, Frank
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-29
  • Mr. Garfield

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Recording Project, 1949. (Source). First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assassination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in March 1949. (Date). Concerns the assassination of President Garfield in 1881. (Content). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1952
  • Commentary on Song for All of the Dancers (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0487)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - White, Rufus - McIntyre, Laurel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Fille de Madame Angot Couplet Clairette

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 65 rpm, mono. ; 8 1/2 in. | 1 sound disc : analog, 65 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Music by Charles Lecocq; libretto by Clairville, Siraudin, and Victor Koning. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Libra inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Laure Libra, soprano; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded in ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Lecocq, Charles - Clairville (M) - Siraudin, (Paul) (M) - Koning, Victor - Libra, Laura - Lecocq, Charles (Author) - Libra, Laura (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1898-06-11
  • The Little brown bulls

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Robert Walker, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Crandon, Wisconsin in June, 1937. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Robert Walker performing an Anglo-American song ...

    • Contributor: Walker, Robert - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1937
  • Tobacco Is a Noxious Weed

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 31 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Conch axiom. 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 Bahama ...

    • Contributor: Roberts, Wilbur - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-15
  • Women's Traditional Cloth Contest Song

    • Contributor: Tai Piah Singers - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Irish Trot

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Wilson, Ruby
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • Under the Mountain

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 51 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The Slavia colony in Florida was established by Slovaks who had first settled in Cleveland in 1912. Performance Note: "Under the Mountain" (vocals) performed by a group of young people at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Slavia, Florida, on August 31, 1939. Performers referred to elsewhere as ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Young People - Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C. - Group of Young People
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-31
  • Hon'hewachi Song

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

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 10 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Group referred to elsewhere as Kavoukli Sisters Trio or N. Navoukli Sisters Trio A Greek folksong, jealously expressing deep feeling for all natural beauty. The performers, sisters Evelyn, Katherine, and Magdaline Kavouklis, are members of the Byzantine Choir, and students at Tarpon Springs schools. Tarpon ...

    • Contributor: Kavouklis Sisters Trio - Anastassiou, Evee G. - Filareton, John - [Anastassiou, Evee G. - Piano] - N. Navoukli Sisters Trio - Kavoukli Sisters Trio
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-05-12
  • Come take a swim in my ocean

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:52 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Haydn Quartet - Billy Murray - Gus Edwards
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1909-06-04
  • Dilly, Dilly

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jones, Kate W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-10
  • The Arkansas traveler

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Played on harmonica and recited by John Stone. John Stone, harmonica and narration. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 5, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). ...

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

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, stereo. ; 12 in. | Track from the LP "Live at the Apollo." (Source Note). 2 minutes (Extent). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Mca Records - Mighty Clouds of Joy
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1972
  • Cole Younger

    • Contributor: Green, John W. - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-25
  • Po' Stranger Blues

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Medlock, Johnny Mae - Hutchins, Lillian
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Rain has fallen

    Recorded at the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, on December 7, 2004 (Date). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction).

    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Joyce, James - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • The Golden west

    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
  • I Don't Do Nobody Nothin'

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hawkins, Nathaniel, Rev
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Mio marito e un uomo tipatiello = My husband's an old grouch

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Recording incomplete on AFS 3853 A3; song completed on AFS 3865 B1. Giuseppe Russo, vocals and piano. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pittsburg, California on March 29, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional ...

    • Contributor: Russo, Giuseppe - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Jesus Goin' Make up My Dyin' Bed

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

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Donner, Ben
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • My bad horse

    • Contributor: Nemeth, Kalman - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-08
  • Pastirska pesma

    • Contributor: Sainović, Ilija - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-06