Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Shine On

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Goree State Farm Performance Note: "Shine On" performed by Doris McMurray (vocals) at Goree State Farm, near Huntsville, Texas, on May 14, 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: McMurray, Doris - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-14
  • Po' Laz'us

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Chain gang Performer referred to elsewhere as Carl Smith Performance Note: "Po' Laz'us" performed by Carol Smith and unidentified performers (vocals) at , near Anderson, South Carolina, on June 11, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Carol - Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Chain Gang
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • Sugar Babe

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "reel" Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Sugar Babe" performed by Sims Tartt, Mandy Tartt, Bettie Atmore (vocals with tapping) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 30, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Tartt, Mandy - Atmore, Bettie - Tartt, Sims - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Atmore, Betty
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • Itisket-Itasket

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: drop-the-handkerchief game Location also known as Liberty Hill Group of girls from Liberty High School Venue: Liberty High School Performance Note: "Itisket-Itasket" performed by Ella McBrise and unidentified girls (vocals) at Liberty High School, near Newton, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). ...

    • Contributor: McBrise, Ella - Unidentified Girls - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Girls from Liberty High School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Little Gal, Ma'am

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Office of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "Little Gal, Ma'am" performed by Sarah C. Whitman (vocals) at Office of H.R. Weaver, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 19, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: Whitman, Sarah C. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [Lomax, Ruby T. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-19
  • El tullido pequeño

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "ballad used to sing children to sleep" Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "El tullido pequeño" (vocals) performed at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also ...

    • Contributor: Salazar, Isabella - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Señora Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Children of America

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Patriotic Songs. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "patriotic song" Children of Blalack School Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "Children of America" performed by Unidentified children (vocals) at Blalack School, near Brownsville, Texas, on April 27, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Children of Blalock School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • This Is the Seven Fox

    Field Recordings. Music. Hunting Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Georgia Ann Griffin Venue: Home of Mrs. G.A. Griffin Performance Note: "This Is the Seven Fox" performed by Mrs. G. A. Griffin (vocals) at home of Mrs. G.A. Griffin, Newberry, Florida, on June 1, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Griffin, G. A., Mrs - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Griffin, Mrs. G.A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-01
  • Bring Me a Gourd to Drink Water

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "in and out the window ring game" Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Bring Me a Gourd to Drink Water" performed by Ed Jones (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Ed - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • Come Through the Sawmill

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Collector's genre note: "played like London Bridge" Performer referred to elsewhere as Otho Washington Brown Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Come Through the Sawmill" performed by Viola Brown and Otto Washington Brown (vocals) at home of Mrs. ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Otto Washington - Brown, Viola - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Miss Lucy Long

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Mrs. Kate W. Jones Performance Note: "Miss Lucy Long" performed by Kate W. Jones (vocals) at her home, Houston, Texas, on April 10, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Kate W. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jones, Mrs. Kate W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-10
  • I'm Lookin' for Dat Man Dat Don't Know Jesus

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "I'm Lookin' for Dat Man Dat Don't Know Jesus" performed by Mrs. John R. Gipson and John R. "Blind Gipson" Gipson (vocals) at home of H.R. Weaver, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 15, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Gipson, John R., Mrs - Gipson, John R. "Blind Gipson" - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Gipson, Rev. John R. "Blind Gipson" - [Gipson, Mrs. John R.]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-15
  • Tom and Jerry

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: State Penitentiary ("The Walls") Performance Note: "Tom and Jerry" performed by Pop Warner (fiddle) at State Penitentiary ("The Walls"), Huntsville, Texas, on May 13, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Warner, Pop - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-13
  • This Heart o' Mine

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Ramsey State Farm, Camp #4 Performance Note: "This Heart o' Mine" performed by James "Iron Head" Baker (vocals) at Ramsey State Farm, Camp #4, Otey, Texas, on April 23, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Baker, James "Iron Head" - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Baker, James (Iron Head)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Jack, Can I Ride

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "square-dance song; play-party song; clapping song" Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Jack, Can I Ride" performed by Ed Jones (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 30, ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Ed - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • Oh Go 'Way, Devil, an' Leave Me 'Lone

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp Performance Note: "Oh Go 'Way, Devil, an' Leave Me 'Lone" performed by Frances Anderson (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 21, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Anderson, Frances - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Calling Chickens

    Field Recordings. Music. Animal Calls. Animal Calls. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Georgia Ann Griffin Venue: Home of Mrs. G.A. Griffin Performance Note: "Calling Chickens" performed by Mrs. G. A. Griffin (vocals) at home of Mrs. G.A. Griffin, Newberry, Florida, on June 1, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Griffin, G. A., Mrs - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Griffin, Mrs. G.A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-01
  • I Lost My Master's Barn Key

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Performer referred to elsewhere as Otho Washington Brown Performer referred to elsewhere as Bella Corin Sindab Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "I Lost My Master's Barn Key" performed by Otto Washington Brown, Anna Bella Corin Sindab and ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Constance - Brown, Otto Washington - Sindab, Anna Bella Corin - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Rye Whiskey

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Galeanaz Tourist Camp Performance Note: "Rye Whiskey" (vocals and guitar) performed at Galeanaz Tourist Camp, Falfurrias, Texas, on April 30, 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: Goodwyn, Frank - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-30
  • Roll on the Ground

    Field Recordings. Music. Nursery Rhymes. 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: "Roll on the Ground" 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
  • He That Believe Have an Everlasting Home

    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: "He That Believe Have an Everlasting Home" performed by Dock Reed and Vera Hall (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, ...

    • Contributor: Hall, Vera - Reed, Dock - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Red Bird in the Tree

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Ca'line Horne Venue: Home of Spencer and Caroline Horne Performance Note: "Red Bird in the Tree" performed by Aunt Caroline Horne (vocals) at home of Spencer and Caroline Horne, near Livingston, Alabama, on May 28, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Horne, Caroline, Aunt - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Horne, Aunt Caroline
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-28
  • Calling Farm Animals

    Field Recordings. Music. Animal Calls. Animal Calls. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Billings Tourist Camp Performance Note: "Calling Farm Animals" performed by Charles Eckhardt (calls and horn) at Billings Tourist Camp, Bandera, Texas, on May 4, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Eckhardt, Charles - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Horn - [Lomax, Ruby T. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-04
  • Ain' No More Cane on the Brazos

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Rev. Mose Platt, Rev. Mose "Wyandotte" Platt, Rev. Mose "Winedot" Platt, or Rev. Mose W. W. Wyandotte" Platt Venue: Hotel Blazilmar Performance Note: "Ain' No More Cane on the Brazos" performed by Mose "Clear Rock" Platt (vocals) at Hotel Blazilmar, Taylor, Texas, ...

    • Contributor: Platt, Mose "Clear Rock" - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Platt, Rev. Mose "Clear Rock"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-10
  • Zebra Dun

    Field Recordings. Music. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Galeanaz Tourist Camp Performance Note: "Zebra Dun" (vocals and guitar) performed at Galeanaz Tourist Camp, Falfurrias, Texas, on April 28, 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: Goodwyn, Frank - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28