Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • I Got a Home in New Orleans

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hill, Clyde
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-15
  • Little Oney

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Spainhard, Rosetta
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-26
  • Evalina

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 58 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A group song, usually sung with drums. This song is sung in Florida as well as in the West Indies, because there are a great number of Bahamians in Florida. Dr. Carita Doggett Corse, state director of the Florida Federal Writers' Project, interviews Zora Neale Hurston, ...

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - Corse, Carita Doggett - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Zebra Dun

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Goodwyn, Frank
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28
  • Wild Geese

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Platt, Mose "Clear Rock"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-10
  • Miss Martinez Cockroach and Mr. Perez Mouse

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 16 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Evelia Andux, age 11, daughter of Evelio Andux, tells a different version of the same story her father told. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de Ybor. The cigar ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Evelia - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-24
  • I'm On the Battlefield

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Jackson, Deacon Sam - Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church (Peach County, Ga.). Choir
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • Pastime Annie

    Field Recordings. Instrumental Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 27 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Performance Note: "Pastime Annie" (banjo, guitar, and violins) performed by Bob Hall, Walter Van Bass, Ned Hugh Bass, and J. C. King at Caruja Ranch, Kenansville, Florida, on July 1, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Hall, Bob - Bass, Walter Van - Bass, Ned Hugh - King, J. C. - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-01
  • I Don't Want Your Greenback Dollar

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Hunt, Buster
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-19
  • You Shall Be Free

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 35 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still be identified. Performance Note: "You Shall Be Free" (vocals with piano and trumpet) performed by Shorty (Sweet Papa) Harris at Key West, Florida, on January ...

    • Contributor: Harris, Shorty "Sweet Papa" - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Harris, Shorty (Sweet Papa)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Jesus Walk Round Your Bedside

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hamilton, Alexander
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Snowbird In The Ashpan

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Firkins, F. A. - Welton, John
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-13
  • Birdie

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - White, Smith & Co. - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • [Cowboy Waltz]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • Sit Down

    • Contributor: Jackson, Deacon Sam - James, Willis - Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church (Peach County, Ga.). Choir
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-06-01
  • Fancy Dance Contest Song for Dancer #1898

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Host Drum
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Emcee Calls All of the Clowns to the Arena and Tells Audience that It Will Be the Judge

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Don't You Grieve

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - McDonald, Molly, Aunt
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Darren Wolfe is Introduced

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Peekaboo

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry - Reed, Watha - Scanlan, Wm. J. (William James)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-11-26
  • I Never Heard a Man Speak Like Dis Man Before

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Tartt, Sims - Atmore, Bettie - Tartt, Mandy
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • Hethu'shka Song

    • Contributor: Tai Piah Singers - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Preacher Standin' in de Pulpit

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Horton, Jeff
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Along Came Old Jinnie One Fine Summer Day

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Holbert, Jim
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-07
  • He Knows

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hardwick, Lillie - Monday, Ella - Hunter, Mary - McDonald, Geneva
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04