• John Brown' John Browns body

    Religious, Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:49 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with piano (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 streamed audio only. ...

    • Contributor: Victor - J. W. Myers - William Steffe
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1902-04-29
  • Somewhere in France is the lily

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:01 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). 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 streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording is ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Charles H. Hart - Josef Pasternack - Joseph E. Howard
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1917-10-18
  • Lament of the Old Sourdough

    Sung and recorded by Paul Roseland, 1974. Alaska Folk and Popular Songs Collection. sound recording | 1 reel. | Alaska Folk and Popular Songs Collection. (Source). Set to the tune "Rosin the Beau." (Content). Roseland recalls that the song was written by "a man named Duncan," but the lyrics were published by Sam C. Dunham in 1901 in "The Goldsmith of Nome." (Source Note). ...

    • Contributor: Roseland, Paul - Dunham, Sam C. (Sam Clarke)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • La culebra

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Manuela Longoria Performance Note: "La culebra" performed by Manuela Longoria (vocals) at home of Manuela Longoria, 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 ...

    • Contributor: Longoria, Manuela - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-24
  • You Must Be Born Again

    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: "You Must Be Born Again" performed by James Richardson, Allen Reid, Lonnie Thomas, Willie Howard, Dawson Johnson, Paul Perkins ...

    • Contributor: Reid, Allen - Thomas, Lonnie - Howard, Willie - Brown, John - Richardson, James - Perkins, Paul - Johnson, Dawson - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • I Love Thy Kingdom

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Sacred Harp Singers
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-01
  • I been down in the circle before

    • Contributor: Frazier, Calvin - Pittman, Sampson
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • I'll Answer to My Name

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "I'll Answer to My Name" 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 ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Liberty Hill Venue: Liberty High School Performance Note: "Hard Times" performed by the Liberty High School Quartet (Rowena Knight, Mary Anne Knight, Thelma Hawthorn, and Jerusha Hawthorne) (vocals) at Liberty High School, near Newton, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also ...

    • Contributor: Liberty High School Quartet - Hawthorn, Thelma - Hawthorne, Jerusha - Knight, Mary Anne - Knight, Rowena - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hawthorne, Thelma
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Amazing Grace

    Field Recordings. Music. Hymns. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "long-meter hymn" Venue: Home of Beal D. Taylor Performance Note: "Amazing Grace" performed by N. V. Braley and Mrs. N. V. Braley (vocals) at home of Beal D. Taylor, near Medina, Texas, on May 5, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Braley, N. V., Mrs - Braley, N. V. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Braley, Mr. N.V. - Braley, Mrs. N.V.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-05
  • Bully of the Town

    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: "Bully of the Town" 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
  • The Lumberjack's Alphabet

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | This song was published on the Library of Congress recording "Songs of the Michigan lumberjacks" AAFS L 56, 1960. (Bibliographic History). Forms part of the Alan Lomax Michigan and Wisconsin Recordings Collection. (Source). Recorded in Greenland, Michigan. (Venue). October, 1938. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lomax, Alan - Schaffer, Gus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1960
  • 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
  • Jam on Gerry's Rock

    • Contributor: McBride, Bill (Vocalist)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-22
  • Announcement

    Field Recordings. Music. Announcements. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as near De Ridder Performer referred to elsewhere as H. R. Weaver Venue: New Zion Baptist Church Performance Note: "Announcement" performed by Herman R. Weaver (spoken) at New Zion Baptist Church, Knight Post Office, Louisiana, on May 17, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in ...

    • Contributor: Weaver, Herman R. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Weaver, Herman R. "H.R.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-17
  • En el monte murió Cristo (On the Mountain Christ Died) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Archuleta was 70 years old at the time of this recording. He was a resident of Cerro, New Mexico. Transcription: En el monte murió Cristo,/Dios y hombre verdadero,/no murió por sus pecados/murió por pecados nuestros./En una cruz fue clavado/con duros clavos de hierro,/mas a un inmenso cordero/nada tengo ...

    • Contributor: Archuleta, Ricardo - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • Po' Laz'us

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #5 Performance Note: "Po' Laz'us" performed by Charles "Texas" Thomas (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #5, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 20, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Thomas, Charles "Texas - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-20
  • Ampáranos, madre (Protect Us, Mother) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Arellano, age 46, is the brother of Esequiel and a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico where the recordings were made. Transcription: Ampáranos, Madre,/para poder verte,/ampáranos ahora/y en la hora de muerte./Ampáranos, Madre,/y ampáranos ahora,/por eso quedaste/del mundo fiadora./Ampáranos, Madre,/como mi abogada,/que mi Dios a ti/no te niega ...

    • Contributor: Arellano, Narciso - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-11
  • 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
  • The Lakes of Ponchartrain

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Robert F. Draves and Helene Stratman Thomas collection of Wisconsin recordings. (Source). Recorded in August 1946. (Date). Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L55 "Folk Music from Wisconsin," edited by Helene Stratman-Thomas, 1960. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in Black River Falls, Wisconsin. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Perry, Frances - Stratman Thomas, Helene
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • I'm a Pilgrim

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Middle Georgia Four (Musical Group) - Jones, Lewis Wade - Walker, J. W. - Purnell, H. P. - Bell, Charlie O. - Smith, C. E.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-03-05
  • What You Gonna Do When This World's on Fire

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "What You Gonna Do When This World's on Fire" performed by Sims Tartt, Bettie Atmore, Mandy Tartt (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 29, ...

    • Contributor: Tartt, Mandy - Atmore, Bettie - Tartt, Sims - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Atmore, Betty
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Oh, the Buford Boat Done Come

    Field Recordings. Instrumental Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 6 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A dance song in the Charleston rhythm from the Geechee country in South Carolina, learned in Florida from a Geechee woman. "Geechee," or "Gullah," refers to a group of African Americans who settled on the sea islands of South Carolina and Georgia. Their ...

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Home on the Rock

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as near De Ridder Performer referred to elsewhere as Sylvester "The Deacon" Johnson Performer listed elsewhere as Rufus Stevenson Venue: New Zion Baptist Church Performance Note: "Home on the Rock" performed by Sylvester "Deacon" Johnson, and Rufus Spearman (vocals) at New Zion Baptist Church, ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, Sylvester "Deacon - Spearman, Rufus - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Johnson, (Deacon) Sylvester
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-17
  • Improvised Coplas (Improvised Couplets) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Coplas were improvised and sung by Esequiel Arellano, age 40, the brother of Narciso. He is also a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. Mr. Anaya, 39, plays by ear. Mr. Anaya learned to play the violin by himself. Mr. Garcia was 33 at the time of this recording. ...

    • Contributor: Arellano, Esequiel - Vocal - Anaya, Nieves - Violin - Garcia, Pedro - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-30