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  • Misirlou

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 33 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Greek-Arabian folksong. Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. Performance Note: "Misirlou" (vocals) performed by Mary Gianèskis at Tarpon Springs, Florida, on August 25, 1939. Performer referred to elsewhere as Mary Gianèskis, Mary Graneskis, or Mary Granèskis Sound Recording (Form). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Manticos, Mary G. - Morris, Alton Chester - Cook, Robert Harrison - Kennedy, Stetson - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Gianèskis, Mary - Granèskis, Mary
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-25
  • Minulla on murheita sydammessa summa

    • Contributor: Maki, Frank - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-22
  • Hethu'shka Song

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Tiny Tots' Shawl Dance Contest Song ("Hurry up.")

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Frail Wildwood Flower

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Taylor, Beal D.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-05
  • The More You Scratch

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 48 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. Performance Note: "The More You Scratch" (vocals with piano, trombone, and guitar) performed by Theodore (Tea Roll) Rolle, piano, at Key West, Florida, on January 20, 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: 1940-01-20
  • Myjava

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 44 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | An old song about the singer's hometown in Czechoslovakia. Masaryktown, named for Thomas G. Masaryk, the first president (1918-1935) of the Czechoslovak Republic, is a community near Tampa settled by Czech farmers in 1924. The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has ...

    • Contributor: Prácher, Elizabeth - Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-28
  • My Lord, What a Morning

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Fitzpatrick, Ella Mae - McMurray, Doris
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-14
  • Commentary on Gourd Dance Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0376)

    • Contributor: McIntyre, Laurel - White, Rufus - Jabbour, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-20
  • Los patos

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Longoria, Manuela
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-25
  • General Dancing Song

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • This Little Light o' Mine

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - McMurray, Doris
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-14
  • La rancherita

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Longoria, Manuela
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-24
  • Fox and Hounds, The

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Eckhardt, Charles
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-04
  • Cap'n, I Got a Home in Oklahoma

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Woods, Tommy
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • J'ai faite l'amour a un jolie brune

    • Contributor: Carrière, Fred - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-10-10
  • Bold Princess Royal

    • Contributor: Green, John W. - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-25
  • 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
  • Field Hollers

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Stegall, Lonnie "Stick Horse"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Green valley; Henery and Mary Ann; Andy Rowe

    • Contributor: Green, John W. - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-29
  • Zebra Dun

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

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 35 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Greek folksong about a sweetheart who has gone away." Greeks, along with Italians and Minorcans, first came to Florida in 1768, led by Dr. Andrew Turnbull. Turnbull settled New Smyrna Beach, Florida. When the colony came to an end in 1777, the settlers relocated to ...

    • Contributor: Tsangaris, Haiclice - Morris, Alton Chester - Corse, Carita Doggett - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-09-27
  • Jack, Can I Ride

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jones, Ed
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • Everybody Talkin' About Heaven Ain't Gwine There

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Lewis, Celina - Washington, Earlene
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Beaver Brig; Rousy Maggie

    • Contributor: Gallagher, Dominic - Bonner, Patrick - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-24