Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Go way back and sit down

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Mx: 1128 [unknown take] Recorded on Dec. 4 or 6, 1901. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Victor - Leachman, Silas
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1901
  • Custer's last charge

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Also issued on the American Folklife Center's published recording AFS L 30, SONGS OF THE MORMONS AND SONGS OF THE WEST. Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 26, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Sounds from the sunny South

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 62.5 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Performed by Metropolitan Orchestra. (Performers). Recorded at an unknown location, Mar. 1898. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Metropolitan Orchestra - Metropolitan Orchestra (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1898-03
  • The church across the way

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 70.5 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | 1 sound disc : analog, between 66 and 72 rpm, mono. ; 8 1/2 in. | Words and music by William Benson Gray. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Carter inscribed on zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Annie Carter, contralto; piano acc. (Performers). Preservation master. Washington, ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Gray, William Benson - Carter, Annie - Gray, William Benson (Author) - Carter, Annie (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 189?
  • Shame on you

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Mx: 3910 Issued late 1904 or early 1905. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Victor - [Smith, Chris] - Murray, Billy
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1904
  • Junk man rag

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "One Step or Two Step" (Content). Mx: 17489-B -2 Issued in late 1913 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Victor - Roberts, [Luckyeth] - Victor Military Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1913
  • Admiral Dewey march

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 66.4 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Santelmann (conductor) inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Performed by the United States Marine Band; William H. Santelmann, conductor. (Performers). Recorded at an unknown location, Sept. 20, 1899. (Venue). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Santelmann, William H. (William Henry) - United States Marine Band - Santelmann, William H. - Santelmann, W. H. (Author) - United States Marine Band (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1899-09-20
  • The last fierce charge

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Civil War song. Dust jacket notes: AFS 4214 A2 is incomplete; song completed on AFS 4214 B1. Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September 4, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Hej mazury Polish song no. 8

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, between 66 and 72 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Mr. Torowicz, tenor; with piano acc. (Performers). Recorded at an unknwon location, Mar. 3, 1900. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Torowicz (Mr) - Torowicz, Mr. (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1900-03-03
  • Ladrao = The Thief

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Song fragment. Louise Franco, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on August 15, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Portuguese. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting ...

    • Contributor: Franco, Louise - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Morning, noon and night

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 9 in. | [no matrix or take information] Isuued in 1903. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Zonophone - Zonophone Concert Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1903
  • Who do you love?

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "with Orchestra" (Content). Mx: 5288 [unknown take] Recorded on Oct. 2, 1907. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Victor - Cole, [Robert] - Johnson, J. Rosamond (John Rosamond) - Collins, [Arthur] and Harlan [Byron G.]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1907
  • Army song [The Army goes rolling along]

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from cd entitled, "Sing America." Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Menc - Arberg, H. W. - U.S. Military Academy Band, West Point, Ny
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Blues : Has anybody seen my Corinne?

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | "Orchestra Accompaniment" (Content). Mx: 21226 -2 Issued in mid-to-late 1918. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Emerson - Graham - Johnson, J. Rosamond (John Rosamond) - Hare, Ernest
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1918
  • Rain Song

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Vocal Quintette" (Content). Mx: 46303 -2 Recorded on Dec. 24, 1915 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - Cook, [Will Marion] - Rogers, [Alex] - The Right Quintette
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1915
  • This land is your land

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from CD entitled "Sing America." "This Land is Your Land," Words & Music by Woody Guthrie TRO (c) Copyright 1956 (Renewed) 1958 (Renewed), 1970 and 1972 Ludlow Music, Inc. New York, NY Used by Permission (Copyright Notice). 30 second (Extent). Due to copyright restrictions, only excerpts from this item are available. (Standard Restriction). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Menc - Guthrie, Woody - U. S. Coast Guard Band, New London, Ct
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Postular kjorir Kristus thra = The Twelve Apostles

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Thodur Einarson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on November 11, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Icelandic. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Thodur ...

    • Contributor: Einarson, Thodur - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Shame on you

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "with Orchestra Accompaniment" (Content). Mx: B 1919 -2 Recorded on Nov. 10, 1904. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Victor - Smith, Chris - Spencer, [Len] and Murray, [Billy]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1904
  • Lily Dale

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Minstrel show song. Song is version of "Lilly dale," composed by H. S. Thompson. John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on July 31, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). ...

    • Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Thompson, H. S. - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Jerry will you ile that car [fragment]

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Also issued on the American Folklife Center's published recording AFS L 61, RAILROAD SONGS AND BALLADS. Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September 4, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Barefooted in front and no shoes on behind

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September 3, 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 Warde, Pat, and Bogue ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Yankee Doodle

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Following the selection, Sidney Robertson Cowell describes Mr. Bedrosian's method of playing the zurna. Joe Bedrosian, zurna; Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 24, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. ...

    • Contributor: Bedrosian, Joe - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Alderman of the ward

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: Song begun on AFS 4209 A2; completed on AFS 4209 A3. Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September 3, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Egills saga = Ballad of Egill

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell on May 25, 1938: "Egill was supposed to have been 4 years old when he made up his song. Mrs. Sigurasson says she made up the tune herself as she recorded the song, but I have an idea ...

    • Contributor: Sigurasson, Oddrun - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • My Creole Sue

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Male Voices" (Content). Mx: 750 -7 Recorded late 1902 to early 1903. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - [Davis, Gussie L.] - [Columbia] Quartette
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1903