Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • In cheder' In chederl

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 04:30 | Vocal (Category). Tenor 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 - Mordechai Hershman - Nathaniel Shilkret - Moshe Milner
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922-09-05
  • Merce Explanation

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 9 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | An explanation of the performers and performance style of the song "Merce." 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 companies moved from Key West to avoid ...

    • Contributor: Halpert, Herbert - Pages, Art
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-21
  • Hollis Stabler Sr. Speaks During the 1985 Concert

    • Contributor: Stabler, Hollis, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1985-08-22
  • Smoky Mountain Blues

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Chains, Wallace
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • There' Theres a girl in the heart of Maryland

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:20 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (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. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Harry Macdonough - Harry Carroll
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1913-07-03
  • Old Woman, The

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Briggs, E. A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-05
  • Punto Guajiro Translation

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 32 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The Cuban peasants use songs to call on the loved ones, especially at night or in the morning, and the song that Estela Echezabal just sang is one of them. Roughly, it is morning, and he is singing to his loved one, and though he ...

    • Contributor: Halpert, Herbert - Pages, Art
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-21
  • Texas Ranger, The

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Taylor, Beal D.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-05
  • Reason Why That Women Is Wiser Than Men (I Yoked Up A Pig)

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-12
  • British King, The

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jones, John
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-09
  • Diamond Joe

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Butler, Charlie, 1896
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-24
  • Cluck Old Hen

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry - Reed, Watha
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-11-26
  • Song about the departure of Seminole Indians from Florida for Oklahoma

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 20 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | This is a song about the departure of Seminole Indians from Florida for Oklahoma. It is sung by Katie Smith and Courtney Parker. All of these songs were recorded at the Brighton Indian Day School, Brighton, Florida." In 1830, U.S. Congress passed the Indian Removal ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Katie - Parker, Courtney - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert - Boehmer, William J.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-01
  • Emcee Speaks About the Geographic History of the Omaha Tribe

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Boogie-Woogie medley

    Performed by Albert Ammons. Recorded by Alan Lomax in 1938. sound recording | 1 disc. | 1938. (Date). John Hammond and Alan Lomax Recordings of Blues and Jazz Musicians. (Source). Recorded in New York by Alan Lomax. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Ammons, Albert - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • The Route

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Tambo Eating Tamarind

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 17 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Conch folksong about a bird, nicknamed "Tambo," that was frequently seen eating Tamarind fruit. The singer is the wife of Wilbur Roberts. The term "Conch," while now more widely used to refer to a native of Key West, Florida, originally referred to British settlers of ...

    • Contributor: Roberts, Mary Jane - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - [Roberts, Mary Jane] - Roberts, Wilbur
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-16
  • John Henry

    • Contributor: Pittman, Sampson - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Emcee Calls Tiny Tot Traditional Dancers

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Memorial Song for Mr. and Mrs. John Turner

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Johnny, Get Your Gun

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-13
  • We Don't Have No Payday Here

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Dedication Address (Part 1 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 19 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | His Grace Archbishop Athenagoras delivered the dedicatory address, interrupted many times, as heard on the record by the noise made by the congregation. The occasion of this ceremony was the public dedication of the building of a Ladies' Society, "Philoptochos" (friend of the ...

    • Contributor: Athenagoras, Archbishop - Greek Orthodox Church (Tarpon Springs, Fl.). Byzantine Choir - Filareton, John - Byzantine Choir
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-05-12
  • Stars and stripes forever

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:34 | Instrumental (Category). Marimba band (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 required in order ...

    • Contributor: Victor - John Philip Sousa - Hurtado Brothers Royal Marimba Band of Guatemala
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916-04-26
  • Rosie

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Smith, Hosea "Blue"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-22