Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Smoky Mountain Blues

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Chains, Wallace
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Old rosin the bow

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on August 16, 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 George Vinton ...

    • Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • La noche de Reyes = The Night of the Kings (Jan. 6)

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "This is not a Christmas song. A father is asked by his little son where his mother is. He says he had found her in her lover's arms and killed her -- on the night of January 6th." ...

    • Contributor: Garcia, Maria - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Sugnu Monica per si e per no Lu zitu voglio e la tonica no = I want my sweetheart and not this nun's robe

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Fragmentary version. Giuseppe Russo, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pittsburg, California on March 11, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Italian. (Language). Forms part of a group of ...

    • Contributor: Russo, Giuseppe - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Paso doble (3 tunes)

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Unidentified musicians playing violin, guitar, and two mandolins. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on February 18, 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 Mexican ...

    • Contributor: Julio Gomez' Orchestra - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Amigo té contaré - una acción particular

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Reyes, Dolores
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28
  • Camino de San Antonio

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Arajo, Jose
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Castigador

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Salas, Pifanio - Esquer, Jimmy - Mendoza, Waldo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-16
  • Chairman Elmer Blackbird Delivers Introduction (in English)

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Blackbird, Elmer
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Pretty Little Ponies

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Goree, John Lowry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-12
  • Palomita, que hace? = Little dove, what are you doing?

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Polka. Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Learned from a Mexican, she says." Jessie de Soto, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on February 10, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • By-and-By

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Holmes, Annie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Barba Yiani

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 6 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Greek folksong, learned by the performers in Tarpon Springs and sung by "everyone" there. Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still ...

    • Contributor: Stamatopoulou, Kaliope - Gianèskis, Helen - Manticos, Mary G. - Morris, Alton Chester - Cook, Robert Harrison - Kennedy, Stetson - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - [Stamatopoulou, Kaliope] - Gianèskis, Mary - Stamatopoulo, Calliope - Granèskis, Helen - Granèskis, Mary
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-28
  • Crows in the Garden

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Duggan, Shirley Lomax
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-07
  • Frosty Morning

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-11-26
  • Betty Likens

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Little Fat Boy, The

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Holbert, Jim
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-07
  • Ad sigla . . . (Ryma #7) = To sail a boat, to ride a horse, and to lie in a women's arms are the three finest things in life

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "True ryma." John Olafson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May 25, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Icelandic. (Language). In Old Norse. (Language). Forms ...

    • Contributor: Olafson, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Wewa'chi Song

    • Contributor: Unidentified Singers - Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham) - La Flesche, Francis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1895-09-00
  • Old folks at home

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 62.5 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Composed by Stephen Foster. Originally for voice and piano. Recorded on one side only. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. August P. Stengler, clarinet; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded at an unknown location, Nov. 2, 1898. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Foster, Stephen Collins - Stengler, August P. - Foster, Stephen (Author) - Stengler, August P. (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1898-11-02
  • Hikin' Jerry

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Reid, Allen - Johnson, Dawson
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-03
  • Rosie

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - McDonald Family - McDonald, Jane - McDonald, Joe - McDonald, Molly, Aunt - McDonald, Jim
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Psalm 145:17 The Lord is righteous in all his works

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: "The psalms are not numbered alike in the English and Russian bibles and we could not find the verse which corresponds to this." Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Susoeff and Mr. and Mrs. Popoff, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell ...

    • Contributor: Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Susoeff and Mr. and Mrs. Popoff, of the Russian Molokan Church - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Susoeff, J. P. - Susoeff (Mrs) - Popoff (Mr) - Popoff (Mrs) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • [Sugar in the Gourd?]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • America

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 69 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Words by Samuel Francis Smith. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Gaskin inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. George J. Gaskin, tenor; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded at an unknown location, Apr. 5, 1899. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Smith, Samuel Francis - Gaskin, George J. - Smith, Samuel Francis (Author) - Gaskin, George J. (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1899-04-05