Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Shove It Over

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 47 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A lining rhythm generally distributed throughout Florida, learned from Charlie Jones on a railroad construction camp near Lakeland, Florida, in 1933. Zora Neale Hurston, originally of Eatonville, Florida, was already a published novelist and folklorist when she took a job with the Federal Writers' Project ...

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • John Brown's a-Hanging on a Sour Apple Tree

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

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 49 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A story of Cuba, told by Martin Noriega is a 51-year-old of Cuban parentage. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Noriega, Martin - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-25
  • Women's Shawl Contest Song (Warm-Up)

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Tai Piah Singers
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • It's a Long Way Back to Tipperary

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry - Judge, Jack - Williams, Harry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • Commentary on Whipman's Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0397)

    • Contributor: White, Rufus - Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Men's Traditional Contest Song (Warm-Up)

    • Contributor: Tai Piah Singers - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Little Boys' Fancy Dance Contest Song

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Men's Fancy Dance Contest Song (Second Half of Dancers)

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Emcee Announces that the Whipman will Next be Recognized

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Contest Song

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Tiny Tots' Traditional Cloth Contest Song

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Host Drum
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Shady Grove

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Shoo Fly

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • Old Molly Hare

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • Wax Cylinder Hethu'shka Song - 1983 Pow-Wow

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • [Grover Jones's Waltz]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • Perimenontas tey epistrophe sou

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 33 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. Performance Note: "Perimenontas tey epistrophe sou" (vocals) performed by Nick Theos at Tarpon Springs, Florida, on August 25, 1939. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Theos, Nick - Morris, Alton Chester - Cook, Robert Harrison - Kennedy, Stetson - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-25
  • Hop Light Ladies

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry - Reed, Gene
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • Introduction to Philoptochos Society recordings

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 24 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | All those numbers have been tested and tried out in Tarpon Springs services, over the dedication of the Philoptochos Greek Center in Tarpon Springs, with all the Grecian and all ancient numbers, which is about two years past and long ago. John Filareton, the announcer ...

    • Contributor: Filareton, John
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-05-12
  • Money Musk

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Wax Cylinder Hethu'shka Song -1983 Pow-Wow

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • A Ghost Story

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 34 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A ghost story about a woman who fed her husband a human leg which she dug up from a cemetery, described in English and told in Spanish by Evelia Andux, age 11, and prompted by Tony Lopez, age 11. Ybor City, now a neighborhood ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Evelia - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Lopez, Tony - Cook, Robert - Andux, Ziomara
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-23
  • Commentary on Hethu'shka Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0391)

    • Contributor: McIntyre, Laurel - Jabbour, Alan - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-20
  • [Breakdown in A]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06