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  • Recital

    Recital

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 38 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. The sound quality of this recording is poor. Performance Note: "Recital" (spoken) performed by an unidentified child at Philoptochos Society, Tarpon Springs, Florida, on May 12, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Unidentified Child - Filareton, John
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-05-12
  • [Rochester Schottische]

    [Rochester Schottische]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Rulison, W. H. - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • Commentary on Half-Breed Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0446)

    Commentary on Half-Breed Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0446)

    • Contributor: White, Rufus - McIntyre, Laurel - Jabbour, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Emcee Shares Teachings from "Old-Timers"

    Emcee Shares Teachings from "Old-Timers"

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • [Breakdown in G]

    [Breakdown in G]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Marcha -- Blanca Flor (White Flower March) [Audio]

    Marcha -- Blanca Flor (White Flower March) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Played by Adelaido Chavez, 68, violinist, resident of Antonito, Colorado, and his brother Adolfo Chavez, 65, guitarist and resident of Romeo, Colorado. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The Juan B. Rael Collection. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Chavez, Adelaido - Violin - Chavez, Adolfo - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Venir, Almas devotas (Come, Devoted Souls) [Audio]

    Venir, Almas devotas (Come, Devoted Souls) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Sung by Luis Montoya, age 70, of Cerro, New Mexico. Alabado Category: The Passion Collector's notes: In this hymn the Virgin contemplates with pity the sufferings of Our Lord during the Passion. Transcription: Venir, almas devotas,/venir, venir, venir,/y a la más triste madre/ayudarle a sentir./Al pie de un verde ...

    • Contributor: Montoya, Luis - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • [Sugar in the Gourd?]

    [Sugar in the Gourd?]

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

    Sponger Money

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 16 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Bahamian Bahamian fish peddler Greek American man A Bahamian folksong, also very popular in Key West, where sponge fishing had long been an occupation of Bahamian settlers. Performance Note: "Sponger Money" (vocals with accordion) performed by an unidentified Bahamian at Key West, Florida, on January ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performer - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Unidentified Bahamian - Unidentified Bahaman
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • George Booker

    George Booker

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Somebody Else is Getting It Where the Chicken Got the A-X-E

    Somebody Else is Getting It Where the Chicken Got the A-X-E

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry - Glenroy, William B. - Mayo, Harry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • Hoist Up the John B Sail

    Hoist Up the John B Sail

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 35 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The complete version of this Bahamian folksong. The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still be identified. Performance Note: "Hoist Up the John B Sail" (vocals ...

    • Contributor: Rolle, Theodore "Tea Roll" - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll) - Piano
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Contest Song

    Contest Song

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Kerosene Charlie Eats 'Taters

    Kerosene Charlie Eats 'Taters

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. Recitations. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 47 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A humorous story told by Cull Stacey, a 56-year-old turpentine worker originally from Rockingham, North Carolina. Performance Note: "Kerosene Charlie Eats 'Taters" (spoken) performed by Cull Stacey at Turpentine Camp, Cross City, Florida, on August 1, 1939. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Stacey, Cull - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • Poor Stranger Blues

    Poor Stranger Blues

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 45 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A jook joint song. In an earlier interview, the singers answered questions about jook joints, and defined them as "bar rooms," formerly known as "festival halls," "a name colored people give dance halls," etc. They think the term jook joint originated in sawmill camps. Jook ...

    • Contributor: Dixie Harmony Four - Smith, Ire - Arnold, L. G. - Choice, Doc - Tatum S. T. - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Tatum, S. T.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-19
  • Tranquitro

    Tranquitro

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 59 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | This is a taunting song made up by the children of Ybor City, and was used to mock the rhythm of the peculiar walk of an Italian vendor of crabs who lived in Ybor City about 20 years ago (ca. 1919). The song ...

    • Contributor: Valdez, Amado - Valdez, Señora - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - [Valdez, Señora]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-27
  • Soldier's Joy

    Soldier's Joy

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • Commentary on Gourd Dance Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0377)

    Commentary on Gourd Dance Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0377)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-20
  • Sneak Up ("Get all of those dancers out there to limber up/to wake up.")

    Sneak Up ("Get all of those dancers out there to limber up/to...

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Host Drum
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Captain's Mule (Part 2 of 2)

    Captain's Mule (Part 2 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 43 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A mule-skinning song sung in the hard roads camp. It would be sung during the day, to give the muleskinners more energy. The singer, age 30, learned it while working as a waterboy (aged 15-16) in middle Florida. He was born in Georgia and reared ...

    • Contributor: Hazelhurst, Harold - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]

    Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Played by Adelaido Chavez, 68, violinist, resident of Antonito, Colorado, and his brother Adolfo Chavez, 65, guitarist and resident of Romeo, Colorado. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The Juan B. Rael Collection. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Chavez, Adelaido - Violin - Chavez, Adolfo - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Shack Rouster Holler

    Shack Rouster Holler

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 35 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A holler sung by the shack rouster (foreman) every morning, at about 4 am. The singer, a 30-year-old born in Georgia and reared in Florida, learned the holler when he worked as a waterboy (aged 15-16) in middle Florida. Performance Note: "Shack Rouster Holler" (chanted) ...

    • Contributor: Hazelhurst, Harold - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Flag Song ("When you went overseas, you made a stand so that the flag could be raised.")

    Flag Song ("When you went overseas, you made a stand so that ...

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Sally Ann

    Sally Ann

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry - Reed, Gene
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • Johnny Comes Marching Home

    Johnny Comes Marching Home

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Hell among the Yearlings

    Hell among the Yearlings

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Commentary on General Dancing Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0520)

    Commentary on General Dancing Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038...

    • Contributor: McIntyre, Laurel - Jabbour, Alan - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Sally Went to Mobile

    Sally Went to Mobile

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 58 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Fred Lee Fox, a 20-year-old turpentine worker born in Georgia, learned this song in the Dixie County Prison Camp. The sound quality of this recording is poor. Performance Note: "Sally Went to Mobile" (vocals) performed by Fred Lee Fox at Turpentine Camp, Cross City, Florida, ...

    • Contributor: Fox, Fred Lee - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • Fisher's Hornpipe [in G]

    Fisher's Hornpipe [in G]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Emcee Calls Junior Girl Shawl Dancers

    Emcee Calls Junior Girl Shawl Dancers

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Tea Roll Idea

    Tea Roll Idea

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 44 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | An original composition by Theodore Rolle (alias "Tea Roll"), originally of Andros Island, Bahamas. Performance Note: "Tea Roll Idea" (vocals with piano) performed by Theodore (Tea Roll) Rolle, piano, at Key West, Florida, on January 23, 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: 1940-01-23
  • Cantemos con dulce acento (Let Us Sing with Sweet Accent) [Audio]

    Cantemos con dulce acento (Let Us Sing with Sweet Accent) [Au...

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Montoya, age 70, was from Cerro, New Mexico. Alabado Category: In praise of the Lord Collector's notes: This alabado is sung during Holy Communion. Transcription: Cantemos con dulce acento/y cantemos sin cesar,/adorar el estandarte,/que es la guía fraternal./Hoy cantemos todos juntos/y cantemos sin cesar,/adorar el estandarte,/que es la ...

    • Contributor: Montoya, Luis - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • Nickels and Dimes

    Nickels and Dimes

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 23 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A children's song. The Spanish children are asking Mama for nickels and dimes to buy trinkets." Minorcans, from the island of Minorca, off the coast of Spain, first came to Florida in 1768, along with Italians and Greeks, led by Dr. Andrew Turnbull. Turnbull settled New ...

    • Contributor: De Aceval, Maria Hugas - Morris, Alton Chester - Corse, Carita Doggett - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-09-26
  • Por el rastro de la sangre (Along the Trail of Blood) [Audio]

    Por el rastro de la sangre (Along the Trail of Blood) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Sung by José Ignacio Cantú, age 72, of Manassa, Colorado. Alabado Category: The Passion Transcription: Por el rastro de la sangre/que Jesucristo redama/caminó la Virgen pura/en una fresca mañana./De tan de mañana que era/a la hora que caminaba,/las campanas de Belén/solas tocaban al alba./Encuentra a Juan Bautista/y de esta ...

    • Contributor: Cantú, José Ignacio - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-07
  • Someone Speaks on Behalf of K.D. Edwards

    Someone Speaks on Behalf of K.D. Edwards

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Emcee Speaks About the Geographic History of the Omaha Tribe

    Emcee Speaks About the Geographic History of the Omaha Tribe

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

    Hethu'shka Song

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Tia Piah Singers
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Agiasmos

    Agiasmos

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 5 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The blessing of the water. At the conclusion of the sermon, a basin of water is brought in to be blessed. During this ceremony the Archbishop prays that God will send His Holy Spirit in blessing. He commemorates those of the faithful who ...

    • Contributor: Athenagoras, Archbishop - Karaphillis, Theo - Greek Orthodox Church (Tarpon Springs, Fl.). Byzantine Choir - Filareton, John - Karaphillis, Rev. Father - Byzantine Choir
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-05-12
  • Emcee Makes Announcements Before the Tail Dancers' Song

    Emcee Makes Announcements Before the Tail Dancers' Song

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Fancy Dancers' Contest Song (First Group of Dancers)

    Fancy Dancers' Contest Song (First Group of Dancers)

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Los Bienaventurados (The Fortunate Ones) [Audio]

    Los Bienaventurados (The Fortunate Ones) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Trujillo, age 48, is a resident of Romeo, Colorado. Played by Adelaido Chavez, 68, violinist, resident of Antonito, Colorado, and his brother Adolfo Chavez, 65, guitarist and resident of Romeo, Colorado. Transcription: Bienaventurados sean los lectores/y los anunciantes y los suscritores,/los agentes todos del pueblo cuidar,/siempre que nos ...

    • Contributor: Trujillo, Amado - Vocal - Chavez, Adelaido - Violin - Chavez, Adolfo - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Emcee Announces the End of the Gourd Dance and Thanks Gourd Dancers and Gourd Dance Singers

    Emcee Announces the End of the Gourd Dance and Thanks Gourd D...

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Hethu'shka Song ("Get up and dance.")

    Hethu'shka Song ("Get up and dance.")

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Host Drum
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Crab is a Better Man Than Man

    Crab is a Better Man Than Man

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 26 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. Performance Note: "Crab is a Better Man Than Man" (vocals with accordion) performed by Theodore (Tea Roll) Rolle at Key West, Florida, on January 23, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Rolle, Theodore "Tea Roll" - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Emcee's Assistant Announces that the Grand Entry will be at 2 PM

    Emcee's Assistant Announces that the Grand Entry will be at 2 PM

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Jr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • El columpio

    El columpio

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 52 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A rhythmical Cuban song composed by Dr. Matilde R. Cruz Planas in Havana, Cuba. The singer, Benildes Remond Isern, was then a schoolteacher and later, under the married name Benildes Remond Sanchez, director of the San Carlos Institute for twenty-five years. The San Carlos Institute in ...

    • Contributor: Isern, Benildes Remond - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Isern, Benildes Ramond - Isern, Benuildes Remond - Isern, Señorita Benildes Remond
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-22
  • Contempla, alma, y considera (Contemplate, Soul, and Consider) [Audio]

    Contempla, alma, y considera (Contemplate, Soul, and Consider...

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Archuleta was 70 years old at the time of this recording. He was a resident of Cerro, New Mexico. Alabado Category: The Passion Collector's notes: In this hymn, the sinner is asked to contemplate the Passion and is reminded of the wisdom and importance of repenting his sins ...

    • Contributor: Archuleta, Ricardo - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-01
  • Commentary on General Dancing Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0400)

    Commentary on General Dancing Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038...

    • Contributor: White, Rufus - Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Emcee Introduces Head Singer, Arena Directors, Waterboys, and Himself

    Emcee Introduces Head Singer, Arena Directors, Waterboys, and...

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Wax Cylinder Love Song - 1983 Pow-Wow

    Wax Cylinder Love Song - 1983 Pow-Wow

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Mama Don't Want No Peas, No Rice

    Mama Don't Want No Peas, No Rice

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 15 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A song from Nassau, the Bahama Islands, sung at jumping dances and fire dances. According to Zora Neale Hurston, "They're great songmakers, and their tunes are decidedly more African than the ones made by the Negroes in America. They make songs so rapidly, they say, ...

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Fancy Dance Contest Song for One Dancer

    Fancy Dance Contest Song for One Dancer

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Sally Ann Johnson

    Sally Ann Johnson

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry - Reed, Gene
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • El credo (The Creed) [Audio]

    El credo (The Creed) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Esequiel Arellano, age 40, is the brother of Narciso. He is also a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. Transcription: Creo en Dios Padre poderoso,/creador del cielo y la tierra,/protector universal/donde todo el bien se encierra./Siempre creo en Jesucristo,/su único Hijo y verdadero,/Padre de misericordia,/que te alaba el mundo ...

    • Contributor: Arellano, Esequiel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Bill Burroughs

    Bill Burroughs

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 55 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. Performance Note: "Bill Burroughs" (vocals with piano) performed by Theodore (Tea Roll) Rolle, piano, at Key West, Florida, on January 23, 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: 1940-01-23
  • El mejor hombre del mundo (The Best Man in the World) [Audio]

    El mejor hombre del mundo (The Best Man in the World) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Archuleta was 70 years old at the time of this recording. He was a resident of Cerro, New Mexico. Alabado Category: Entreating the protection of the Virgin Transcription: El mejor hombre del mundo/en una cruz fue clavado,/primero en Jerusalén,/alabado y ensalzado./Siempre alabando el bendito/del Divino Sacramento,/danos luz y ...

    • Contributor: Archuleta, Ricardo - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • Commentary on Tiny Tots' Shawl Dance Contest Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0472)

    Commentary on Tiny Tots' Shawl Dance Contest Song (Call Numbe...

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

    Contest Song (Warm-Up)

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Tai Piah Singers
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Irish Washerwoman

    Irish Washerwoman

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Hop Light Lady

    Hop Light Lady

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Tiny Tots' Traditional Contest Song ("You're saying the things that I'm hollering out to you." )

    Tiny Tots' Traditional Contest Song ("You're saying the thing...

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Marcha de Napoleón (Napoleon's March) [Audio]

    Marcha de Napoleón (Napoleon's March) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Played by Adelaido Chavez, 68, violinist, resident of Antonito, Colorado, and his brother Adolfo Chavez, 65, guitarist and resident of Romeo, Colorado. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The Juan B. Rael Collection. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Chavez, Adelaido - Violin - Chavez, Adolfo - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Punto Guajiro Translation

    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
  • Monologue on Travels

    Monologue on Travels

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 52 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The life history of Cull Stacey, a 56-year-old turpentine worker originally from Rockingham, North Carolina. Performance Note: "Monologue on Travels" (spoken) performed by Cull Stacey at Turpentine Camp, Cross City, Florida, on August 1, 1939. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Stacey, Cull - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • Interview with Mrs. Isabel Barnwell

    Interview with Mrs. Isabel Barnwell

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (5 minutes, 23 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Mrs. Isabel Barnwell, age 85, was raised on Nueva Esperanza (New Hope) Plantation in Nassau County, Florida. The sound quality of this recording is poor. Performance Note: "Interview with Mrs. Isabel Barnwell" (spoken) performed by Isabel Barnwell at Home of Mrs. Isabel Barnwell, ...

    • Contributor: Barnwell, Isabel - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-14
  • Las llaves del cielo son (The Keys are of Heaven) [Audio]

    Las llaves del cielo son (The Keys are of Heaven) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Romero, age 50, was a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. Mr. Arellano, age 46, is the brother of Esequiel and a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico where the recordings were made. Transcription: Las llaves del cielo son,/a San Pedro encomendadas,/para toditas las almas/que vayan de Dios ...

    • Contributor: Romero, Alfredo - Vocal - Arellano, Narciso
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-11
  • Padre Jesus Nazareno (Father Jesus Nazarene) [Audio]

    Padre Jesus Nazareno (Father Jesus Nazarene) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Montoya, age 70, was from Cerro, New Mexico. Mr. Archuleta was 70 years old at the time of this recording. He was a resident of Cerro, New Mexico. Alabado Category: The Passion Collector's notes: This hymn deals mostly with the Crucifixion of Our Lord and the suffering of ...

    • Contributor: Montoya, Luis - Vocal - Archuleta, Ricardo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • Granny Put the Kettle On

    Granny Put the Kettle On

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

    Georgia Camp Meeting

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Mills, Kerry - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • Contest Song (First Group of Dancers)

    Contest Song (First Group of Dancers)

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Improvised Coplas w/valse de cadena melody (Improvised Couplets w/chain waltz melody) [Audio]

    Improvised Coplas w/valse de cadena melody (Improvised Couple...

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Mares, age 42, is a resident of Lobatos, Colorado. He does not know how to read or write, but has the gift of improvising his songs as he sings. He always gets the correct number of syllables to the line as well as the right rhyme. Played by ...

    • Contributor: Mares, Remigio - Vocal - Chavez, Adelaido - Violin - Chavez, Adolfo - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Fox Song

    Fox Song

    Field Recordings. Instrumental Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 26 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The Fox Song from the Green Corn Dance. The Green Corn Dance is a spiritual ritual of purification and thanksgiving held each spring. In this instance, the song was performed with the purpose of being recorded, not as part of the ceremony itself. ...

    • Contributor: Tiger, Naha - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert - Boehmer, William J. - Seed Rattle
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-25
  • Hethu'shka Song ("When I got up, something was tapping my shoulder.")

    Hethu'shka Song ("When I got up, something was tapping my sho...

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Host Drum
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Hell among the Yearlings

    Hell among the Yearlings

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • Testing Machine [Audio]

    Testing Machine [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Test Recording In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The Juan B. Rael Collection. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940
  • [Polka in G]

    [Polka in G]

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

    Lístecku dubový

    Field Recordings. Instrumental Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 11 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | 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 been included online because the melody line ...

    • Contributor: Prácher, Elizabeth - Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-28
  • Maria La Vigna Speaks

    Maria La Vigna Speaks

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - La Vigna, Maria
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

    Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • A Slovak Easter Song

    A Slovak Easter Song

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 53 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The organ accompaniment, furnished by Rev. S. M. (Stephen M.) Tuhy, pastor of the Lutheran Church of Slavia, Florida, is played on a 55-year-old two-manual reed organ which is pumped by hand. The Slavia colony in Florida was established by Slovaks who had first settled ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Young People - Tuhy, Stephen M., Rev - Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C. - Group of Young People - Tuhy, Rev. Stephen M. (S. M.) - Organ - Tuhy, Rev. S. M.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-31
  • Mi Dios y mi redentor (My God and Redeemer) [Audio]

    Mi Dios y mi redentor (My God and Redeemer) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Arellano, age 46, is the brother of Esequiel and a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico where the recordings were made. Alabado Category: The Passion Transcription: Mi Dios y mi Redentor/en quien espero y confío,/por tu pasión, Dios mío,/abrázame en vuestro amor./Escuchen con atención/lo que padeció Jesús,/desde el ...

    • Contributor: Arellano, Narciso - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-11
  • The Fox

    The Fox

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 49 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Conch folksong learned in a school in the Bahamas. The singer is the daughter of Wilbur and Mary Jane Roberts. The term "Conch," while now more widely used to refer to a native of Key West, Florida, originally referred to British settlers of the ...

    • Contributor: Nelson, Naomi - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-15
  • [Rocky Mountain Goat]

    [Rocky Mountain Goat]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • El patio de mi casa

    El patio de mi casa

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 38 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Sarris children Schoolchildren An old Spanish-Cuban childrens' folksong, sung while skipping rope. Performed by students at the San Carlos Institute, a grammar school in Key West owned and operated by the Cuban government, with classes taught in both English and Spanish. Performance Note: "El patio de ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Unidentified Schoolchildren
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-22
  • Valse de Cadena and Entrega de novios (Chain Waltz and Delivery of the Newlyweds) [Audio]

    Valse de Cadena and Entrega de novios (Chain Waltz and Delive...

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Melody is a New Mexican adaptation of "Bring Back My Bonny to Me." Mr. Romero, age 50, was a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. Mr. Anaya, 39, and his daughter Ernestina, 18, both play by ear. Mr. Anaya learned to play the violin by himself and he in ...

    • Contributor: Romero, Alfredo - Vocal - Anaya, Nieves - Violin - Anaya, Ernestina (Daughter of Nieves) - Garcia, Pedro - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Hethu'shka Song

    Hethu'shka Song

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Host Drum
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Chairman Blackbird Thanks Library of Congress

    Chairman Blackbird Thanks Library of Congress

    • Contributor: Blackbird, Elmer - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Emcee Thanks the Dancers and Talks about the Traditional War Dance

    Emcee Thanks the Dancers and Talks about the Traditional War ...

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Captain's Mule (Part 1 of 2)

    Captain's Mule (Part 1 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 33 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A mule-skinning song sung in the hard roads camp. It would be sung during the day, to give the muleskinners more energy. The singer, age 30, learned it while working as a waterboy (aged 15-16) in middle Florida. He was born in Georgia and reared ...

    • Contributor: Hazelhurst, Harold - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • We Hab a Jest Gawd

    We Hab a Jest Gawd

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 48 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Mrs. Isabel Barnwell, age 85, was raised on Nueva Esperanza (New Hope) Plantation in Nassau County, Florida. Performance Note: "We Hab a Jest Gawd" (vocals) performed by Isabel Barnwell at Home of Mrs. Isabel Barnwell, Jacksonville, Florida, on August 14, 1939. Sound Recording (Form). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Barnwell, Isabel - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-14
  • Duermate mi niño

    Duermate mi niño

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 34 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A lullaby sung by Zenaida Beuron, age 28, who was born in Tampa. 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: Beuron, Zenaida - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-23
  • Contest Song

    Contest Song

    • Contributor: Tai Piah Singers - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Commentary on Hethu'shka Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0401)

    Commentary on Hethu'shka Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0401)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Emcee Calls Junior Boy Traditional Dancers and Men Judges

    Emcee Calls Junior Boy Traditional Dancers and Men Judges

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Wax Cylinder Hethu'shka Song - 1983 Pow-Wow

    Wax Cylinder Hethu'shka Song - 1983 Pow-Wow

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Emcee Talks About Upcoming Paul Brill Special

    Emcee Talks About Upcoming Paul Brill Special

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Women's Traditional Buckskin Dance Contest Song ("Another tribe is standing there.")

    Women's Traditional Buckskin Dance Contest Song ("Another tri...

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • [Walking in My Sleep]

    [Walking in My Sleep]

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

    Chiquitin

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 36 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A song that originated in Cuba, with an explanation of the song in Spanish. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Valdez, Amado - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-27
  • Décima de Ausencia (Décima of Absence) [Audio]

    Décima de Ausencia (Décima of Absence) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Adolfo Chavez, 65, is the brother of Adelaido Chavez and a resident of Romeo, Colorado. Transcription: Y al despedirme de ti/no tuve yo vocación,/quiso el cielo que volviera/a darte satisfacción./Me fui con el alma partida/y el corazón traspasado,/me fui con aquel cuidado/que no te avisé, mi vida./Fue tan pronto ...

    • Contributor: Chavez, Adolfo - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04