Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Segeny Magyar hazam = Poor old Hungary

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "The emigrant looks back at Hungary's troubles since the Partition. A 'contemporary song'." Mary Gaidos, Julia Reha, Elizabeth Jelenfy, Mary Drasky, Rosa Nimerfroh, Mr. Jelenfy, and Mr. Nimerfroh, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, ...

    • Contributor: Mary Gaidos and Friends - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Gaidos, Mary - Reha, Julia - Jelenfy, Elizabeth - Drasky, Mary - Nimerfroh, Rosa - Jelenfy (Mr) - Nimerfroh (Mr) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Cotton Picker's Song, The

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Stalcup, Lloyd
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-03
  • There's Nothing Like A Song

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Arkansas Playboys
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-07
  • Girl I Left Behind Me

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - King Family
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-09-02
  • Dalmatian dance #2, a Dalmatian kolo

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "Played by Mr. Botica on lirica (liritza), a 3-stringed bowed lyre, also home made." John Botica, lirica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Mountain View, California on May 26, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. ...

    • Contributor: Botica, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Frog He Would A-Courting Go

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Huber, Ruth - Watson, Mrs
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-12
  • Little Oney

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Spainhard, Rosetta
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-26
  • Jackrabbit Blues

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Bryant, Jack
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-17
  • Little Joe the Wrangler

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Sullivan, Mary
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Santa Lucia

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Not the familiar one -- probably a popular song of 25 years ago." Mario Olmeda, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on February 13, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Olmeda, Mario - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Pearl Bryant

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Judd, Lois
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-01
  • Ru - chu - chu

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Well-known. Sung by Mrs. Avila's children's chorus for the Portuguese minister to Washington -- sung at his request since he knew it as a child." Alice Lemos Avila, vocals and English guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell ...

    • Contributor: Avila, Alice Lemos - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Minha mai = My mother

    sound recording | on 4 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Tests -- A composition by Mrs. Avila for Mother's Day." Alice Lemos Avila, vocals; Frank Cunha, mandolin; Joachim Flores, guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on April 12, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in ...

    • Contributor: Alice Lemos Avila, Frank Cunha, and Joachim Flores - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Avila, Alice Lemos - Cunha, Frank - Flores, Joaquim - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Si me dan pasteles an aguinaldo = If you give me pasteles

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Aguinaldo, a Christmas song from Viequies, P.R. [Vieques Island, Puerto Rico]." Dust jacket notes: AFS 3866 A3 repeats AFS 3866 A2. Letter from performer dated November 27, 1995: "Pasteles are made of green bananas and other vegetables and ...

    • Contributor: Calderon, Aurora - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Son soldato fanteria = The Ghost soldier

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "A Bersaglieri marching song." Giuseppe Russo, vocals and piano. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pittsburg, California on March 29, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In ...

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

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: Yucca is a Spanish California dance form, a schottisches, sung here without words and played on the guitar by Lottie Espinosa. Lottie Espinosa, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pacific Grove, California on May ...

    • Contributor: Espinosa, Lottie - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Tuning of viola d'arame

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Alberto Mendes, viola d'arame. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on February 11, 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 Alberto Mendes, Manuel Lemos, and ...

    • Contributor: Mendes, Alberto - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Tuning of violin [as a kemanche]

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Jack Aslanian, violin. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 23, 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 Aslanian's Armenian Orchestra performing Armenian and ...

    • Contributor: Aslanian, Jack - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Que ingrata = The Ungrateful sweetheart

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "'She didn't have no heart for him,' explained Tommy de Soto." Jessie de Soto, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on August 14, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • An am eiridh sa hmadainn = When he got up in the Nova Scotia morning

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Mrs. MacPhee says this sounds like South Uist Gaelic." Mary A. McDonald, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on April 11, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading ...

    • Contributor: McDonald, Mary A. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Old Apple Tree in the Orchard, The

    • Contributor: Elliot, Ruth - Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-28
  • Tu ya no me quieres = You don't love me any more

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Sung by Hilda Duarte Brown, accompanied on Hawaiian guitar by Walter Sebree from Idaho. Mrs. Brown had a bad cold." Hilda Duarte Brown, vocals; Walter Sebree, Hawaiian guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Monterey, California on ...

    • Contributor: Hilda Duarte Brown and Walter Sebree - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Brown, Hilda Duarte - Sebree, Walter - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Oszi rozsa = Chrysanthemums

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Buzzing noise at beginning of track. Mary Gaidos, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on January 3, 1940. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Hungarian. (Language). Forms part ...

    • Contributor: Gaidos, Mary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940
  • El perjurio = Perjury

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Learned from his mother [Maria Garcia] when he was a little boy." Johnnie Garcia, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Monterey, California on January 18, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, ...

    • Contributor: Garcia, Johnnie - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Bagpipes [misnice] solo

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: "Hum." Peter Boro, misnice. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Mateo, California on December 20, 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 ...

    • Contributor: Boro, Peter - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939