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  • If I Had My Way I'd Tear the Building Down

    Field Recordings. Gospel Music. Spirituals (Songs). Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | The performers of this song are identified by Bruce Nemerov as the ...

    Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Heavenly Gate Quartet - [Spiritual Four] Quartet - Work, John
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - John Work Collection of Negro Folk Music from the Southeast - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - Song of America - The Fort Valley State College Folk Festival Collection - Ftvbib
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1941

  • Cantemos con dulce acento (Let Us Sing with Sweet Accent) [Audio]

    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 ...

    Contributor: Montoya, Luis - Vocal
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - The Juan B. Rael Collection
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-08-09

  • Railroad Song

    Field Recordings. Blues (Music). Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Gus Gibson, vocals, guitar. (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a ...

    Contributor: Gibson, Gus - Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Guitar - Work, John
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - John Work Collection of Negro Folk Music from the Southeast - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - Song of America - The Fort Valley State College Folk Festival Collection - Ftvbib
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1941

  • Rye Whiskey

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Galeanaz Tourist Camp Performance Note: "Rye Whiskey" (vocals and guitar) performed at Galeanaz Tourist ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Goodwyn, Frank - Guitar
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-30

  • Ceily

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Play-Party Songs. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including song text handwritten by ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Wilson, Ruby
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-05-01

  • Dog Flea

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Children'S Songs. Ring Game Songs. Singing Game Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Mcdonald Family - McDonald, Aunt Mollie - McDonald, Joe - McDonald, Jim - McDonald, Jane
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-05-27

  • You Must Be Born Again

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, please refer to Section 19 of the ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Brown, John - Thomas, Lonnie - Howard, Willie - Perkins, Paul - Reid, Allen - Johnson, Dawson - Richardson, James
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-06-04

  • Christopher Columbo

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Humorous Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, please refer to Section 2 of the ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jones, John B.
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-09

  • There is a Boarding House

    Field Recordings. Music. Nursery Rhymes. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "American Mother Goose jingles" Venue: Room under ramp of storage garage Performance ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Wood, Ray
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-13

  • Field Hollers

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Field Hollers. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Stegall, Lonnie "Stick Horse
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-05-21

  • Clever Glenn Carver

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Sentimental Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, please refer to Section 19 of the ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Reid, Allen - Guitar
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-06-03

  • Pipi Sigallo

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 2 minutes, 16 seconds A children's game, told by Mrs. Edith Kennedy, age 18, born of Cuban and Bahamian-American parentage ...

    Contributor: Kennedy, Edith - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-26

  • [Corrido de los rangers]

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Henry Krausse Performance Note: "Corrido de los rangers" performed by Mrs. Henry ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Krausse, Mrs. Henry - Krausse, Henry, Mrs
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-28

  • [Recital]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 38 seconds Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. The sound quality of this recording is poor. ...

    Contributor: Unidentified Child - Filareton, John
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-05-12

  • Southern Rag

    Field Recordings. Ragtime Music. Blues (Music). Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | The Fort Valley State College publication, The Peachite, notes "Sanders and Duffy, ...

    Contributor: Sneed, James - Duffy, J. F. - James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade - Sanders, Alvin - Vocal and Washboard - Duffy, J.F. - Guitar - Sander, Alvin - James, Willis Laurence - Jones, Lewis
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Lewis Jones and Willis James Recordings at Fort Valley State College - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - Song of America - The Fort Valley State College Folk Festival Collection - Ftvbib
    Original Format: Audio Recordings

  • Julie

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Play-Party Songs. Singing Game Songs. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jones, Willie Mae - Group of Children from Liberty High School
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-05-16

  • [El toro moro]

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Corridos. Ballads. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, please refer to Section 7 ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Goodwyn, Frank - Guitar
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-28

  • La chinaca

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Corridos. Ballads. Civil War Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | "Confederate song" For further information on this recording session, including a ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Longoria, Manuela
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-24

  • This is the Way You Build a Bridge

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Play-Party Songs. Singing Game Songs. Children'S Songs. Ring Game Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Reed, Clifford - Medlock, Johnny Mae - Tenor - Sanford, Annabelle - Brown, Lois
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-06-04

  • Pentozali

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 32 seconds A warlike dance originated in the Island of Crete, favorite among all Aegean and Mediterranean Islands, ...

    Contributor: Kaletizis, George - Lavouto - Peronis, Louis - Violin - Perris, Charylaos (Harry) - Santouri (Cymbal) - Kapsalos, Louis - Perris, Harris - Parris, Harry - Filareton, John
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-05-12