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  • Skördemannen

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:59 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording is ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Gustaf Holmquist - Nathaniel Shilkret - J. Fogelberg
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921-05-09
  • A jeg ad halda afram lengra = The Discouraged poet

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "'He went from Iceland to Greenland in 1837 and was disgusted with his poems on the subject of the war between Lombardy and Rome.'" John Olafson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California ...

    • Contributor: Olafson, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Viglunder (Ryma #1)

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Oddrun Sigurasson, 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). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Oddrun ...

    • Contributor: Sigurasson, Oddrun - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Tateniu mameniu

    Musical Theater, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:16 | Vocal (Category). Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Anna Hoffman - Joseph Feldman - Nathaniel Shilkret - Joseph Rumshinsky
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1923-10-24
  • Commentary on General Dancing Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0520)

    • Contributor: McIntyre, Laurel - Jabbour, Alan - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Commentary on Little Boys' Fancy Dance Contest Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0483)

    • Contributor: White, Rufus - McIntyre, Laurel - Jabbour, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • First comes your duty to your flag

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:56 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with bugle calls (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. ...

    • Contributor: Victor - S. H. Dudley - Harry Von Tilzer
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1901-11-29
  • The Route

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

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Sung through a haze due to much gin, but the ghost of a song is there." Dust jacket notes: Poor recording -- noisy motor." Ozzie Waters, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on ...

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

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 03:48 | Instrumental (Category). Band (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording is required in order to ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Patrick Conway - Don Richardson - Karl Krefert - Conway's Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1915-09-20
  • The Lowlands low

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: AFS 4194 A2 is a recording of a fragment (2 verses) of the "The Lowlands low;" AFS 4194 A3 repeats this, with a different refrain as sung by Warde Ford's Uncle Rob Walker. Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • He'dewachi Prayer Sung As Two Bearers Hold Up the Sacred Pipes

    • Contributor: La Flesche, Francis - Merrick, Joseph (Gion'Zethinge) (None to Teach Him) - Miller, George (Inke'Tonga) (Big Shoulder) - Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1895-09-00
  • Brother Low-down and Sister Doo-dad

    • Contributor: Pittman, Sampson
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Emcee Calls Tiny Tot Shawl Dancers

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Come by Here

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Cylinder recording. Some scratchy sounds. (Source Note). Forms part of the Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Recordings Collection. (Source). Recorded in 1926. (Date). This is the first known recording of "Come by Here," a song that came to be known as "Kumbayah." (Content). Sung in "Gullah," or Sea Islands Creole Dialect. (Content). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Gordon, Robert Winslow - Wylie, H.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Escuchen atentos (Listen, Attentive Children) [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 Collector's notes: This alabado reviews, in dialogue form, the history of the Passion, with special emphasis on the sufferings of the Virgin. Transcription: -Escuchen atentos,/hijos de mi amor,/las lamentaciones/de mi gran dolor./Mi Jesús ha muerto,/mi ...

    • Contributor: Cantú, José Ignacio - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-07
  • Emcee Calls Tiny Tot Traditional Dancers

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Barefooted in front and no shoes on behind

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September 3, 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 Warde, Pat, and Bogue ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • The Cumberland's crew

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Civil War ballad about naval battle when the Virginia sank the Cumberland, March 8, 1962. George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on December 7, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading ...

    • Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • 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
  • Wax Cylinder Hethu'shka Song - 1983 Pow-Wow

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Miller, George (Inke'Tonga) (Big Shoulder) - Unidentified Woman - Merrick, Joseph
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Where the oceans meet in Panama (that' Where the oceans meet in Panama (thats where I'll meet you)

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:13 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Handwritten note in EDVR ms. reads: "Was 17653 but that no. used for Canada." Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Irving Kaufman - Ted Levy - Harry Jentes
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1914-09-04
  • Babes in Toyland medley

    Musical Theater. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:36 | Instrumental (Category). Banjo duet, with piano (Description). Medley content supplied by W. Bryant. Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Victor Herbert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1904-04-07
  • WPA announcement and comments about the Ford family recorded in California and in Wisconsin

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Opens with Sidney Robertson Cowell announcement about the Northern California WPA [Work Projects Administration] recordings. She then comments on the Ford family members (Warde, Pat, Bogue, Arthur and their uncle Rob Walker, who she first recorded for the Resettlement Administration in Wisconsin, and Warde, Bogue, and ...

    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • White Holland handkerchief, cont.; Drunkard's dream

    • Contributor: Green, John W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-29