• Three Gold Lilies

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "ring game; 2 rings moving in opposite directions" Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Three Gold Lilies" performed by Sims Tartt, Mandy Tartt, Bettie Atmore (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, ...

    • Contributor: Tartt, Sims - Tartt, Mandy - Atmore, Bettie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Atmore, Betty
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • Satan Lost de Fadder's Key

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Collector's genre note: "play-party song used as spiritual" Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Satan Lost de Fadder's Key" performed by Annie Holmes (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on June 8, ...

    • Contributor: Holmes, Annie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Walking in My Sleep

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "Walking in My Sleep" (vocals, fiddle and guitar) performed at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 4, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording ...

    • Contributor: Perry, Fred - Carver, Glenn - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Fiddle - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Hesitating Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "Hesitating Blues" (vocals and guitar) performed at Clemens State Farm, Brazoria, Texas, on April 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Casey, Smith - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • Ox-driving Song

    Field Recordings. Music. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as H. R. Weaver Venue: Home of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "Ox-driving Song" performed by Herman R. Weaver (vocals) at home of H.R. Weaver, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 17, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern ...

    • Contributor: Weaver, Herman R. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Weaver, Herman R. "H.R.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-17
  • Jump Josie

    Field Recordings. Music. Nursery Rhymes. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "American Mother Goose jingles" Venue: Room under ramp of storage garage Performance Note: "Jump Josie" performed by Ray Wood (vocals) in room under ramp of storage garage, Houston, Texas, on April 13, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and ...

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-13
  • Billy Boy

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Beal D. Taylor Performance Note: "Billy Boy" performed by Mrs. N. V. Braley and Loretta Taylor (vocals) at home of Beal D. Taylor, near Medina, Texas, on May 5, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording ...

    • Contributor: Braley, N. V., Mrs - Taylor, Loretta - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Braley, Mrs. N.V.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-05
  • Steal Liza Jane

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Performer referred to elsewhere as John MacMedlock Performer referred to elsewhere as Gussie Slayter Venue: State Farm, Women's Dormitory Performance Note: "Steal Liza Jane" performed by Ruth Hines, Gussie Slater and Johnny Mae Medlock (vocals with clapping) at State Farm, ...

    • Contributor: Hines, Ruth - Slater, Gussie - Medlock, Johnny Mae - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Shorty George

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "Shorty George" (vocals and guitar) performed at Clemens State Farm, Brazoria, Texas, on April 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Casey, Smith - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • Diamond Joe

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. Field Hollers. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Charlie "Big Charlie" Butler or Charlie "Big Charley" Butler Venue: State Penitentiary, Camp #1; Stockade Hall Performance Note: "Diamond Joe" performed by Charlie Butler (vocals) at State Penitentiary, Camp #1; Stockade Hall, Parchman, Mississippi, on May 24, 1939. In English. ...

    • Contributor: Butler, Charlie, 1896 - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Butler, Charlie "Big Charlie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-24
  • Ride On, King Jesus

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Eugene Blocker Performer referred to elsewhere as Wm. Bowen Performer referred to elsewhere as Terrell Corley Venue: State Penitentiary ("The Walls") Performance Note: "Ride On, King Jesus" performed by Eugene Blacker, Alvin Brown, Terrell Conley and William Brown (vocals) at State Penitentiary ...

    • Contributor: Blacker, Eugene - Conley, Terrell - Brown, Alvin - Brown, William - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-13
  • El toro moro

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Galeanaz Tourist Camp Performance Note: "El toro moro" (vocals and guitar) performed at Galeanaz Tourist Camp, Falfurrias, Texas, on April 28, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc ...

    • Contributor: Goodwyn, Frank - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28
  • Turkey in the Straw

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Earl Newcomer Venue: Ranch home of Elmo Newcomer Performance Note: "Turkey in the Straw" performed by Elmo Newcomer and Bill Newcomer (vocals with fiddle and banjo) at his ranch home, near Pipe Creek, Texas, on May 3, 1939. In English. ...

    • Contributor: Newcomer, Elmo - Newcomer, Bill - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Fiddle - Banjo - [Lomax, Ruby T. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-03
  • I Got a Home in New Orleans

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "I Got a Home in New Orleans" performed by Clyde Hill (vocals) at Clemens State Farm, Brazoria, Texas, on April 15, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Hill, Clyde - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-15
  • I Lef' My Home a-prayin'

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "I Lef' My Home a-prayin'" performed by Ed Jones (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 30, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Ed - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • A la mar fueron mis ojos

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Love Songs. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "A la mar fueron mis ojos" performed by Maria Rodriguez (vocals) at Blalack School, near Brownsville, Texas, on April 27, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). ...

    • Contributor: Rodriguez, Maria - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Bandolero

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as now Texas A&M University-Kingsville Venue: Under grandstand of college stadium, A.& I. College Performance Note: "Bandolero" performed by Valdemar Acuna, Leonaldo Hernandez (vocals and guitars) under grandstand of college stadium, A.& I. College, Kingsville, Texas, on May 1, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also ...

    • Contributor: Acuna, Valdemar - Hernandez, Leonaldo - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • Molly-coddle

    Field Recordings. Music. Humorous Songs. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Group of girls Venue: Merryville High School Performance Note: "Molly-coddle" performed by Unidentified girls (vocals) at Merryville High School, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 18, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Girls - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Girls
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-18
  • 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 Note: "There is a Boarding House" performed by Ray Wood (vocals) in room under ramp of storage garage, Houston, Texas, on April 13, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-13
  • Mabel

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. Dance Music. Schottisches. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "Schottische fiddle tune with words" Performer referred to elsewhere as Earl Newcomer Venue: Ranch home of Elmo Newcomer Performance Note: "Mabel" performed by Elmo Newcomer (vocals and fiddle) at his ranch home, near Pipe Creek, Texas, on May 3, 1939. In ...

    • Contributor: Newcomer, Elmo - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Fiddle
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-03
  • Go Tell Aunt Patsy

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Lullabies. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Venue: [Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler] Performance Note: "Go Tell Aunt Patsy" performed by Annie Holmes (vocals) at [Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler], [Murrells Inlet], [South Carolina], on June 8, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Holmes, Annie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [Holmes, Annie]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Black Mare

    Field Recordings. Music. Humorous Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Performer referred to elsewhere as Angie Mae Williams Venue: Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp Performance Note: "Black Mare" performed by Angie May Williams (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 21, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Williams, Angie May - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Corrido villésta de la toma de Matamoros

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of J.K. Wells Performance Note: "Corrido villésta de la toma de Matamoros" (vocals) performed at home of J.K. Wells, Brownsville, Texas, on April 26, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: Suarez, José - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-26
  • Calling Chickens

    Field Recordings. Music. Animal Calls. Animal Calls. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Georgia Ann Griffin Venue: Home of Mrs. G.A. Griffin Performance Note: "Calling Chickens" performed by Mrs. G. A. Griffin (vocals) at home of Mrs. G.A. Griffin, Newberry, Florida, on June 1, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Griffin, G. A., Mrs - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Griffin, Mrs. G.A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-01
  • Stop an' Take a Ride

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Edmund or Edmond Owens Venue: Home of Ben Robertson Performance Note: "Stop an' Take a Ride" performed by the Owens Quartet (Cecil Owens, Robert Owens, Martha Owens, and Edward Owens) (vocals) at home of Ben Robertson, Clemson, South Carolina, on June 10, ...

    • Contributor: Owens, Cecil - Owens, Martha - Owens Quartet - Owens, Edward - Owens, Robert - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-10