• Till I Die

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Wade "Monkey" Bolden Performer referred to elsewhere as Wallace "Stavin Chains" Chains, Wallace "Jay Bird " Chain, or Wallace "Big Stavin Chain" Performer referred to elsewhere as Sylvester "Little Stavin' Chain" Jones or Sylvester "Texas Stavin Chain" Jones Venue: Ramsey State Farm, ...

    • Contributor: Bolden, Brant - Jones, Sylvester - Ramsey, George - Harrison, W. S., "Jay Bird - Chains, Wallace - Christopher, Columbus - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Chains, Wallace "Stavin' Chains - Harrison, W.S. "Jaybird - Jones, Sylvester "Texas Stavin' Chain - Bolden, Wade "Monkey
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Announcement

    Field Recordings. Music. Announcements. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: López's Cash Store Performance Note: "Announcement" (spoken) performed at López's Cash Store, Sarita, Texas, on April 29, 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: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [López, Homero]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-29
  • Track-callin'

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "Track-callin'" performed by Henry Truvillion (vocals) at his farmhouse, between Newton and Burkeville, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc ...

    • Contributor: Truvillion, Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Los florones de la mano

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Group of girls from Blalack School Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "Los florones de la mano" performed by Unidentified girls (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 ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Girls - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Girls from Blalock School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • The Buffalo Skinners

    Field Recordings. Music. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performance Note: "The Buffalo Skinners" performed by John A. (John Avery) Lomax (vocals) in Houston, Texas, on April 10, 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: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Lomax, John A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-10
  • Communion Hymn

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. Hymns. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "spiritual; lined hymn" Performer referred to elsewhere as William Gant Venue: Home of Ben Robertson Performance Note: "Communion Hymn" performed by Brady Walker, Thomas Trimmer, William Grant, Mary Lee, and Phil Butler (vocals) at home of Ben Robertson, Clemson, South Carolina, on June ...

    • Contributor: Butler, Phil - Walker, Brady - Grant, William - Trimmer, Thomas - Lee, Mary - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-10
  • 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
  • My Lord, What a Mornin'

    Field Recordings. Music. Hymns. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Anna Cason New Zion Baptist Church congregation Venue: Little Hope School House Performance Note: "My Lord, What a Mornin'" performed by Anna F. Coson and unidentified singers (vocals) at Little Hope School House, near Clemson, South Carolina, on June 11, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Singers - Coson, Anna F. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - New Zion Baptist Church Congregation
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • Levee Holler

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "levee holler" Venue: Outside of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Levee Holler" performed by Enoch Brown (vocals) at Outside of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 27, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Enoch - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Two White Horses Standin' in Line

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "funeral song" Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "Two White Horses Standin' in Line" (vocals and guitar) performed 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 ...

    • Contributor: Casey, Smith - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-15
  • Turkey Run Away

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S 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: "Turkey Run Away" 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, 1939. In ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Performer referred to elsewhere as Mrs. Minnie Floyd or Mrs. Emma Floyd Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Hard Times, Boys" performed by Minnie Floyd (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on June ...

    • Contributor: Floyd, Minnie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Floyd, Mrs. Minnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • One Morning Soon

    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: "One Morning Soon" performed by Sims Tartt, Bettie Atmore, Mandy Tartt (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 30, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Tartt, Mandy - Atmore, Bettie - Tartt, Sims - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Atmore, Betty
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • Mr. Riley Miller

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "bad man or hero ballad" Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "Mr. Riley Miller" performed by Henry Truvillion (vocals) at his farmhouse, between Newton and Burkeville, Texas, on May 18, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern ...

    • Contributor: Truvillion, Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-18
  • Long Freight Train Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: State Penitentiary ("The Walls") Performance Note: "Long Freight Train Blues" performed by Richard L. Lewis and Wilbert Gilliam (vocals and guitar) at State Penitentiary ("The Walls"), Huntsville, Texas, on May 11, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Lewis, Richard L. - Gilliam, Wilbert - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-11
  • Los patitos

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Los patitos" performed by Margaret Moye, Carmen Taffinder Moye, and Jimmie Moye (vocals) at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 1, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Moye, Carmen Taffinder - Moye, Margaret - Moye, Jimmie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Moye, Mrs. Carmen Taffinder
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • You Gots to Move

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "You Gots to Move" 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 John ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Miss. State Farm Venue: State Penitentiary, Camp #10 Performance Note: "Lighthouse Blues" performed by Roger "Burn Down" Garnett (vocals and guitar) at State Penitentiary, Camp #10, Parchman, Mississippi, on May 23, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern ...

    • Contributor: Garnett, Roger "Burn Down - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-23
  • Ceily

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. 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: "Ceily" performed by Ruby Wilson (vocals) under grandstand of college stadium, A.& I. College, Kingsville, Texas, on May 1, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Ruby - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • Irish Trot

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. 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: "Irish Trot" performed by Ruby Wilson (vocals) under grandstand of college stadium, A.& I. College, Kingsville, Texas, on May 1, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Ruby - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • Old Marse John

    Field Recordings. Music. Field Hollers. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "old slave songs" Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Old Marse John" performed by Jeff Horton (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 29, 1939. In English. (Language). ...

    • Contributor: Horton, Jeff - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • This is the Way You Build a Bridge

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Performer referred to elsewhere as Clifford Reid Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "This is the Way You Build a Bridge" performed by Annabelle Sanford, Lois Brown, and Clifford Reed (vocals) at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 4, ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Clifford - Brown, Lois - Sanford, Annabelle - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Medlock, Johnny Mae - Tenor
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Vela por tu amante, vela

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Drama. Religious Songs. Folk Drama. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Sugarland Venue: López Family home Performance Note: "Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Vela por tu amante, vela" performed by Eulalia Martínez and Cleofé López (vocals) at López family home, Sugar Land, Texas, on ...

    • Contributor: López, Cleof - Martínez, Eulalia - López, Gonzalo - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Rafaela - López, Paula - López, Genoveva - López, Jos
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Jesse James

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as E. C. Briggs, Henry Briggs, Henry E. Briggs, or H. C. Briggs Venue: Home of Beal D. Taylor Performance Note: "Jesse James" performed by E. A. Briggs (vocals) at home of Beal D. Taylor, near Medina, Texas, on May 5, 1939. In English. ...

    • Contributor: Briggs, E. A. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Briggs, E.A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-05
  • Old Aunt Dinah

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. Children'S 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: "Old Aunt Dinah" 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, Edward - Owens Quartet - Owens, Cecil - Owens, Robert - Owens, Martha - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-10