Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Her golden hair was hanging down her back

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, between 66 and 72 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Maud Foster, contralto; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., Jan. 30, 1896. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Preservation master. Washington, D.C. : Library ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - McGlennon, Felix - Foster, Maud - Macglennon, Felix (Author) - Foster, Maud (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1896-01-30
  • The greatest battle song of all

    Humorous Songs. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:58 | Vocal (Category). Female vocal solo, 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 only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Nora Bayes - Walter Rogers - Harry Ruby
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916-05-04
  • Shenandoah

    sound recording | Sung by Captain Richard Maitland at Sailor's Snug Harbor, Staten Island, NY. Recorded in 1939 by Alan Lomax for the Archive of Folksong. (General). Forms part of the Captain Richard Maitland Recordings of Sea Shanties. (Source). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Maitland, Captain Richard - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Dear old pal of mine

    sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:55 | Vocal (Category). Tenor vocal solo, 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 only. Downloading is not ...

    • Contributor: Victor - John McCormack - Josef Pasternack - Gitz Rice - Victor Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1918-05-01
  • Oh Susanna

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:02 | Instrumental with vocal refrain (Category). Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus (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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Billy Murray - Albert Campbell - John H. Meyer - Edward T. King - Charles Blamphin - James A. Bland - Stephen Collins Foster - Hugo Frey - Great White Way Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1923-06-22
  • Come Josephine, in my flying machine

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:29 | Vocal (Category). Female 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 - Fred Fisher - Victor Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1910-12-22
  • Roll On Buddy

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | First pubished on Library of Congress LP AFS L61 "Railroad Songs and Ballads," edited by Archie Green. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in New York, New York. (Venue). The singer is from Clay County, Kentucky. (Biographical). Recorded in 1939. (Date). Forms part of the Alan Lomax Recordings of Aunt Molly Jackson collection, part 1. (Source). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lomax, Alan - Jackson, Aunt Molly
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1968
  • Mr. Garfield

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Recording Project, 1949. (Source). First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assassination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in March 1949. (Date). Concerns the assassination of President Garfield in 1881. (Content). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1952
  • Sweetest story ever told

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 67.5 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Words and music by R.M. Stults. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of S.H. Dudley (baritone and mangager) inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Performed by the Haydn Quartet. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., date unknown. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Stults, R. M. - Dudley, S. H. - Haydn Quartet (Vocal Group) - Stults, R. M. (Author) - Haydn Quartet (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 189?---
  • Royal garden blues

    Ragtime, Jazz, And More, Blues. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:03 | Instrumental with vocal refrain (Category). Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (Description). Victor ledgers: "NOTE: 'Incidental vocal chorus by Al Bernard' to be printed on labels." Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Al Bernard - Clarence Williams - Spencer Williams - Original Dixieland Jazz Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921-05-25
  • California, here I come

    Musical Theater. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:56 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - George Price - Joseph Meyer - Al Jolson - The Manhattan Merrymakers
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1924-01-28
  • St. Louis blues

    Ragtime, Jazz, And More, Blues. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:15 | Instrumental with vocal refrain (Category). Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (Description). Also see B-25073. Victor ledgers: "NOTE: 'Incidental vocal chorus by Al Bernard' to be printed on labels." Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Al Bernard - W. C. Handy - Original Dixieland Jazz Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921-05-25
  • Song to Hawaii

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:09 | Vocal (Category). Female-male vocal duet, with ukulele and 2 guitars (Description). Victor ledgers do not identify the ukulele player. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Wright and Dietrich - Rene Dietrich - Horace Wright - Joseph D. Redding
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916-09-23
  • My Honolulu hula girl

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:50 | Vocal (Category). Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars and ukuleles (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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Wright and Dietrich - Rene Dietrich - Horace Wright - Sonny Cunha
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916-09-16
  • Never did the same thing twice

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, between 75.5 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Words and music by Felix McGlennon. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Quinn inscribed in zinc master. Production level cataloging. Dan W. Quinn, tenor; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., Mar. 31, 1898. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - McGlennon, Felix - Quinn, Dan W. - Macglennon, Felix (Author) - Quinn, Dan W. (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1898-03-31
  • Zolgotz

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Recording Project, 1949. (Source). First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assassination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in March 1949. (Date). The song describes the assasination of President William McKinley by Leon Czolgosz in September 1901. (Content). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1952
  • ' My Hawaiian maid' medley

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:04 | Vocal (Category). Female-male vocal duet, with ukulele and 2 guitars (Description). Victor ledgers do not identify the ukulele player. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Wright and Dietrich - Rene Dietrich - Horace Wright - Sonny Cunha
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916-09-23
  • How much I love you

    Classical Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 01:54 | Vocal (Category). Soprano vocal solo, with piano (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 - Johanna Gadski - Frank La Forge - H. H. A. Beach - Robert Browning
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1908-01-14
  • The man who fanned Casey

    Comedies, Monologues, Dialogues, And Recitations. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 04:08 | Spoken (Category). Recitation (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. Downloading is ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Sparkus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1909-05-07
  • Way out west in Kansas

    Humorous Songs. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:59 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal duet, 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 - Ed Smalle - Billy Murray - Nathaniel Shilkret - Carson Robison - International Novelty Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1924-08-25
  • Rock of ages

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 67 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Music by Thomas Hastings; words by Augustus Toplady. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Campbell inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Albert C. Campbell, tenor ; piano accompaniment. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., date unknown. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Hastings, Thomas - Toplady, Augustus - Campbell, Albert - Hastings, Thomas (Author) - Campbell, Albert C. (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 189?---
  • He shall feed his flock

    Opera. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:14 | Vocal (Category). Soprano vocal solo, with piano (Description). As noted by Fagan and Moran in EDVR vol. 2, this recording session was significant historically because of Emma Juch's appearance in the recording studio, ten years after her retirement, along with piano accompanist Isidore Luckstone. This recording is protected by state copyright laws ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Emma Juch - Isidore Luckstone - George Frideric Handel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1904-05-07
  • Hail to the chief

    Musical Theater, Classical Music. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 03:26 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal quartet, with bagpipes (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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Victor Male Quartet - Harry Macdonough - Lambert Murphy - Reinald Werrenrath - William F. Hooley - James Sanderson - Sir Walter Scott
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1915-06-14
  • Wreck of the old 97

    Traditional/Country. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:07 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with harmonica and guitar (Description). Unknown performer does train whistle effects. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Vernon Dalhart
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1924-08-13
  • Casey at the bat

    Comedies, Descriptive Specialties. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 04:36 | Spoken (Category). Recitation (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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Ernest Lawrence Thayer
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1909-06-16