Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Shine On

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Goree State Farm Performance Note: "Shine On" performed by Doris McMurray (vocals) at Goree State Farm, near Huntsville, Texas, on May 14, 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: McMurray, Doris - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-14
  • Itisket-Itasket

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: drop-the-handkerchief game Location also known as Liberty Hill Group of girls from Liberty High School Venue: Liberty High School Performance Note: "Itisket-Itasket" performed by Ella McBrise and unidentified girls (vocals) at Liberty High School, near Newton, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). ...

    • Contributor: McBrise, Ella - Unidentified Girls - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Girls from Liberty High School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • El tullido pequeño

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "ballad used to sing children to sleep" Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "El tullido pequeño" (vocals) performed at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also ...

    • Contributor: Salazar, Isabella - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Señora Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Children of America

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Patriotic Songs. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "patriotic song" Children of Blalack School Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "Children of America" performed by Unidentified children (vocals) at Blalack School, near Brownsville, Texas, on April 27, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Children of Blalock School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Miss Lucy Long

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Mrs. Kate W. Jones Performance Note: "Miss Lucy Long" performed by Kate W. Jones (vocals) at her home, 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 ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Kate W. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jones, Mrs. Kate W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-10
  • Tom and Jerry

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: State Penitentiary ("The Walls") Performance Note: "Tom and Jerry" performed by Pop Warner (fiddle) at State Penitentiary ("The Walls"), Huntsville, Texas, on May 13, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Warner, Pop - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-13
  • This Heart o' Mine

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Ramsey State Farm, Camp #4 Performance Note: "This Heart o' Mine" performed by James "Iron Head" Baker (vocals) at Ramsey State Farm, Camp #4, Otey, Texas, on April 23, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Baker, James "Iron Head" - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Baker, James (Iron Head)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • 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 Camp, Falfurrias, Texas, on April 30, 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: Goodwyn, Frank - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-30
  • Roll on the Ground

    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: "Roll on the Ground" 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
  • Calling Farm Animals

    Field Recordings. Music. Animal Calls. Animal Calls. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Billings Tourist Camp Performance Note: "Calling Farm Animals" performed by Charles Eckhardt (calls and horn) at Billings Tourist Camp, Bandera, Texas, on May 4, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Eckhardt, Charles - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Horn - [Lomax, Ruby T. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-04
  • Ain' No More Cane on the Brazos

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Rev. Mose Platt, Rev. Mose "Wyandotte" Platt, Rev. Mose "Winedot" Platt, or Rev. Mose W. W. Wyandotte" Platt Venue: Hotel Blazilmar Performance Note: "Ain' No More Cane on the Brazos" performed by Mose "Clear Rock" Platt (vocals) at Hotel Blazilmar, Taylor, Texas, ...

    • Contributor: Platt, Mose "Clear Rock" - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Platt, Rev. Mose "Clear Rock"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-10
  • Zebra Dun

    Field Recordings. Music. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Galeanaz Tourist Camp Performance Note: "Zebra Dun" (vocals and guitar) performed at Galeanaz Tourist Camp, Falfurrias, Texas, on April 28, 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: Goodwyn, Frank - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28
  • Old Hannah

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Group of convicts Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "Old Hannah" performed by Tommy Woods and unidentified performers (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 ...

    • Contributor: Woods, Tommy - Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Convicts
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-15
  • 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
  • Ella Speed

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Wallace "Stavin Chains" Chains, Wallace "Jay Bird " Chain, or Wallace "Big Stavin Chain" Venue: Ramsey State Farm, Camp #4 Performance Note: "Ella Speed" performed by Wallace Chains (vocals and guitar) at Ramsey State Farm, Camp #4, Otey, Texas, on April 23, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Chains, Wallace - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Chains, Wallace "Stavin' Chains" - Jones, Sylvester "Texas Stavin' Chain" - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • 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
  • Chinese Breakdown

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: López's Cash Store Performance Note: "Chinese Breakdown" (fiddle and guitar) 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: Salinas, Manuel - Goodwyn, Frank - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Fiddle - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-29
  • Two Babes in the Woods

    Field Recordings. Music. 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: "Two Babes in the Woods" performed by Olga Acevedo (vocals) under grandstand of college stadium, A.& I. College, Kingsville, Texas, on May 1, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Acevedo, Olga - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • Wake Me, Shake Me

    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: "Wake Me, Shake Me" 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
  • Los patos

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "ring game; played at night" Venue: Home of Manuela Longoria Performance Note: "Los patos" performed by Manuela Longoria (vocals) at home of Manuela Longoria, Brownsville, Texas, on April 25, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States ...

    • Contributor: Longoria, Manuela - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-25
  • Announcement

    Field Recordings. Music. Announcements. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Wm. A. Moye Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Announcement" performed by William A. Moye (spoken) at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Moye, William A. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Manuel le dice a Juanita

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "sentimental song" Children of Blalack School Performer referred to elsewhere as Atanacio Hernandez Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "Manuel le dice a Juanita" performed by Unidentified children, Atanviro Hernandez (vocals) at Blalack School, near Brownsville, Texas, on April 27, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Hernandez, Atanviro - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Children of Blalock School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Old Woman and Little Pig

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Judge & Mrs. Oscar Callaway; Callaway Ranch Performance Note: "Old Woman and Little Pig" performed by Shirley Lomax Duggan (vocals) at home of Judge & Mrs. Oscar Callaway; Callaway Ranch, near Comanche, Texas, on May 7, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Duggan, Shirley Lomax - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Mansell, Mrs. Shirley Lomax
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-07
  • The Dying Cowboy

    Field Recordings. Music. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Galeanaz Tourist Camp Performance Note: "The Dying Cowboy" (vocals and guitar) performed at Galeanaz Tourist Camp, Falfurrias, Texas, on April 28, 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: Goodwyn, Frank - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28
  • There Was a Country Blade

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. Humorous Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Mrs. Kate W. Jones Performance Note: "There Was a Country Blade" performed by John B. Jones (vocals) at her home, Houston, Texas, on April 10, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). ...

    • Contributor: Jones, John - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-10