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  • Around the World on Twenty-Five Cents

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 46 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A tall tale told by Cull Stacey, a 56-year-old turpentine worker originally from ...

    • Contributor: Stacey, Cull - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • Sailor's alphabet

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "With other friends on chorus." Dust jacket notes: "Dull stylus." Dust ...

    • Contributor: Leighton Robinson with Friends - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Robinson, Leighton - McKenzie, Leighton - Barr, Alex - Brodeur, Arthur - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • A - roodle - tum - toodle - tum - too

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "First heard by Cappy [Captain] Robinson ...

    • Contributor: Leighton Robinson with Family and Friends - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Robinson, Leighton - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Suzanne

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Liberty Hill Group of children from Liberty High School Venue: Liberty ...

    • Contributor: Hunter, Bessie Helen - Unidentified Children - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Children from Liberty High School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Israelites Shoutin' in Heaven

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "Israelites Shoutin' in Heaven" performed by Henry Truvillion ...

    • Contributor: Truvillion, Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • When Sweet Marie Was Sweet Sixteen

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry - Ball, Ernest R. - Moore, Raymon
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • Fado accompaniment played on 8-string mandolin

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Includes tuning of 8-string mandolin. Alberto Mendes, mandolin. (Performers). Recorded by ...

    • Contributor: Mendes, Alberto - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Influenza

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. Disaster Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "Influenza" (vocals and guitar) performed at Clemens State ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, Ace - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-15
  • The Mocking Bird

    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: "The ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "The Mighty Rider" performed by Henry Truvillion (vocals) ...

    • Contributor: Truvillion, Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [Lomax, Ruby T. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • All You Rounders Better Lie Down

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 54 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Fred Lee Fox, a 20-year-old turpentine worker born in Georgia, learned this song ...

    • Contributor: Fox, Fred Lee - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • Arkansas Traveler

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Here Comes Uncle Jesse

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Weirgate Performer referred to elsewhere as Otto Brails Ford Group of ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Ford, Ottie Brails - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Children from Wiergate High School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Morena

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Unidentified musicians playing violin, guitar, and two mandolins. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell ...

    • Contributor: Julio Gomez' Orchestra - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Mountains of Erzeroum

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Joe Bedrosian, zurna. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April ...

    • Contributor: Bedrosian, Joe - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Guabina Translation

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 41 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The song that you have just heard Carlos Pous sing, it's sort of ...

    • Contributor: Halpert, Herbert - Pages, Art
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-21
  • Italian [fragment]

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "Fragment of song." Louis Brangone, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney ...

    • Contributor: Brangone, Louis - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Nobody's Fault But Mine

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Johnson Baptist Church Johnson Place Baptist Church Congregation Venue: Johnson Place ...

    • Contributor: Williams, Simon - Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Johnson Place Baptist Church Congregation
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-28
  • Oh Ye Prodigal Son

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Performer referred to elsewhere as Willie ...

    • Contributor: Howard, Willie - Brown, Joe - Perkins, Paul - Richardson, James - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-02
  • Personal greetings from Harry Hansen to Pat and Bogue Ford

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Personal letter from the chief cook, ...

    • Contributor: Hansen, Harry - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Ford, Bogue - Ford, Pat - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939