• Marse Tommy's Son Comment

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 27 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Mrs. Isabel Barnwell, age 85, was raised on Nueva Esperanza (New Hope) Plantation in Nassau County, Florida. Performance Note: "Marse Tommy's Son Comment" (spoken) performed at Home of Mrs. Isabel Barnwell, Jacksonville, Florida, on August 14, 1939. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Barnwell, Isabel - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-14
  • Jubilee

    Field Recordings. Hymns. Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Sacred Harp Singers
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Once There Was a Little Kitty

    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: "Once There Was a Little Kitty" 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 ...

    • Contributor: Duggan, Shirley Lomax - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [Mansell, Mrs. Shirley Lomax]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-07
  • Motherless Children See a Hard Time

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Dock "Zebediah" Reed Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Motherless Children See a Hard Time" performed by Dock Reed and Vera Hall (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, ...

    • Contributor: Hall, Vera - Reed, Dock - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Arouser

    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: "Arouser" 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
  • Birmingham jail

    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: "Birmingham jail" 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
  • Your Mamma's a Lady

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Anna Cason Performer referred to elsewhere as Pearson or Polly Person Venue: Little Hope School House Performance Note: "Your Mamma's a Lady" performed by Anna F. Coson and Polly Pearson (vocals) at Little Hope School House, near Clemson, South Carolina, on ...

    • Contributor: Pearson, Polly - Coson, Anna F. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • Jail House Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #5; Stockade Performance Note: "Jail House Blues" performed by Walter J. R. "Snow" Jones (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #5; Stockade, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 20, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Walter J. R. "Snow - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jones, Walter J.R. "Snow
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-20
  • Oh Go 'Way, Devil, an' Leave Me 'Lone

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp Performance Note: "Oh Go 'Way, Devil, an' Leave Me 'Lone" performed by Frances Anderson (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 21, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Anderson, Frances - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • I'm in His Care

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 11 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | This is an old spiritual song sung by James Brown and Rufus Bland. Performance Note: "I'm in His Care" (vocals) performed by James Brown, Rufus Bland at Caruja Ranch, Kenansville, Florida, on July 1, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Brown, James - Bland, Rufus - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert - [Bland, Rufus]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-01
  • Mousmoulia (Part 1 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 53 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | John Castrounis will sing 'Mousmoulia,' a Greek love song." Mousmoulia is a kind of fruit tree. A fruit tree was planted in the man's yard to remind him of his lover so that he could sleep under its shade. Greeks, along with Italians and Minorcans, first ...

    • Contributor: Castrounis, John - Morris, Alton Chester - Corse, Carita Doggett - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-10-04
  • Ain't But Me One

    Field Recordings. Gospel Music. Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Fort Valley State College. Deacon Albert Johnson and Mixed Quartet of First Baptist Church, Byron, Ga., led by Mrs. Beatie Gay, unaccompanied vocals (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Lewis Wade - James, Willis - First Baptist Church (Byron, Ga.). Mixed Quartet - Gay, Beatie, Mrs
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Po' Sinner, Farewell

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "baptizing song" Performer referred to elsewhere as Dock "Zebediah" Reed Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Po' Sinner, Farewell" performed by Dock Reed and Vera Hall (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Dock - Hall, Vera - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • El remolino

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Dolores Royes Venue: Home of Henry Krausse Performance Note: "El remolino" performed by Dolores Reyes (vocals) at home of Henry Krausse, Brownsville, Texas, on April 28, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Reyes, Dolores - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28
  • [Betsy]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Bendita la ilusión - que lleva el hombre

    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: Bendita la ilusión - que lleva el hombre" performed by Cleofé López and Eulalia Martínez (vocals) at López family home, Sugar ...

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

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 33 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Greek-Arabian folksong. Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. Performance Note: "Misirlou" (vocals) performed by Mary Gianèskis at Tarpon Springs, Florida, on August 25, 1939. Performer referred to elsewhere as Mary Gianèskis, Mary Graneskis, or Mary Granèskis Sound Recording (Form). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Manticos, Mary G. - Morris, Alton Chester - Cook, Robert Harrison - Kennedy, Stetson - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Gianèskis, Mary - Granèskis, Mary
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-25
  • Sit Down

    • Contributor: Jackson, Deacon Sam - James, Willis - Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church (Peach County, Ga.). Choir
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-06-01
  • Roosevelt and Hitler, Part I

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Fort Valley State College. Buster Ezell is featured in photographs on page 4, 6, and 7 of the Fort Valley State College publication, The Peachite. The lyrics for his ballad, "Roosevelt and Hitler: Buster Ezell's War-time Song, or, Strange things Are Happenin' in the Land," appear ...

    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - Jones, Lewis Wade - James, Willis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Bottle Up and Go [false start]

    Field Recordings. Blues (Music). Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Buster Ezell, vocals and guitar (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - Work, John W. (John Wesley)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • [Rocky Mountain Goat]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • Hush Little Baby

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Collector's genre note: "'pat-the-baby' song" Venue: Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp Performance Note: "Hush Little Baby" performed by Bernice Haynes (vocals with humming and clapping) at Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp, near Varner, Arkansas, on May ...

    • Contributor: Haynes, Bernice - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Rye Whisky

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "fiddle tune with 'capers' - cries and hiccoughs - and words" Performer referred to elsewhere as Earl Newcomer Venue: Ranch home of Elmo Newcomer Performance Note: "Rye Whisky" performed by Elmo Newcomer (vocals and fiddle) at his ranch home, near Pipe Creek, Texas, on ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Gould, Arkansas Performer referred to elsewhere as Alf "Chicken" Valentine Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #9; Stockade Performance Note: "Alabama Bound" performed by Alf "Dad" Valentine (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #9; Stockade, near Arkansas City, Arkansas, on May 22, 1939. In English. (Language). ...

    • Contributor: Valentine, Alf "Dad - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-22
  • [Love Song]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17