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  • The Little brown bulls

    Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September 4, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part of a ...

    Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Warde Ford Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • The Fair captive

    Dust jacket notes: "Learned from Charles Walker of Crandon, Wis. He learned it from Randal McDonnel [?] in 1906 in Idaho." Contains ethnic stereoptypes of Native Americans. Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded ...

    Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Warde Ford Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Dogs

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Contains mild sexual innuendo. Begins on AFS 3821 A3 and is continued on AFS ...

    Contributor: Byron Coffin, Sr. and Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Coffin (Mrs. Byron, Sr) - Coffin, Byron (Sr) - Coffin, Byron (Jr) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Byron Coffin, Sr., Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., and Byron Coffin, Jr. Performing Barbary Coast Tunes, American Popular Songs, and Ragtime Music, April 6, 1939 - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-06

  • Sailor's alphabet

    Dust jacket notes: "With other friends on chorus." Dust jacket notes: "Dull stylus." Dust jacket notes: "U is the Union at which none dare laugh." Leighton Robinson, Alex Barr, Arthur Brodeur, Leighton ...

    Contributor: Leighton Robinson with Friends - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Robinson, Leighton - McKenzie, Leighton - Barr, Alex - Brodeur, Arthur - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Captain Leighton Robinson, Alex Barr, Arthur Brodeur, and Leighton McKenzie Performing Ballads, Shanties, And Sea Songs, November 12, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Cole Younger

    Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 26, 1938. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part of a ...

    Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Warde Ford Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Lady Leroy

    Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part of a ...

    Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - Warde Ford Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • The last fierce charge

    Civil War song. Dust jacket notes: AFS 4214 A2 is incomplete; song completed on AFS 4214 B1. Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September ...

    Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Warde Ford Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Bologny sausage

    Dust jacket notes: "Sung to the tune of 'My horses ain't hungry.'" John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on July 31, 1939. Reference copy available in ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • The Great McCluskey fight [fragment]

    Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September 3, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part of a ...

    Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Warde, Pat, and Bogue Ford Performing Anglo American Songs, September 3, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • The Sweet sunny south

    Judge Charles Rasmussen, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Lotus, California on October 2, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part of a ...

    Contributor: Rasmussen - Rasmussen (Judge Charles) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Judge Charles Rasmussen Performing Anglo American Songs, October 2, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Ice-skating song

    George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on July 9, 1939 Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • As I staggered from home yesterday morning

    Contains ethnic slur: "rich as a Jew." Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September 3, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, ...

    Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Warde, Pat, and Bogue Ford Performing Anglo American Songs, September 3, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Johnny

    Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 26, 1938. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part of a ...

    Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Warde Ford Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • The Shadow of the pines

    This song is a version of "In the shadow of the pines" with words by Hattie Lummis and music by G. O. Long. Dust jacket notes: "Background noises from 4 card players ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Long, G. O. - Lummis, Hattie - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Dogs

    Barbary Coast song. Contains mild sexual innuendo. Byron Coffin, Sr., vocals and piano. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of ...

    Contributor: Coffin, Byron - Coffin, Byron (Sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Byron Coffin, Sr., Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., and Byron Coffin, Jr. Performing Barbary Coast Tunes, American Popular Songs, and Ragtime Music, April 6, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • The Battle of Antietam Creek

    Civil War song. Also issued on the American Folklife Center's published recording AFS L 29, SONGS AND BALLADS OF AMERICAN HISTORY AND OF THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENTS. Warde Ford, unaccomapanied vocals. Recorded ...

    Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Warde Ford Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • The Lowlands low

    Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: AFS 4194 A2 is a recording of a fragment (2 verses) of the "The Lowlands low;" AFS 4194 A3 repeats this, with a different ...

    Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Warde Ford Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • The Devil out of hell

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Most of the song recorded on AFS 3813 B1; a verse ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938-12-03

  • There is a land of pleasure

    Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 26, 1938. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part of a ...

    Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - Warde Ford Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Barbara Allen

    Dust jacket notes: False start. Virginia Meade, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Hollywood, California on June 3, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. ...

    Contributor: Meade, Virginia - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - Virginia Meade Performing Anglo American Ballads, June 3, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939