Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Erivan bachem arer = I've bought a garden grove in Yerevan

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | LC romanized form of title: Erevan bagh em arel. Translation of song title listed on dust jacket as: "I've kissed at Erivan." Ruben J. Baboyan, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 16, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the ...

    • Contributor: Baboyan, Ruben J. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • What a Time

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Golden Jubilee Quartet
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-06-01
  • The passing of a circus parade

    Descriptive Specialties. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:22 | Spoken (Category). Descriptive scene (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 permitted. ...

    • Contributor: Victor
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1902-05-09
  • Dus schneiderel singt sich a liedele

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:51 | Vocal (Category). Male 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 - Morris Goldstein - Ted Levy
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1923-03-06
  • In cheder'l

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 04:30 | Vocal (Category). Tenor 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 - Mordechai Hershman - Nathaniel Shilkret - Moshe Milner
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922-09-05
  • The last fierce charge

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Civil War song. Dust jacket notes: AFS 4214 A2 is incomplete; song completed on AFS 4214 B1. Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September 4, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Ragtime drummer

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 5 in. | Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Emerson - Lent, James
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • Panama rag

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 11 in. | Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: American Record Company - Regimental Band of the Republic
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1905
  • The Fair captive

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | 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. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. (Venue). ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Madelon (I'll be true to the whole regiment)

    Copyright: Remick Music Corp., 1918. Coupling date: 1/15/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: baritone and male voices with orchestra. French words by Louis Bousquet. With (reverse side): Till we meet again / Gladys Rice, Vernon Dalhart.

    • Contributor: Robert, Camille - Fields, Arthur - Bryan, Alfred - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919
  • Mississippi Blues

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on Library of Congress LP AFS L59, "Negro Blues and Hollers," edited by Marshall W. Stearns. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in 1942. (Date). Recorded at Sadie Beck's Plantation, Arkansas. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Brown, William - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1962
  • Ah love, but a day

    Classical Music. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 04:16 | 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 - Laura Littlefield - Josef Pasternack - H. H. A. Beach
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1918-03-07
  • Kanteleelle = Song for the kantele

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Soininen, vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on November 5, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Finnish. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting John Soininen performing ...

    • Contributor: Soininen, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • From the land of the sky-blue water

    Ethnic Music, Classical Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 01:55 | Vocal (Category). Soprano 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Florence Hinkle - Charles Wakefield Cadman - Victor Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1912-10-03
  • Down on the Brandywine

    Musical Theater. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:33 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal duet, 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 - Collins and Harlan - Byron G. Harlan - Arthur Collins - J. Mullen
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1904-04-12
  • Derzor chollerenda = Armenian exiles in the desert of Derzor

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | LC romanized form of title: Der-Zor collerinde. Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: Contemporary song about post World War I exile of Armenians into Arabian desert. Vartan S. Shapazian, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fowler, California on October 30, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Shapazian, Vartan S. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Pesca d'ammore

    Classical Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:34 | Vocal (Category). Tenor 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 - Francesco Daddi - Richard Barthelemy
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1908-03-26
  • James Bird

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: The second of two last verses on 4202 A1 is "defective." The "corrected" version is on AFS 4202 A2. Song depicts story of James Bird who distinguished himself for bravery on Lake Erie when Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry won a decisive battle against ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Over there

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from cd entitled: "Sing America." Band is from Fort McPherson, GA. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Menc - Cohan, George M. (George Michael) - Holbrook, P. - United States Army Ground Forces Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Un Bello Bersaglieri = A fine Bersaglieri

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "A Neapolitan song." Giuseppe Russo, vocals and piano. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pittsburg, California on March 29, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Italian. ...

    • Contributor: Russo, Giuseppe - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Star spangled banner

    sound recording | 1sound tape reel: analog, 2 track stereo 7 1/2 ips | Taken from the Marine Band Dream Hour recordings, circa 1953. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: U. S. Marine Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1953
  • The minstrel boy

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:40 | 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - John McCormack - Thomas Moore - Victor Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1910-02-01
  • Little brown jug

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Minstrel show song. Song is verson of "Little brown jug," composed by Eastman. Incomplete recording of song on AFS 3348 A2, continued on AFS 3348 A3. John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell at the Arizona Bar in Groveland, California on August 2, ...

    • Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Eastburn - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • We done quit

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the George Korson Bituminous Songs Collection. AFC 1963/004: AFS 12010-12012 (Source). Published on the Library of Congress LP L60 "Songs and Ballads of the Bituminous Miners," 1965. (Bibliographic History). Recorded at Scott's Run, West Virginia. (Venue). Recorded in 1940. (Date). This song was sung by Scott's Run, West Virginia coal miners during the 1930 ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Johnson, Sam - Korson, George Gershon
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1965
  • Medley of Broadway hits

    Musical Theater, Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:56 | Instrumental (Category). Piccolo solo, with piano (Description). It is not known whether 1 or 2 was the issued take. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Harry Von Tilzer
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1904-06-20