• Madame Gallien

    Madame Gallien

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Vincent, Lanese - Richard, Sidney
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Hot time in the old town

    Hot time in the old town

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Medley March" (Content). Mx: 18371-A -4 Issued in mid-1917. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Victor - [Metz, Theo] - Victor Military Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Tear Tokyo Down

    Tear Tokyo Down

    • Contributor: Jackson, Deacon Sam - James, Willis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-06-01
  • Commentary on Junior Boys' Fancy Dance Contest Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0486)

    Commentary on Junior Boys' Fancy Dance Contest Song (Call Num...

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - White, Rufus - McIntyre, Laurel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Emcee Calls Little Boy Fancy Dancers

    Emcee Calls Little Boy Fancy Dancers

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Honolulu march

    Honolulu march

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:41 | Instrumental (Category). Guitar duet (Hawaiian) (Description). Victor ledgers identify the musicians as members of the Irene West Royal Hawaiians 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1914-12-18
  • Voy para Belén (I Go to Bethlehem) [Audio]

    Voy para Belén (I Go to Bethlehem) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Adolfo Chavez, 65, is the brother of Adelaido Chavez and a resident of Romeo, Colorado. Ms. Espinosa, age 65, is a resident of Antonito, Colorado. Transcription: Voy para Belén/con gusto infinito/y a llevarle al Niño/este pañalito,/a llevarle al Niño/este pañalito. Transcription: English Translation Transcription: I go to Bethlehem/with infinite ...

    • Contributor: Chavez, Adolfo - Vocal - Espinosa, Rosabel L.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • The garden of flowers [sound recording]

    The garden of flowers [sound recording]

    recording Recorded on one side only; publisher no.: 0260 E. Berliner's Gramophone. Simone Mantia, euphonium; piano acc.

    • Contributor: Mantia, Simone (Performer) - E. Berliner's Gramophone - Mantia, Simone
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1899-06-12
  • Hollis Stabler Sr. Speaks During the 1985 Concert

    Hollis Stabler Sr. Speaks During the 1985 Concert

    • Contributor: Stabler, Hollis, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1985-08-22
  • Deep Down in My Heart

    Deep Down in My Heart

    sound recording | 1 cylinder | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). March 19, 1926. (Date). This song was published on the Library of Congress long playing record, "Folk-Songs of America: The Robert Winslow Gordon Collection," in 1978, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Archive of Folk Culture. (Source Note). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow - Givens, W. M.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1978
  • Commentary on Gourd Dance Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0379)

    Commentary on Gourd Dance Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0379)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-20
  • Can you then love another [sound recording]

    Can you then love another [sound recording]

    recording Recorded on one side only; publisher no.: 4159 E. Berliner's Gramophone. S. Mantia, euphonium; piano acc.

    • Contributor: Rieger, William H. (Author) - Mantia, Simone (Performer) - E. Berliner's Gramophone - Rieger, William H. - Mantia, Simone
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1898-07-25
  • Dios te salve, Maria = Hail Mary full of grace

    Dios te salve, Maria = Hail Mary full of grace

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "From manuscript in Mission Santa Barbara." Choristers of St. Anthony's Seminary, unaccompanied vocals; Father Bertrand Hobrecht, conducting. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Santa Barbara, California on March 7, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library ...

    • Contributor: Choristers of St. Anthony's Seminary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Hobrecht (Father Bernard) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Midnight Special

    Midnight Special

    sound recording | 1 disc. | Recorded in Wilton, Connecticut. (Venue). Recorded in February, 1935 (Date). John Lomax Southern States Collection (Source Note). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Leadbelly - Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Emcee Warns Children Not to Play in Road

    Emcee Warns Children Not to Play in Road

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Grand Finale Song

    Grand Finale Song

    • Contributor: White, Rufus - Walker, James
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1985-08-22
  • Gone again, too-ri-addy; Robin Thompson's daughter

    Gone again, too-ri-addy; Robin Thompson's daughter

    • Contributor: Gallagher, Dominic - Green, John W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-27
  • Dogs

    Dogs

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Barbary Coast song. Contains mild sexual innuendo. Byron Coffin, Sr., vocals and piano. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group ...

    • Contributor: Coffin, Byron (Sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Coffin, Byron
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Bill Burroughs

    Bill Burroughs

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 10 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. Performance Note: "Bill Burroughs" (vocals with piano, trombone, and saxophone) performed by Theodore (Tea Roll) Rolle, piano, at Key West, Florida, on January 23, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Rolle, Theodore "Tea Roll - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll) - Piano
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Charmant oiseau

    Charmant oiseau

    Opera. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:55 | Vocal (Category). Soprano vocal solo, with flute obligato (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 - M. A. Michailova - Félicien David
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1905
  • Devil's dream

    Devil's dream

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Pat Ford, harmonica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Pat Ford performing Anglo-American songs ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Sale el cordero inocente (letra) (The Innocent Lamb Comes Out) [Audio]

    Sale el cordero inocente (letra) (The Innocent Lamb Comes Out...

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Archuleta was 70 years old at the time of this recording. He was a resident of Cerro, New Mexico. Transcription: Sale el cordero inocente/a meditar su pasión/en fuego de amor ardiente/inflama su corazón./inflama su corazón. /(niño . . . Transcription: English Translation Transcription: The innocent lamb comes out/to ...

    • Contributor: Archuleta, Ricardo - Lead Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-29
  • Indiana Polka

    Indiana Polka

    sound recording | Performed by band playing brass instruments from collections of the Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Fennell, conductor. Recorded Sept. 1974, Coolidge, Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Published as commercial records in LP, cassette, and compact disc format (Our Musical Past, OMP 101/102 Sound Recording (Form). Sound Cassette (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Jaeger, Edmund - Fennell, Frederick
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1974
  • The  Mowing of the hay

    The Mowing of the hay

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Contains sexual innuendo. Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 26, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Warde ...

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

    Shelving Rock

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Scott Joplin's New Rag

    Scott Joplin's New Rag

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Scott Joplin Transcribed from Piano Roll (courtesy of Jack Whitstance)" (Content). Mx: 533-A recording date unknown Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Jazz Classics - Joplin, [Scott] - [Joplin, Scott]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Emcee Asks that the Car with License Plate 55J 232 be Moved

    Emcee Asks that the Car with License Plate 55J 232 be Moved

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • What a Time

    What a Time

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Golden Jubilee Quartet
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-06-01
  • Tobacco Is a Noxious Weed

    Tobacco Is a Noxious Weed

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 31 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Conch axiom. The performer, an 84-year-old blind man, was born in the Bahamas and emigrated to Florida ca. 1911. The term "Conch," while now more widely used to refer to a native of Key West, Florida, originally referred to British settlers of the Bahama ...

    • Contributor: Roberts, Wilbur - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-15
  • If You Will Be My Bride

    If You Will Be My Bride

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Performer referred to elsewhere as Mrs. Minnie Floyd or Mrs. Emma Floyd Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "If You Will Be My Bride" performed by Minnie Floyd (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South ...

    • Contributor: Floyd, Minnie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Floyd, Mrs. Minnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Unknown title

    Unknown title

    • Contributor: Floriani, Vladimir - Floriani, Veko
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-25
  • Unknown title

    Unknown title

    • Contributor: Maté, Mrs
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-08
  • Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]

    Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Anaya, 39, and his daughter Ernestina, 18, both play by ear. Mr. Anaya learned to play the violin by himself and he in turn has taught his daughter. Mr. Garcia was 33 at the time of this recording. All three are residents of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. In ...

    • Contributor: Anaya, Nieves - Violin - Anaya, Ernestina (Daughter of Nieves) - Garcia, Pedro - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Roses of Picardy

    Roses of Picardy

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:28 | Instrumental (Category). Jazz/dance band (Description). For takes 4-6, see BVE-28262. 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 - Edward T. King - Haydn Wood - The Troubadours
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1923-07-09
  • Commentary on Flag Song

    Commentary on Flag Song

    • Contributor: McIntyre, Laurel - White, Rufus - Jabbour, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Ron Thomas Speaks

    Ron Thomas Speaks

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Thomas, Ron
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Commentary on Tiny Tots' Fancy Dance Contest Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0480)

    Commentary on Tiny Tots' Fancy Dance Contest Song (Call Numbe...

    • Contributor: White, Rufus - Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Scand'lous and a Shame

    Scand'lous and a Shame

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Scand'lous and a Shame" performed by Ed Jones (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 30, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Ed - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • O  Laurentina = Oh Laurentina

    O Laurentina = Oh Laurentina

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Alice Lemos Avila, vocals and English guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on February 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Portuguese. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials ...

    • Contributor: Avila, Alice Lemos - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Sarga czizmat visel a babam = My lover wears yellow boots

    Sarga czizmat visel a babam = My lover wears yellow boots

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Czardas. Mary Gaidos, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on January 3, 1940. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Hungarian. (Language). Forms part of a group of field ...

    • Contributor: Gaidos, Mary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940
  • Rocky my soul

    Rocky my soul

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the John and Ruby Lomax 1940 Southern States Recordings Collection. (Source). Recorded in October, 1940. (Date). Recorded in Sumterville, Alabama. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Brown, Rich - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Hard Times, Boys

    Hard Times, Boys

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Performer referred to elsewhere as Mrs. Minnie Floyd or Mrs. Emma Floyd Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Hard Times, Boys" performed by Minnie Floyd (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on June ...

    • Contributor: Floyd, Minnie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Floyd, Mrs. Minnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Emcee Comments on Expertise of Judges and Thanks Men Fancy Dancers

    Emcee Comments on Expertise of Judges and Thanks Men Fancy Da...

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Emcee Calls Second Half of Men Traditional Dancers

    Emcee Calls Second Half of Men Traditional Dancers

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Hethu'shka Song

    Hethu'shka Song

    • Contributor: White, Rufus - Walker, James
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1985-08-22
  • Ja mina laulelen kahdesta nuorukaisesta, jotka liiton tekivat keskenaan

    Ja mina laulelen kahdesta nuorukaisesta, jotka liiton tekivat...

    • Contributor: Juhani, Aapo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-28
  • Mi gatito

    Mi gatito

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Mi gatito" (vocals) performed at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). ...

    • Contributor: Salazar, Isabella - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Señora Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Life on the ocean wave

    Life on the ocean wave

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Stone, harmonica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 5, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting John Stone performing Anglo-American ...

    • Contributor: Stone, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Driving Levee

    Driving Levee

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Group of convicts Venue: Clemens State Farm, Dormitory Performance Note: "Driving Levee" performed by Unidentified performers (vocals) at Clemens State Farm, Dormitory, Brazoria, Texas, on April 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Convicts
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • John Saw Dat Number

    John Saw Dat Number

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Performer referred to elsewhere as Washington, Willie Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #5 Performance Note: "John Saw Dat Number" performed by Willie Henry Washington, Robert Lee Robertson, Abraham Powell, andHenry McKain (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp ...

    • Contributor: Powell, Abraham - McKain, Henry - Washington, Willie Henry - Robertson, Robert Lee - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-20
  • Apostolos

    Apostolos

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 51 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A reading from a portion of the Acts or the letters of the Apostles in the New Testament. This is read before the Bishop or priest reads from the Holy Bible the Gospel of the day. Upon completion of the reading, the choir ...

    • Contributor: Anastassiou, George - Greek Orthodox Church (Tarpon Springs, Fl.). Byzantine Choir - Filareton, John - Byzantine Choir - Anastassio, George - Anastassiou, Professor George
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-05-12
  • Uncle Rat

    Uncle Rat

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Humorous song about a drunken rat. Dust jacket notes: "Sung by Charles Fulton, accompanied by himself on piano. Break in recording. [Song begins on AFS 4216 A1 and is continued on AFS 4216 A2] The verse about the cat is Mr. Fulton's own idea." Charles Fulton, ...

    • Contributor: Fulton, Charles - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Tiny Tots' Traditional Cloth Dance Contest Song (Warm-Up) ("The people are making a circle and are protecting their little ones.")

    Tiny Tots' Traditional Cloth Dance Contest Song (Warm-Up) ("T...

    • Contributor: Tai Piah Singers - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Hethu'shka Society Song

    Hethu'shka Society Song

    • Contributor: La Flesche, Francis, Sr. (Minxa'ska) (White Swan) - La Flesche, Francis - Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1896-01-18
  • In my heart, on my mind all day long<Ïh[sound recording] ; I wonder if you still care for me /

    In my heart, on my mind all day long<Ïh[sound recording] ; I ...

    Coupling date: 11/18/1921. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: xylophone with orchestra. With (reverse side): Tuck me to sleep (In my old Kentucky home) / Lou Chiha "Friscoe."

    • Contributor: Chiha, Lou - Edison - Kalmar, Bert - Ruby, Harry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Shorty George

    Shorty George

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "Shorty George" (vocals and guitar) performed at Clemens State Farm, Brazoria, Texas, on April 16, 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: Casey, Smith - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • Por muy dichoso (So Fortunate am I) [Audio]

    Por muy dichoso (So Fortunate am I) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Romero, age 50, was a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. Transcription: Por muy dichoso me tengo,/Madre, esposa y reina,/de ti esperanza goce/felicidades eternas./Ruega a Dios que me perdone/que nos muestra tu grandeza,/que haberte hecho Madre mía/la causa ha sido mi ofensa./Y pues tan dichoso he sido,/por ti ...

    • Contributor: Romero, Alfredo - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-11
  • Jesus Is My Only Friend

    Jesus Is My Only Friend

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Jesus Is My Only Friend" performed by Viola Brown (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on June 9, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Viola - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-09
  • Freighting from Wilcox to Globe

    Freighting from Wilcox to Globe

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Recorded in Chandler, Arizona. (Venue). Recorded in 1949. (Date). First published in Library of Congress LP AFS L30 "Songs of the Mormons and Songs of the West," edited by Duncan Emrich. (Bibliographic History). Recorded by Peter Tufts on a joint project of the Library of Congress and the University of Arizona Folklore Committee. (Source Note). Forms part ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Busby, Abraham John - Tufts, Peter
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1952
  • Fado Hilario

    Fado Hilario

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "One of the best loved fados, accompanied very simply as here, and not with the usual rhythmical fado pattern on the guitar. Hilario was a student at Coimbra [Portugal] who was famous for his singing; he composed this." ...

    • Contributor: Avila, Alice Lemos - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Commentary on Gourd Dance Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0377)

    Commentary on Gourd Dance Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0377)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-20
  • Juolmalaulu = Drinking song

    Juolmalaulu = Drinking song

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "A sailors' drinking song." John Soininen, unaccompanied 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 ...

    • Contributor: Soininen, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Oh Go 'Way, Devil, an' Leave Me 'Lone

    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
  • They'll Only Talk About You

    They'll Only Talk About You

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 33 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. Performance Note: "They'll Only Talk About You" (vocals with accordion) performed by Theodore (Tea Roll) Rolle at Key West, Florida, on January 23, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Rolle, Theodore "Tea Roll - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Dios te salve, Dolorosa (God Save Thee, Sorrowful Virgin) [Audio]

    Dios te salve, Dolorosa (God Save Thee, Sorrowful Virgin) [Au...

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Romero, age 50, was a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. Alabado Category: Farewell to the Virgin Collector's notes: This alabado, an invocation as well as a hymn of farewell to the Virgin, is sung at vigils and wakes, usually after the rosary is recited. Transcription: ¡Dios te ...

    • Contributor: Romero, Alfredo - Vocal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-11
  • Rena, Big-Foot Rena

    Rena, Big-Foot Rena

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Mollie McDonald or Aunt Mary McDonald Venue: Home of McDonald Family Performance Note: "Rena, Big-Foot Rena" performed by the McDonald family (Aunt Molly McDonald, Joe McDonald, Jim McDonald, and Jane McDonald) (vocals with clapping) at their home, near Livingston, Alabama, on ...

    • Contributor: McDonald, Jim - McDonald, Molly, Aunt - McDonald, Jane - McDonald Family - McDonald, Joe - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - McDonald, Aunt Mollie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Eili, Eili lomo asavtoni

    Eili, Eili lomo asavtoni

    Religious. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 03:39 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble (Description). Victor ledgers show accompaniment by orchestra (Shilkret) for takes 1 and 2. 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 - Joseph Winogradoff - Nathaniel Shilkret - M. Shalitt
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921-11-14
  • Ride On, King Jesus

    Ride On, King Jesus

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Eugene Blocker Performer referred to elsewhere as Wm. Bowen Performer referred to elsewhere as Terrell Corley Venue: State Penitentiary ("The Walls") Performance Note: "Ride On, King Jesus" performed by Eugene Blacker, Alvin Brown, Terrell Conley and William Brown (vocals) at State Penitentiary ...

    • Contributor: Blacker, Eugene - Conley, Terrell - Brown, Alvin - Brown, William - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-13
  • Tall Tale

    Tall Tale

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 5 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A story of an old native of Georgia who came to Florida in the 1890s, read from her own manuscript by Beatrice Lang, age 35, originally of Woodbine (Calhoun County, South Georgia). Performance Note: "Tall Tale" (spoken) performed by Beatrice Lang at Federal Music ...

    • Contributor: Lang, Beatrice - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson] - Long, Beatrice
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Voi Tuoni, miksi veit multa ystavan pois Emil Maki

    Voi Tuoni, miksi veit multa ystavan pois Emil Maki

    • Contributor: Maki, Emil
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-14
  • Fado Portugues (major)

    Fado Portugues (major)

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Especially good." Dust jacket notes: Alberto Mendes and Manuel Lemos take turns singing to the accompaniment of the viola d'arame. Alberto Mendes, vocals and viola d'arame; Manuel Lemos, vocals and viola d'arame. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell ...

    • Contributor: Alberto Mendes and Manuel Lemos - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Mendes, Alberto - Lemos, Manuel - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Yo cuando era niño - mi padre querido …

    Yo cuando era niño - mi padre querido ...

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "vagrant pickers' song" Venue: Home of J.K. Wells Performance Note: "Yo cuando era niño - mi padre querido ..." (vocals and guitar) performed at home of J.K. Wells, Brownsville, Texas, on April 26, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax ...

    • Contributor: Suarez, José - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-26
  • I'll Fly Away

    I'll Fly Away

    Field Recordings. Music. Gospel Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Lincoln Park Singers, 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 Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Lincoln Park Singers
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Emcee Announces Emergency Meeting with State and Federal Officials

    Emcee Announces Emergency Meeting with State and Federal Offi...

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Oh Cap'n Cain' Read

    Oh Cap'n Cain' Read

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. Field Hollers. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "Oh Cap'n Cain' Read" performed by Dawson Johnson (vocals) at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 4, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, Dawson - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • True Paddy's song

    True Paddy's song

    • Contributor: Palmer, Mason
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-16
  • Whoa, Can't Git de Saddle On

    Whoa, Can't Git de Saddle On

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Celina Lewis Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Whoa, Can't Git de Saddle On" performed by Celina Lewis (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May ...

    • Contributor: Lewis, Celina - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Caminito = The Little road

    Caminito = The Little road

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Julio Gomez, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on February 18, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mexican ...

    • Contributor: Gomez, Julio - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Figueroa, Ben - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Goodbye France

    Goodbye France

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:46 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal quartet, 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 - Peerless Quartet - Henry Burr - Albert Campbell - John H. Meyer - Frank Croxton - Rosario Bourdon - Irving Berlin
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1918-11-27
  • Memories of the War : 1861-1863

    Memories of the War : 1861-1863

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 04:01 | Instrumental (Category). Band (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 required in order to ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Patrick Conway - George F. Root - P. S. Gilmore - Henry Clay Work - L. P. Laurendeau - Conway's Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1915-09-21
  • Mousmoulia (Part 1 of 2)

    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
  • Chamarita (Flores version)

    Chamarita (Flores version)

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Clapping and snapping of fingers audible. At end of AFS 4256 B4, "calls for figures of dance" can be heard. Sung by Louise Franco, accompanied on the English guitar by Clifford Franco, with clapping and the snapping of fingers audible in the background. ...

    • Contributor: Franco, Louise - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Franco, Clifford - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Barney McShane

    Barney McShane

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Warde Ford performing Anglo-American ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • The  Sun Don't Ever Go Down

    The Sun Don't Ever Go Down

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Celina Lewis Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "The Sun Don't Ever Go Down" performed by Celina Lewis (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May ...

    • Contributor: Lewis, Celina - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Emcee Calls Tiny Tot Shawl Dancers Again

    Emcee Calls Tiny Tot Shawl Dancers Again

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • O mej rozuiarzue rznsiss;  Roy marinie

    O mej rozuiarzue rznsiss; Roy marinie

    • Contributor: Unidentified
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-07
  • Cirdadi blood witness

    Cirdadi blood witness

    • Contributor: Marczis, Joseph, Mrs
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-08
  • Suun kloorin kloorin halleluuja! (Oh glory, glory hallelujah!); I am a true-born Irish lad; Light evening dew

    Suun kloorin kloorin halleluuja! (Oh glory, glory hallelujah!...

    • Contributor: Maki, Emil - McCormick, Ed
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-14
  • Walked All the Way From Missouri

    Walked All the Way From Missouri

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as J. L. Goree Venue: Home of J.L. Goree Performance Note: "Walked All the Way From Missouri" performed by John Lowry Goree (vocals) at his home, Houston, Texas, on April 12, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern ...

    • Contributor: Goree, John Lowry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Goree, John Lowry "J.L.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-12
  • Lebe die freihert

    Lebe die freihert

    Musical Theater, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:22 | Vocal (Category). Male 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Jacob Silbert - Edward T. King - King's Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916-07-27
  • Dorothy Sara Lee Speaks

    Dorothy Sara Lee Speaks

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Lee, Dorothy Sara
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • [Rocky Mountain Goat]

    [Rocky Mountain Goat]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry - Reed, Gene
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • Exhortation

    Exhortation

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Vocal Quintette" (Content). Mx: 46302 -1 Recorded December 24, 1915. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - Cook, [Will Marion] - Rogers, [Alex] - The Right Quintette
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Little Boys' Traditional Contest Song ("They're coming.")

    Little Boys' Traditional Contest Song ("They're coming.")

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Cuban Love Song

    Cuban Love Song

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes) : analog ; 12 in. | An old Spanish love song, heard in Key West. Evelio Andux, age 37, of Cuban descent (father of French descent), was born in Key West. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Evelio - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-26
  • Drinkin' Wine (Tune 1 of 2)

    Drinkin' Wine (Tune 1 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Drinkin' Wine (Tune 1 of 2)" performed by Ed Jones (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 30, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Ed - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • All You Rounders Better Lie Down Comment

    All You Rounders Better Lie Down Comment

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 10 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Fred Lee Fox, a 20-year-old turpentine worker born in Georgia, discusses the song he learned in the Dixie County Prison Camp. The sound quality of this recording is poor. Performance Note: "All You Rounders Better Lie Down Comment" (spoken) performed by Fred Lee ...

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

    Alaskan Promyshlenniki

    Sung and recorded by John Panamarkoff. Panamarkoff Alaskan Promyshlenniki Recordings. c.a. 1958. sound recording | 1 reel. | John Panamarkoff Alaskan Promyshlenniki Recordings. (Source). c. 1958. (Date). A ballad about the journey of Russian settlers from Arkhangel'sk to Alaska in about 1808. (Content). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Panamarkoff, John
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Slow Drag Work Song

    Slow Drag Work Song

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Group of convicts Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "Slow Drag Work Song" performed by Tommy Woods and unidentified performers (vocals) at Clemens State Farm, Brazoria, Texas, on April 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Woods, Tommy - Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Convicts
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • Paz = Lilies of peace

    Paz = Lilies of peace

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Jessie de Soto, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on August 14, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939