Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Donde vas Alfonso Doce?

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 21 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Spanish ballad reported to be well known in Cuba. Alfonso XII was King of Spain. Adelpha Pollato learned the song in Key West, Florida. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente ...

    • Contributor: Valdez, Amado - Pollato, Adelpha - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-27
  • Las manañitas

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Crixell, Tito
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28
  • Soy esclavo de Jesús (I am a Slave of Jesus) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Arellano, Narciso - Romero, Alfredo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-11
  • Te amo en secreto

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Moye, Carmen Taffinder
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • El mejor hombre del mundo (The Best Man in the World) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Archuleta, Ricardo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • Schottische [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Hebritas, hebritas de oro

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Acevedo, Olga
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • El columpio

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 52 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A rhythmical Cuban song composed by Dr. Matilde R. Cruz Planas in Havana, Cuba. The singer, Benildes Remond Isern, was then a schoolteacher and later, under the married name Benildes Remond Sanchez, director of the San Carlos Institute for twenty-five years. The San Carlos Institute in ...

    • Contributor: Isern, Benildes Remond - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Isern, Benildes Ramond - Isern, Benuildes Remond - Isern, Señorita Benildes Remond
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-22
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Bendita la ilusión - que lleva el hombre

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Gonzalo - López, Cleofé - Martínez, Eulalia
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Valse de los días (Waltz of the Days) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Nos dió su cuerpo el Señor (The Lord Gave Us His Body) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Montoya, Luis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • Sale el cordero inocente (letra) (The Innocent Lamb Comes Out) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Archuleta, Ricardo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-29
  • San Blas

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 49 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A story of Cuba, told by Martin Noriega is a 51-year-old of Cuban parentage. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de Ybor. The cigar companies moved from Key West ...

    • Contributor: Noriega, Martin - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-25
  • Para subir al cielo

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 44 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer, Adelpha Pollato, learned the song in Key West, Florida. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de Ybor. The cigar companies moved from Key West to avoid unionization of their ...

    • Contributor: Pollato, Adelpha - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-27
  • Amambrocha To

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 14 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Ziomara Andux, age 13, and her sister, Evelia Andux, age 11, describe a game played by the Cuban children in Ybor City. To play the game, a group of children line up, with the exception of one who faces the line and sings the first ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Ziomara - Andux, Evelia - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-24
  • Song of the Alphabet

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 29 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A children's song. The children are learning the alphabet." Minorcans, from the island of Minorca, off the coast of Spain, first came to Florida in 1768, along with Italians and Greeks, led by Dr. Andrew Turnbull. Turnbull settled New Smyrna Beach, Florida. When the colony came ...

    • Contributor: De Aceval, Maria Hugas - Morris, Alton Chester - Corse, Carita Doggett - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-09-26
  • María busca a Jesús (Mary Looks for Jesus) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Archuleta, Ricardo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-29
  • Ayudar, almas queridas (Let Us Help, Dear Souls) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Cantú, José Ignacio
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-07
  • Entrega de novios, Part 1 of 3 (Delivery of the Newlyweds, Part 1 of 3) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo - Mares, Remigio
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: La vida del bandido

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Gonzalo - López, Cleofé
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Contempla, alma, y considera (Contemplate, Soul, and Consider) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Archuleta, Ricardo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-01
  • Este borrequito tiene lana

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Manuel le dice a Juanita

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hernandez, Atanviro
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Los Bienaventurados (The Fortunate Ones) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo - Trujillo, Amado
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Miss Martinez Cockroach and Mr. Perez Mouse

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 16 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Evelia Andux, age 11, daughter of Evelio Andux, tells a different version of the same story her father told. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de Ybor. The cigar ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Evelia - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-24