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  • Captain's Mule (Part 1 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 33 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A mule-skinning song sung in the hard roads camp. It would be sung ...

    • Contributor: Hazelhurst, Harold B. - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • My Fat Hipted Mamma

    Field Recordings. Blues (Music). Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Charles Ellis, piano. (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": ...

    • Contributor: Ellis, Charles, Blues Pianist - Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Ellis, Charles - Piano - Work, John
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • Do Right By Me

    Field Recordings. Blues (Music). Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Buster Ezell, vocals, guitar. (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a ...

    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis - Ezell, Buster (Bus) - Vocal and Guitar - James, Willis Laurence
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Mobile Bay

    sound recording | 1 disc. | John Becker and Alan Lomax recordings of Negro longshoremen from the Ball Steamship Company Collection (Source). Recorded in 1943. (Date). Recorded in 1943 in the studios ...

    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan - Becker, John Leonard - Epps, John Henry - Wellman, Nathanial - Ellman, Jess - Rutledge, Charley
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Oh Mr. Brown

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 5 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Nassau song from the Bahamas, sung when jumping the fire dance. "The ...

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - Corse, Carita Doggett - [Kennedy, Stetson] - Hurston, Zora Hurston - Halpert, Hurston
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Stewboy

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 12 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | This song combines "Stewball" with gambling verses. The last verse was not recorded ...

    • Contributor: Hazelhurst, Harold B. - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Bingo Was His Name

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 45 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Performance Note: "Bingo Was His Name" (vocals with accordion) performed by Robert Butler at ...

    • Contributor: Bulter, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Butler, Robert - Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll) - Unidentified Bahaman
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Holy Babe

    Field Recordings. Gospel Music. Spirituals (Songs). Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Davies Hill School Chorus is from Houston County, Georgia. Venue: Fort Valley ...

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade - Davies Hill School Chorus - James, Willis Laurence - Jones, Lewis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Jesus Says I'm Welcome

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 45 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A spiritual, sung by "Uncle" Bradley Eberhard, a work-crippled, 66-year-old African American. He worked ...

    • Contributor: Eberhard, Bradley, Uncle - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert - Eberhard, Bradley (Uncle)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-26
  • First Time I Come Into This Countree

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 36 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Performance Note: "First Time I Come Into This Countree" (vocals) performed by an ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Vocal Quartet - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Unidentified Quartet
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • We Are Americans, Praise the Lord

    Field Recordings. Music. Gospel Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Bertha Houston and congregation, unaccompanied vocals (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now ...

    • Contributor: Houston, Bertha - James, Willis - [Houston, Bertha and Congregation] - James, Willis Laurence
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Bottle Up and Go

    Field Recordings. Blues (Music). Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Allison Mathis, guitar (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": ...

    • Contributor: Mathis, Allison - Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Guitar - Work, John
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • Roosevelt and Hitler

    Field Recordings. Ballads. Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Buster Ezell is featured in photographs on page 4, 6, and 7 of the Fort ...

    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis - Ezell, Buster (Bus) - James, Willis Laurence
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Around the World on Twenty-Five Cents

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 46 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A tall tale told by Cull Stacey, a 56-year-old turpentine worker originally from ...

    • Contributor: Stacey, Cull - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • Round and Round the Bar-room

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 16 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. Performance Note: "Round and Round the ...

    • Contributor: Rolle, Theodore "Tea Roll - Burroughs, Ed - Delete "Orchestra - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll) - Piano - Tambourine Bongo - Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • The Zionaires — Gospel Music from Maryland and Delaware

    The Zionaires perform Gospel music at the Library of Congress, July 24, 2008. videorecording | videorecording ; 61 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). July 24, 2008. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Zionaires (Musical Group) - Brooks, O. Wendell - Brady, Dennis
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Children's Sermon

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 48 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A chant used by children when playing church. The singer, aged 39, grew ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Irene - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • My Pigeon Gone Wild in the Bush

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 53 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. Performance Note: "My Pigeon Gone Wild ...

    • Contributor: Rolle, Theodore "Tea Roll - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • [I Know My Time Ain't Long]

    Field Recordings. Music. Gospel Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Title supplied from last phrase of song Unidentified vocal quartet, possibly Heavenly Gate Quartet ...

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Unidentified Vocal Quartet - [Jackson, Sam (Deacon) and Choir] - Work, John
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • Whistling Blues

    Performed by Meade Lux Louis. Recorded by Alan Lomax, 1938. sound recording | 1 disc. | John Hammond and Alan Lomax Recordings of Blues and Jazz Musicians. (Source). 1938. (Date). Recorded in ...

    • Contributor: Lewis, Meade - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings