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  • Thirty-first level blues

    Thirty-first level blues

    • Contributor: Floriani, Vladimir - Floriani, Veko - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-25
  • Manton de manila = Bullfighter's cape

    Manton de manila = Bullfighter's cape

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Instrumental played by Frank Cunha on mandolin and Joachim Flores on guitar. Frank Cunha, mandolin; Joaquim Flores, guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on April 12, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). ...

    • Contributor: Frank Cunha and Joachim Flores - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cunha, Frank - Flores, Joaquim - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Chain Gang

    Chain Gang

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Bryant, Jack - Bryant, Jack, Mrs
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-17
  • Long John

    Long John

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Platt, Mose "Clear Rock"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-10
  • Michigan Fire

    Michigan Fire

    • Contributor: Brideup, Louis - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-03
  • Oh the Sun Done Quit Shinin'

    Oh the Sun Done Quit Shinin'

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Thomas, Lonnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • A  florista = The Flower girl

    A florista = The Flower girl

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

    • Contributor: Alice Lemos Avila, Frank Cunha, and Joachim Flores - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Avila, Alice Lemos - Cunha, Frank - Flores, Joaquim - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Interview with Mrs. Myra Pipkin

    Interview with Mrs. Myra Pipkin

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Pipkin, Myra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-24
  • Marching through Georgia; Furnace song

    Marching through Georgia; Furnace song

    • Contributor: Palmer, Mason - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-16
  • Bonaparte's Retreat

    Bonaparte's Retreat

    sound recording | 1 disc. | A transcription of this recording by Ruth Crawford Seeger was the source for the musical theme of the "Hoe Down" in the score for the ballet Rodeo by Aaron Copeland. (General). Recorded by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax in Salyersville, Kentucky. (Venue). Alan and Elizabeth Lomax Kentucky Collection. (Source Note). Recorded in 1937 (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Stepp, William Hamilton - Lomax, Alan - Lyttleton, Elizabeth
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Nous avons un fete du marriage

    Nous avons un fete du marriage

    • Contributor: King, Edward - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-10-12
  • Give Me a Gourd o' Cold Water

    Give Me a Gourd o' Cold Water

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hampton, Florida, Aunt
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Job, Job

    Job, Job

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Tartt, Sims - Atmore, Bettie - Tartt, Mandy
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • Announcement regarding function of the council, continued.

    Announcement regarding function of the council, continued.

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Saylor, Mr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-07
  • Bold Trooper

    Bold Trooper

    • Contributor: Green, John W. - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-25
  • Announcement regarding function of the council, concluded

    Announcement regarding function of the council, concluded

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Saylor, Mr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-07
  • Wind blew through her nightie; No balls at all; Three old whores from Canada

    Wind blew through her nightie; No balls at all; Three old who...

    • Contributor: Unidentified - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-27
  • You got to move; What more can He do?

    You got to move; What more can He do?

    • Contributor: Frazier, Lonnie - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • I Goin' Pack My Suitcase

    I Goin' Pack My Suitcase

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Marshall, Lilly May
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • O mej rozuiarzue rznsiss; Roy marinie

    O mej rozuiarzue rznsiss; Roy marinie

    • Contributor: Unidentified - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-07
  • Preacher Standin' in de Pulpit

    Preacher Standin' in de Pulpit

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Horton, Jeff
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Nyt otan kyvan kateeni ja laulun kirjoiten

    Nyt otan kyvan kateeni ja laulun kirjoiten

    • Contributor: Hyvönen, John - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-30
  • James Bird; Sally Monroe

    James Bird; Sally Monroe

    • Contributor: Green, John W. - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-29
  • We done quit

    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
  • Cornfield holler

    Cornfield holler

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Powell, Abraham
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-20
  • General Dancing Song

    General Dancing Song

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Host Drum - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Custer's last charge

    Custer's last charge

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Also issued on the American Folklife Center's published recording AFS L 30, SONGS OF THE MORMONS AND SONGS OF THE WEST. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Scales played on the kanoon [qanun] and comments on their use

    Scales played on the kanoon [qanun] and comments on their use

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Bedros Haroutunian, qanun, Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 22, 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 Bedros Haroutunian ...

    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Y el verde pase el centro

    Y el verde pase el centro

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Wild Mustard River; Paul Bunyan tales

    Wild Mustard River; Paul Bunyan tales

    • Contributor: Allen, Perry - Lathrop, Carl - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-22
  • Commentary on Song During Paul Brill Special (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0489)

    Commentary on Song During Paul Brill Special (Call Number: AF...

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

    Prayer

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performer - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-03
  • Plain polka

    Plain polka

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Aaron Morgan, harmonica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on July 17, 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 Aaron Morgan performing Anglo-American ...

    • Contributor: Morgan, Aaron - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2653

    Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2653

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-05-16

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  • You Must Be Born Again

    You Must Be Born Again

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Howard, Willie - Perkins, Paul - Richardson, James - Reid, Allen - Johnson, Dawson - Brown, John - Thomas, Lonnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2619

    Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2619

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-04-29

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  • A  girl to work in the house

    A girl to work in the house

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "He asks her to marry him as the most economical way of getting his work done; she refuses." Dust jacket notes: Verses composed and sung by Sigurd Bardarson. Sigurd Bardarson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell ...

    • Contributor: Bardarson, Sigurd - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940
  • Charming Betsy

    Charming Betsy

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Stankewitz, Mr. - Stankewitz, Mrs
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-14
  • Day's a-Breakin'

    Day's a-Breakin'

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 47 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | This is a jumped-up song sung by Rufus Bland and James Brown. Performance Note: "Day's a-Breakin'" (vocals) performed by James Brown, Rufus Bland at Caruja Ranch, Kenansville, Florida, on July 1, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Brown, James - Bland, Rufus - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert - [Bland, Rufus]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-01
  • Candy Gal

    Candy Gal

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hall, Vera
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-26
  • Oj savice; Drinking song

    Oj savice; Drinking song

    • Contributor: Dobričan, Lazar - Pol, Thomas - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-05
  • Jesus Says I'm Welcome

    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 more than a quarter of a century in railroad work gangs and is still proud of his role as singer when the men were laying track. Now toothless and a semi-invalid, he ...

    • Contributor: Eberhard, Bradley, Uncle - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert - Eberhard, Bradley (Uncle)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-26
  • Poor old man

    Poor old man

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Capstan shanty. Leighton Robinson, Alex Barr, Arthur Brodeur, and Leighton McKenzie, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Belvedere, California on November 12, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group ...

    • Contributor: Leighton Robinson, Alex Barr, Arthur Brodeur, and Leighton Mckenzie - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Robinson, Leighton - McKenzie, Leighton - Barr, Alex - Brodeur, Arthur - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • John Saw dat Number

    John Saw dat Number

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hall, Vera - Reed, Dock
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Born Again

    Born Again

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Donner, Ben
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Emcee Announces that Traditional Dancers will be Next and Calls Women Judges to the Speakers' Stand

    Emcee Announces that Traditional Dancers will be Next and Cal...

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Colley's Run-I-O

    Colley's Run-I-O

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28 "Cowboy Songs, Ballads, and Cattle Calls from Texas," edited by Duncan Emrich, 1952. (Bibliographic History). Versions of this woodsman's song are known in Maine, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. (General). Forms part of the L. Parker Temple Recordings collection. (Source). Recorded at the Library of Congress. (Venue). Recorded in 1946. ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Temple, L. Parker - Korson, Rae
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1952
  • Fancy Dancers' Contest Song (Second Group of Dancers) (Warm-Up)

    Fancy Dancers' Contest Song (Second Group of Dancers) (Warm-Up)

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Host Drum
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • I Left My Woman in the Back Door Cryin'

    I Left My Woman in the Back Door Cryin'

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Richardson, James
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Chairman Elmer Blackbird Introduces Bill Hopner

    Chairman Elmer Blackbird Introduces Bill Hopner

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Blackbird, Elmer
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Tom and Jerry

    Tom and Jerry

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Warner, Pop
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-13
  • Charming Dame

    Charming Dame

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Pike, Russ
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-28
  • Kings 2:7-18 Btopar knla

    Kings 2:7-18 Btopar knla

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Rise in pitch is deliberate, a church custom." Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Playback needle tends to jump and repeat a groove about 9 inches from center." Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Susoeff and Mr. ...

    • Contributor: Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Susoeff and Mr. and Mrs. Popoff, of the Russian Molokan Church - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Susoeff, J. P. - Susoeff (Mrs) - Popoff (Mr) - Popoff (Mrs) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Que ingrata = The Ungrateful sweetheart

    Que ingrata = The Ungrateful sweetheart

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "'She didn't have no heart for him,' explained Tommy de Soto." 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 ...

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

    Runnin' Stewball

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Ward, Zelmer - Whitworth, Vester
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-01
  • Comments on John McCready

    Comments on John McCready

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on July 31, 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 McCready performing Anglo-American songs ...

    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • O  compadre = Come on, compadre

    O compadre = Come on, compadre

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: "Constant major to minor and back again." Alice Lemos Avila, vocals and English guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on January 23, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). ...

    • Contributor: Avila, Alice Lemos - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Commentary on Wewa'chi Song (Call Number: AFS 20310 13b)

    Commentary on Wewa'chi Song (Call Number: AFS 20310 13b)

    • Contributor: Turner, John - Jabbour, Alan - Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham) - La Flesche, Francis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-02-24
  • Dennis Hastings Introduces the Two Step and Asks People to Find Partners

    Dennis Hastings Introduces the Two Step and Asks People to Fi...

    • Contributor: Hastings, Dennis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1985-08-22
  • When the Gates Swing Open

    When the Gates Swing Open

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jones, Ed
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • Amazing grace

    Amazing grace

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, mono. | Recorded at the Sacred Harp Singing Convention in Birmingham, Alabama (Venue). Recorded by Alan Lomax and George Pullen Jackson in August, 1942 (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Sacred Harp Singing Society - Hardeman, Uncle Bill
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Little Old Man Come in From the Plow

    Little Old Man Come in From the Plow

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Pike, Russ - Pike, Joy
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-28
  • Groong jan = Dear crane

    Groong jan = Dear crane

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | LC romanized form of title: Krunk jan. Translation of song title listed on dust jacket as: "Messenger swallows." Vartan S. Shapazian, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fowler, California on October 30, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife ...

    • Contributor: Shapazian, Vartan S. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Narration by Leon Ponce and by a Mr. Hall of the school dept

    Narration by Leon Ponce and by a Mr. Hall of the school dept

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Leon Ponce, narration; Mr. Hall, narration. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on July 18, 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 Leon ...

    • Contributor: Ponce, Leon - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Hall (Mr) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Esquadrille (Lithuanian) (parts 1-4)

    Esquadrille (Lithuanian) (parts 1-4)

    • Contributor: Ketvirtis, Charles - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-14
  • Interview about the Mexican family, discrimination against Mexicans, and life in the FSA camp.

    Interview about the Mexican family, discrimination against Me...

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Flores, Jose
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-00-00
  • Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2675

    Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2675

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-05-22

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  • 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
  • Wagoner

    Wagoner

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Newcomer, Elmo - Swathoff, Clinton - Evans, J. Otis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-04
  • Loitsu ihottuman parantamiseksi

    Loitsu ihottuman parantamiseksi

    • Contributor: Juhani, Aapo - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-27
  • Yksi kauppias Intiassa, rikas ja arvokas, hanella oli tytar kaunis ja arvokas; Vingerka

    Yksi kauppias Intiassa, rikas ja arvokas, hanella oli tytar k...

    • Contributor: Juhani, Aapo - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-27
  • Beautiful ladies; Unknown title; Sír a kislány a Balaton partján

    Beautiful ladies; Unknown title; Sír a kislány a Balaton partján

    • Contributor: Krawezak - Maté, Mrs - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-07
  • Cuban War

    Cuban War

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Pipkin, Frank
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-26
  • Old Woman and Little Pig

    Old Woman and Little Pig

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Duggan, Shirley Lomax
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-07
  • Hethu'shka Song

    Hethu'shka Song

    • Contributor: Tai Piah Singers - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Commentary on Song Sung in Place of the Whipman's Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0460)

    Commentary on Song Sung in Place of the Whipman's Song (Call ...

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - White, Rufus - McIntyre, Laurel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • T and P Line

    T and P Line

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Sullivan, Mary
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-09
  • Voleur, moi qui est voleur

    Voleur, moi qui est voleur

    • Contributor: Bellaire, Exilia - Bellaire, Mose - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-10-15
  • A  garland of old fashioned roses

    A garland of old fashioned roses

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Mrs. 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 of field materials documenting Byron Coffin, ...

    • Contributor: Coffin (Mrs. Byron, Sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Coffin
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Beneath the old oak tree

    Beneath the old oak tree

    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 25, 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
  • Yup'ik song about a vision of a sailing ship in 1777

    Yup'ik song about a vision of a sailing ship in 1777

    sound recording | 1 audio file. | Chuna McIntyre explains the song in English, then sings it in Central Yup'ik. (Content). The song concerns a vision of the arrival of Europeans in Alaska by a Yup'ik medicine man a year before the exploration of the Alaska coastline by Captain James Cook between April and September, 1778. The Yup'ik had little further contact with Europeans ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - McIntyre, Chuna - Nunamta Yup'Ik Eskimo Dancers
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 2003
  • Green Old Tree, Old Rocky Row

    Green Old Tree, Old Rocky Row

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Fisher, Wilford Jerome - Farr, Ruthie May
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-15
  • The  Candy girl and Margy

    The Candy girl and Margy

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Byron Coffin, Sr., vocals; Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., 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 of field materials documenting ...

    • Contributor: Byron Coffin, Sr. and Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr - Coffin (Mrs. Byron, Sr) - Coffin, Byron (Sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Letter from John A. Lomax to Harold Spivacke

    Letter from John A. Lomax to Harold Spivacke

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-04-14

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  • Chew My Terbaccer

    Chew My Terbaccer

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-13
  • Jinny Put the Kettle On

    Jinny Put the Kettle On

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • Anecdote about a woman who pulled a gun on him

    Anecdote about a woman who pulled a gun on him

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • Diez perritos pequeños

    Diez perritos pequeños

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Commentary on Tiny Tots' Fancy Dance Contest Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0477)

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

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

    Nina

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 23 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Sung in Spanish and described in English: "This is probably the oldest type of Cuban song that has ever--that has been known to be the oldest. There is no way of tracing it to its author or originality; it has just been picked from one ...

    • Contributor: Delfino, Gilberto - Bermudez, Ramon - Pages, Art - Halpert, Herbert - Piano
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-21
  • Wake Up, Jacob

    Wake Up, Jacob

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 34 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A holler sung by the shack-rouster, or man hired to wake up the workers in a big work camp. This one was heard at a sawmill in Polk County. Zora Neale Hurston, originally of Eatonville, Florida, was already a published novelist and folklorist when she ...

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

    Julie

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jones, Willie Mae
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Interview with Wayne "Gene" Dinwiddie

    Interview with Wayne "Gene" Dinwiddie

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Dinwiddie, Wayne "Gene"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-30
  • Robert Winslow Gordon testing disc recording equipment. He speaks, sings a verse of "Casey Jones," and whistles.

    Robert Winslow Gordon testing disc recording equipment. He sp...

    sound recording | 1 disc. | Recorded at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. (Venue). Robert W. Gordon Collection of Disc Recordings. (Source Note). Recorded in January 1932. (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. ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1978
  • Shoo Fly

    Shoo Fly

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • Tear Tokyo Down

    Tear Tokyo Down

    • Contributor: Jackson, Deacon Sam - James, Willis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-06-01
  • Coal loading machine

    Coal loading machine

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the George Korson Bituminous Songs Collection. AFC 1963/004: AFS 12010-12012 (Source). Recorded in Welch, West Virginia. (Venue). Recorded in 1940. (Date). Published on the Library of Congress LP L60 "Songs and Ballads of the Bituminous Miners," 1965. (Bibliographic History). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Korson, George Gershon - Evening Breezes Sextet of Vivian, West Virginia
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1965
  • Palia Geitonia

    Palia Geitonia

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (6 minutes, 20 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Greek folksong commemorating the liberation of Greece from Turkish rule in 1832. The singer is director of the Byzantine Choir of Tarpon Springs, Florida. Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It ...

    • Contributor: Anastassiou, George - Morris, Alton Chester - Cook, Robert Harrison - Kennedy, Stetson - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Anastassio, George - Anastassiou, Professor George
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-28
  • Moj ty pstasihu, ptaszula; Bird of the forest (a patriotic song)

    Moj ty pstasihu, ptaszula; Bird of the forest (a patriotic song)

    • Contributor: Romel, Leo - Romel, Sylvester - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-07
  • Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2671

    Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2671

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-05-21

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