• 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
  • The Texas Ranger

    Field Recordings. Music. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as E. C. Briggs, Henry Briggs, Henry E. Briggs, or H. C. Briggs Venue: Home of Beal D. Taylor Performance Note: "The Texas Ranger" performed by E. A. Briggs (vocals) at home of Beal D. Taylor, near Medina, Texas, on May 5, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Briggs, E. A. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Briggs, E.A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-05
  • Julie

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Liberty Hill Group of children from Liberty High School Venue: Liberty High School Performance Note: "Julie" performed by Willie Mae Jones and unidentified children (vocals with clapping) at Liberty High School, near Newton, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Willie Mae - Unidentified Children - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Children from Liberty High School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Announcement

    Field Recordings. Music. Announcements. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: López's Cash Store Performance Note: "Announcement" (spoken) performed at López's Cash Store, Sarita, Texas, on April 29, 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: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [López, Homero]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-29
  • Home on the Rock

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as near De Ridder Performer referred to elsewhere as Sylvester "The Deacon" Johnson Performer listed elsewhere as Rufus Stevenson Venue: New Zion Baptist Church Performance Note: "Home on the Rock" performed by Sylvester "Deacon" Johnson, and Rufus Spearman (vocals) at New Zion Baptist Church, ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, Sylvester "Deacon - Spearman, Rufus - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Johnson, (Deacon) Sylvester
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-17
  • Hush Little Baby

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Collector's genre note: "'pat-the-baby' song" Venue: Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp Performance Note: "Hush Little Baby" performed by Bernice Haynes (vocals with humming and clapping) at Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp, near Varner, Arkansas, on May ...

    • Contributor: Haynes, Bernice - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Ain' No More Cane on the Brazos

    Field Recordings. Music. Work Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Rev. Mose Platt, Rev. Mose "Wyandotte" Platt, Rev. Mose "Winedot" Platt, or Rev. Mose W. W. Wyandotte" Platt Venue: Hotel Blazilmar Performance Note: "Ain' No More Cane on the Brazos" performed by Mose "Clear Rock" Platt (vocals) at Hotel Blazilmar, Taylor, Texas, ...

    • Contributor: Platt, Mose "Clear Rock - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Platt, Rev. Mose "Clear Rock
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-10
  • The Walls of Jericho

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Georgia Ann Griffin Venue: Home of Mrs. G.A. Griffin Performance Note: "The Walls of Jericho" performed by Mrs. G. A. Griffin (vocals) at home of Mrs. G.A. Griffin, Newberry, Florida, on June 1, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and ...

    • Contributor: Griffin, G. A., Mrs - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Griffin, Mrs. G.A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-01
  • Clever Glenn Carver

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "Clever Glenn Carver" (vocals and guitar) performed at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 3, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Reid, Allen - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-03
  • Negro Prayer About 4-Cent Cotton

    Field Recordings. Music. Narratives. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "report of a side-walk conversation,mostly one-sided, between two Negro men in Alabama--Bre'r Zeke's Power in Prayer" Performer referred to elsewhere as J. L. Goree Venue: Home of J.L. Goree Performance Note: "Negro Prayer About 4-Cent Cotton" performed by John Lowry Goree (spoken) at home of ...

    • 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
  • Sam Bass

    Field Recordings. Music. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as E. C. Briggs, Henry Briggs, Henry E. Briggs, or H. C. Briggs Venue: Home of Beal D. Taylor Performance Note: "Sam Bass" performed by E. A. Briggs (vocals) at home of Beal D. Taylor, near Medina, Texas, on May 5, 1939. In ...

    • Contributor: Briggs, E. A. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Briggs, E.A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-05
  • Bluebird

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Ben Robertson Performance Note: "Bluebird" performed by Cecil Owens and Martha Owens (vocals) at home of Ben Robertson, Clemson, South Carolina, on June 10, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Owens, Cecil - Owens, Martha - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-10
  • Little Sally Walker

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "Little Sally Walker" performed by Wilford Jerome Fisher and Ruthie May Farr (vocals) at home of H.R. Weaver, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 15, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Farr, Ruthie May - Fisher, Wilford Jerome - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-15
  • Old Dan Tucker

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Galeanaz Tourist Camp Performance Note: "Old Dan Tucker" (vocals and guitar) performed at Galeanaz Tourist Camp, Falfurrias, Texas, on April 30, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc ...

    • Contributor: Goodwyn, Frank - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-30
  • Home, Boys, Home

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Mrs. Kate W. Jones Performance Note: "Home, Boys, Home" performed by John B. Jones (vocals) at home of Mrs. Kate W. Jones, Houston, Texas, on April 9, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). ...

    • Contributor: Jones, John B. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-09
  • I Ain't Goin' Work on the Railroad

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "I Ain't Goin' Work on the Railroad" performed by Viola Brown (vocals with stamping) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on June 8, 1939. In English. (Language). ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Viola - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [Lomax, Ruby T. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • El sentimento

    Field Recordings. Music. Love Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Manuela Longoria Performance Note: "El sentimento" performed by Manuela Longoria (vocals) at home of Manuela Longoria, Brownsville, Texas, on April 24, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc ...

    • Contributor: Longoria, Manuela - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-24
  • One Saturday Night

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Performer referred to elsewhere as Colon Reed Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "One Saturday Night" performed by Colon Keel (vocals and guitar) at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 3, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Keel, Colon - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-03
  • Diez perritos pequeños

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Counting Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Diez perritos pequeños" (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 ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Liberty Hill Group of children from Liberty High School Venue: Liberty High School Performance Note: "Suzanne" performed by Sevilla Holmes and unidentified children (vocals) at Liberty High School, near Newton, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Holmes, Sevilla - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Children from Liberty High School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Down On Me

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "self-pity spirituals" Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Down On Me" performed by Vera Hall (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 27, 1939. In English. (Language). Also ...

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

    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: "Job, Job" 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 and Ruby ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performance Note: "The Buffalo Skinners" performed by John A. (John Avery) Lomax (vocals) in Houston, Texas, on April 10, 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: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Lomax, John A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-10
  • Granny, Will Your Dog Bite

    Field Recordings. Music. Nursery Rhymes. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "American Mother Goose jingles" Venue: Room under ramp of storage garage Performance Note: "Granny, Will Your Dog Bite" performed by Ray Wood (vocals) in room under ramp of storage garage, Houston, Texas, on April 13, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in ...

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-13
  • Naranja dulce, límon partido

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "game song; like London Bridge" Venue: Home of Manuela Longoria Performance Note: "Naranja dulce, límon partido" performed by Manuela Longoria (vocals) at home of Manuela Longoria, Brownsville, Texas, on April 24, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 ...

    • Contributor: Longoria, Manuela - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-24