Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Hard Times

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Knight, Rowena - Knight, Mary Anne - Hawthorne, Jerusha - Hawthorn, Thelma - Liberty High School Quartet
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Merce Explanation

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 9 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | An explanation of the performers and performance style of the song "Merce." 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 ...

    • Contributor: Halpert, Herbert - Pages, Art
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-21
  • Old Spectacled Lady

    • Contributor: Unidentified Girls - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-18
  • Crawfish Pond

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Truvillion, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-18
  • Gentle Little Jenny (The Wife Wrapped in the Wether's Skin)

    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan - Sturz, Elizabeth Lyttleton - Nye, Pearl R.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1937-11-03
  • Emcee Calls Little Girl Traditional Cloth Dancers

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

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Braley, N. V.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-05
  • 1939 Annual Report: Excerpt from the Archive of American Folk-Song Annual Report, 1928-1939

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-00-00

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  • Postcard from Pearl R. Nye to Alan Lomax, November 30, 1938

    • Contributor: Nye, Pearl R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-30

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  • Stars and Stripes Forever

    Field Recordings. Instrumental Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 26 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The John Philip Sousa march, played on a homemade bazooka. Performance Note: "Stars and Stripes Forever" (bazooka) performed by Enrique Rodriguez, bazooka at Key West, Florida, on January 18, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Rodriguez, Enrique - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Bazooka
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-18
  • Emcee Teaches Omaha to Non-Indians

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Go to Sleepy

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Horne, Frances - Horne, Caroline, Aunt
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-28
  • Hell up Cole Holler

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

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2706

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-06-03

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  • Short Life of Trouble

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Philips, Roy "Slim"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-13
  • Shack Rouster Holler

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 34 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The holler as modified by African Americans, doing the "rousting" instead of the white foreman. The singer, a 30-year-old born in Georgia and reared in Florida, learned the holler when he worked as a waterboy (aged 15-16) in middle Florida. Performance Note: "Shack Rouster Holler" (chanted) ...

    • Contributor: Hazelhurst, Harold - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Tall Story

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Ledford, L. A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-14
  • Polly Hopkins

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jones, John
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-09
  • Trouble is Hard

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Reed, Clifford - Slater, Gussie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Postcard from Pearl R. Nye to Alan Lomax, May 20, 1938

    • Contributor: Nye, Pearl R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-05-20

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  • Alfred Gilpin Begins Announcing Recipients of Genealogies

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Gilpin, Alfred
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Emcee Calls Junior Boy Fancy Dancers

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Johnny Comes Marching Home

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Emcee Calls Junior Girl Traditional Dancers

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