• Run Away Babe

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp Performance Note: "Run Away Babe" performed by Willie Outlaw (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 21, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby ...

    • Contributor: Outlaw, Willie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Preacher Standin' in de Pulpit

    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: "Preacher Standin' in de Pulpit" performed by Jeff Horton (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 29, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Horton, Jeff - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-29
  • Awful Death

    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: "Awful Death" performed by Vera Hall (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 26, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby ...

    • Contributor: Hall, Vera - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-26
  • Sevassafool (Sebastopol)

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Stripling, Sidney
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • Oh Go 'Way, Devil, an' Leave Me 'Lone

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp Performance Note: "Oh Go 'Way, Devil, an' Leave Me 'Lone" performed by Frances Anderson (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 21, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Anderson, Frances - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Black Mare

    Field Recordings. Music. Humorous Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Performer referred to elsewhere as Angie Mae Williams Venue: Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp Performance Note: "Black Mare" performed by Angie May Williams (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 21, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Williams, Angie May - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • The Girl I Left behind Me

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry - Reed, Gene
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • When I Git Home

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "When I Git Home" performed by Roger Gill (vocals with guitar and piano) at Clemens State Farm, Brazoria, Texas, on April 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Casey, Smith - Gill, Roger, Blues Singer - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar - Gill, Roger
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • Camino de San Antonio

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Student at Blalack School Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "Camino de San Antonio" performed by Jose Arajo (vocals) at Blalack School, near Brownsville, Texas, on April 27, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). ...

    • Contributor: Arajo, Jose - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Ararjo, Jose, Pupil of Blalock School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • The Dying Cowboy

    Field Recordings. Music. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Galeanaz Tourist Camp Performance Note: "The Dying Cowboy" (vocals and guitar) performed at Galeanaz Tourist Camp, Falfurrias, Texas, on April 28, 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: Goodwyn, Frank - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28
  • Bad Man Ballad

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #1 Performance Note: "Bad Man Ballad" performed by Willie Rayford (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #1, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 21, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and ...

    • Contributor: Rayford, Willie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Amigo té contaré - una acción particular

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Dolores Royes Venue: Home of Henry Krausse Performance Note: "Amigo té contaré - una acción particular" performed by Dolores Reyes (vocals) at home of Henry Krausse, Brownsville, Texas, on April 28, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 ...

    • Contributor: Reyes, Dolores - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28
  • It Makes a Long Time Man Feel Bad

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Miss. State Farm Venue: State Penitentiary, Camp #10; Stockade Hall Performance Note: "It Makes a Long Time Man Feel Bad" performed by Johnny Smith and unidentified performers (vocals) at State Penitentiary, Camp #10; Stockade Hall, Parchman, Mississippi, on May 23, 1939. In English. (Language). Also ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Smith, Johnny - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Unidentified Group
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-23
  • Chinchbug (Bedbug Has No Wings at All, But He Gets There Just the Same)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry - Reed, Gene
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • Trouble is Hard

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Performer referred to elsewhere as Clifford Reid Performer referred to elsewhere as Gussie Slayter Venue: State Farm, Women's Dormitory Performance Note: "Trouble is Hard" performed by Gussie Slater and Clifford Reed (vocals) at State Farm, Women's Dormitory, Raiford, ...

    • Contributor: Slater, Gussie - Reed, Clifford - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Fish Vendor's Cries

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 23 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Imitation of a street vendor's cry from Sumter, South Carolina. The singer, a 43-year-old blind preacher of the Missionary Baptist Church and WPA instructor for the blind, grew up on a farm in Lee County, South Carolina. Performance Note: "Fish Vendor's Cries" (vocals) ...

    • Contributor: Stuckey, Harden W. - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson] - Stuckey, Rev. Harden W. (H. W.) - Stucky, Rev. Harden W. - Stuckey, Rev. H. W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • When the Gates Swing Open

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Eugene Blocker Performer referred to elsewhere as Wm. Bowen Performer referred to elsewhere as Terrell Corley Venue: State Penitentiary ("The Walls") Performance Note: "When the Gates Swing Open" performed by Alvin Brown, Eugene Blacker, William Brown, and Terrell Conley (vocals) at State ...

    • Contributor: Blacker, Eugene - Brown, William - Brown, Alvin - Conley, Terrell - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-11
  • Calling Farm Animals

    Field Recordings. Music. Animal Calls. Animal Calls. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Billings Tourist Camp Performance Note: "Calling Farm Animals" performed by Charles Eckhardt (calls and horn) at Billings Tourist Camp, Bandera, Texas, on May 4, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Eckhardt, Charles - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Horn - [Lomax, Ruby T. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-04
  • 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
  • Queda en paz (Be at Peace) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Adolfo Chavez, 65, is the brother of Adelaido Chavez and a resident of Romeo, Colorado. Ms. Espinosa, age 65, is a resident of Antonito, Colorado. Transcription: Queda en paz, aurora,/pronto su clavel,/a Dios que ya bajó,/qué vendrá a ofrecer./a Dios que ya bajó/qué vendrá a ofrecer. Transcription: English Translation ...

    • Contributor: Chavez, Adolfo - Vocal - Espinosa, Rosabel L.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Plantation Story

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 17 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Dr. Carita Doggett Corse, state director of the Florida Writers' Project, explains the reason for recording this story: "This record was made for the purpose of recording the enunciation of an educated Southern white voice, and the story was one which was recorded by ...

    • Contributor: Werner, Evelyn - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - Corse, Carita Doggett - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Vela por tu amante, vela

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Drama. Religious Songs. Folk Drama. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Sugarland Venue: López Family home Performance Note: "Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Vela por tu amante, vela" performed by Eulalia Martínez and Cleofé López (vocals) at López family home, Sugar Land, Texas, on ...

    • Contributor: López, Cleofé - Martínez, Eulalia - López, Gonzalo - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Rafaela - López, Paula - López, Genoveva - López, José
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Joe Mows

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 15 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | James Byrd, a 30-year-old turpentine worker, describes a "Joe Mow," a good luck item usually including a lodestone which, kept in one's pocket, is said to be helpful in winning at gambling games. It is also known as "Mojo. Performance Note: "Joe Mows" ...

    • Contributor: Byrd, James - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Byrd, Bill - Byrd, Joe
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-19
  • Train

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Clemens State Farm Performance Note: "Train" (harmonica) performed at Clemens State Farm, Brazoria, Texas, on April 16, 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: Johnson, Ace - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Harmonica
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • Unfortunate Puppy

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "fiddle tune with couplets" Performer referred to elsewhere as Earl Newcomer Venue: Ranch home of Elmo Newcomer Performance Note: "Unfortunate Puppy" performed by Elmo Newcomer (vocals and fiddle) at his ranch home, near Pipe Creek, Texas, on May 3, 1939. In English. (Language). Also ...

    • Contributor: Newcomer, Elmo - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Fiddle
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-03