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  • Guitar Song

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 2 minutes, 29 seconds A Greek folksong. The singer learned this song in Greece. It tells the story of a ...

    Contributor: Mandalou, Nick - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-28

  • Haitho

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 47 seconds "John Castrounis will sing 'Haitho,' a Greek love song." Haitho is the name of a shepherd ...

    Contributor: Castrounis, John - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-10-04

  • Pentozali

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 32 seconds A warlike dance originated in the Island of Crete, favorite among all Aegean and Mediterranean Islands, ...

    Contributor: Kaletizis, George - Lavouto - Peronis, Louis - Violin - Perris, Charylaos (Harry) - Santouri (Cymbal) - Kapsalos, Louis - Perris, Harris - Parris, Harry - Filareton, John
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-05-12

  • [Greek Song in preparation for Greek Independence Day]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 31 seconds Greek Independence Day is celebrated annually on March 25. It commemorates Greece's independence from the Ottoman Empire, which ...

    Contributor: Unidentified Child - Filareton, John
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-05-12

  • Amaxas

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 4 minutes, 52 seconds A Greek folksong about a man who runs a horse and buggy. Tarpon Springs was settled ...

    Contributor: Brown, Charles M. - Peronis, Louis - Violin - Perris, Charylaos (Harry) - Santouri (Cymbal) - Kafezio, George - Mandola - Brown, Chas. M. - Perris, Harris - Parris, Harry - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-26

  • Yati-Yati

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 52 seconds "Jennie Castrounis will sing 'Yati-Yati,' a Greek folksong about sweethearts who have quarreled." Greeks, along with ...

    Contributor: Castrounis, Jennie - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-10-04

  • Mousmoulia (Part 2 of 2)

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 59 seconds "John Castrounis will continue singing 'Mousmoulia,' a Greek love song." Mousmoulia is a kind of fruit tree. Greeks, ...

    Contributor: Castrounis, John - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-10-04

  • Retsina

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 2 minutes, 35 seconds "John Castrounis will sing a Retsina, a drinking song." Retsina is a kind of Greek wine. ...

    Contributor: Castrounis, John - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-10-04

  • To proto filli

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 50 seconds A very popular Greek folksong, expressing the joy and memories of the first kiss. The singers ...

    Contributor: Klonaris, M. - Kavouklis, Katherine - Anastassiou, Evee G. - Piano - Navoukli, N. - Kavoukli, N. - Filareton, John
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-05-12

  • Misirlou

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 2 minutes, 5 seconds "Jennie Castrounis will sing 'Misirlou,' a Greek Arabian love song." This song describes a woman named ...

    Contributor: Castrounis, Jennie - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-10-04

  • Greek Independence Song

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 44 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Sarris children Schoolchildren Greek Independence Day is celebrated annually on March 25. It commemorates ...

    Contributor: Unidentified Children - Filareton, John - Group of Children
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Florida WPA Recordings, 1940 - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-05-12

  • Kalamatianos

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 3 minutes, 2 seconds Another old time dance tune with very few changes in the score. Repeated many times and ...

    Contributor: Kaletizis, George - Lavouto - Peronis, Louis - Violin - Perris, Charylaos (Harry) - Santouri (Cymbal) - Kapsalos, Louis - Perris, Harris - Parris, Harry - Filareton, John
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-05-12

  • Parakalo sychorise me

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 26 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Greek folksong. Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. ...

    Contributor: Manticos, Mary G. - Gianèskis, Helen - Morris, Alton Chester - Cook, Robert Harrison - Kennedy, Stetson - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Gianèskis, Miss - Gianèskis, Mary - Granèskis, Mary - Granèskis, Helen
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Alton C. Morris Florida WPA Recordings - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-28

  • [Agapimenoi Chorismenoi]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 28 seconds Greeks, along with Italians and Minorcans, first came to Florida in 1768, led by Dr. Andrew Turnbull. Turnbull ...

    Contributor: Tsangaris, Haiclice - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-09-27

  • Kalymnos Island native dance

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 4 minutes, 18 seconds An ancient classic dance originated, as Mr. George Anastassiou stated, some three thousand years back and ...

    Contributor: [Anastassiou, George] - [Kaletizis, George - Lavouto] - [Peronis, Louis - Violin] - [Perris, Charylaos (Harry) - Santouri (Cymbal)] - Anastassio, George - Anastassiou, Professor George - Kapsalos, Louis - Perris, Harris - Parris, Harry - Filareton, John
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-05-12

  • Dance Song (Patriotic)

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 3 minutes, 1 second A Greek folksong, with an announcement in English. The singer is director of the Byzantine Choir ...

    Contributor: Anastassiou, George - Anastassio, George - Anastassiou, Professor George - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-28

  • [Greek Song in preparation for Greek Independence Day]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 50 seconds Greek Independence Day is celebrated annually on March 25. It commemorates Greece's independence from the Ottoman Empire, which ...

    Contributor: Group of Children - Filareton, John
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-05-12

  • You Don't Even Pass By and See Me

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 37 seconds A Greek folksong. Mr. Harry (Charylaos) Perris, the cymbal player of the orchestra, also performs the ...

    Contributor: Perris, Charylaos (Harry) - Santouri (Cymbal) - Peronis, Louis - Violin - Kafezio, George - Mandola - Perris, Harris - Parris, Harry - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-26

  • Maroulli

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 5 minutes, 24 seconds A Greek folksong. Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. In . (Language). ...

    Contributor: Brown, Charles M. - Peronis, Louis - Violin - Perris, Charylaos (Harry) - Santouri (Cymbal) - Kafezio, George - Mandola - Brown, Chas. M. - Perris, Harris - Parris, Harry - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-26

  • Samiotisa

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 31 seconds Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. The sound quality of this recording ...

    Contributor: Gianèskis, Mary - Gonatos, John - Granèskis, Mary - Gnatos, John - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Kennedy, Stetson
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections 1937 to 1942
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-08-25