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  • The Boll Weevil

    Field Recordings. Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Buster Ezell, vocals, guitar, harmonica. (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": ...

    Contributor: Ezell, Buster - Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Ezell, Buster (Bus) - Guitar - Stripling, Sydney - Banjo - Work, John
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - John Work Collection of Negro Folk Music from the Southeast - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - Song of America - The Fort Valley State College Folk Festival Collection - Ftvbib
    Original Format: Audio Recordings

  • Of All de Beas'es

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Reels. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | "reel" For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Goree, John Lowry "J.L.
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-12

  • Los eñaños

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, please refer to Section 8 of the ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Señora Isabella
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-05-02

  • L-O-N-D-O-N

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 51 seconds A Conch riddle. The performer, an 84-year-old blind man, was born in the Bahamas and emigrated to Florida ...

    Contributor: Roberts, Wilbur - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    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: 1940-01-15

  • Jesus Is My Only Friend

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Spirituals. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Brown, Viola
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-06-09

  • [Agapi pou ephyge makria]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 35 seconds "A Greek folksong about a sweetheart who has gone away." Greeks, along with Italians and Minorcans, first came ...

    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

  • [Greek Alphabet]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 41 seconds The teacher asks her students to recite the alphabet: "Tell us about the alphabet." The students ...

    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

  • Sissy in de Barn

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Ring Game Songs. Singing Game Songs. Play-Party Songs. Clapping Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Griffin, Julia - [Medlock, Johnny Mae] - [Hines, Ruth] - [Slater, Gussie]
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-06-04

  • Tap Dance

    Field Recordings. Instrumental Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 20 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Crew of "The Boys," a 108-foot menhaden (or pogey) fishing boat of Mayport, ...

    Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cornwall, Robert - Cook, Robert - Unidentified Group of Workers
    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: 1940-06-27

  • Two Little Rabbits

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Play-Party Songs. Singing Game Songs. Children'S Songs. Lullabies. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | "play-party song used as lullaby" For further information ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Holmes, Annie
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-06-08

  • Little Girl

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 20 seconds A game song, learned as a child in Leesville, South Carolina. The singer is 43 years old. In ...

    Contributor: Fulton, Maggie - Halpert, Herbert - [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: 1939-06-18

  • [Pretty Little Ponies]

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, including a portion of the song ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [Goree, John Lowry "J.L."]
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-12

  • 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 ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - McBride, Leroy - Group of Children from Liberty High School - Unidentified Children
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-05-16

  • Satisfied

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "dance song" Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Mollie McDonald or Aunt ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Mcdonald Family - McDonald, Aunt Mollie - McDonald, Joe - McDonald, Jim - McDonald, Jane - McDonald, Molly, Aunt
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-05-27

  • Mr. Riley Miller

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "bad man or hero ballad" Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "Mr. ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Truvillion, Henry
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-05-18

  • Ayudar, almas queridas (Let Us Help, Dear Souls) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Sung by José Ignacio Cantú, age 72, of Manassa, Colorado. Alabado Category: The Passion Collector's notes: The ...

    Contributor: Cantú, José Ignacio - Vocal
    Site/Collection: American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - American Folklife Center - The Juan B. Rael Collection
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1940-08-07

  • Mosquito and the Sand Fly

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 42 seconds The singer is from Andros Island, Bahamas. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Florida ...

    Contributor: [Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll)] - Butler, Robert - Unidentified Bahaman - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    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: 1940-01-23

  • Who Curled Your Hair

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Blues Songs. Hollers. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | "Sung by Negro women hoeing cotton on plantation in Black Belt near Marian, ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Goree, John Lowry "J.L.
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939-04-12

  • Children, I'm Goin' 'Way

    Field Recordings. Music. Gospel Music. Spirituals (Songs). Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, ...

    Contributor: James, Willis - Silver Star Singers - James, Willis Laurence
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Fort Valley, Georgia, Recordings - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia - Song of America - The Fort Valley State College Folk Festival Collection - Ftvbib
    Original Format: Audio Recordings

  • Steal Partner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 4 minutes, 11 seconds In . (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Florida 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    Contributor: Osceola, Richard - Tiger, Naha - Josh, John - Smith, Morgan - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert - Boehmer, William J.
    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