• All de Friend I Had Dead an' Gone

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "mournin' song" Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Mollie McDonald or Aunt Mary McDonald Venue: Home of McDonald Family Performance Note: "All de Friend I Had Dead an' Gone" performed by Jane McDonald and Aunt Molly McDonald (vocals) at their home, near Livingston, Alabama, ...

    • Contributor: McDonald, Jane - McDonald, Molly, Aunt - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - McDonald, Aunt Mollie - [McDonald, Jane]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Stop an' Take a Ride

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Edmund or Edmond Owens Venue: Home of Ben Robertson Performance Note: "Stop an' Take a Ride" performed by the Owens Quartet (Cecil Owens, Robert Owens, Martha Owens, and Edward Owens) (vocals) at home of Ben Robertson, Clemson, South Carolina, on June 10, ...

    • Contributor: Owens, Cecil - Owens, Martha - Owens Quartet - Owens, Edward - Owens, Robert - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-10
  • More Room There

    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: "More Room There" performed by Viola Brown (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on June 7, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Viola - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-07
  • 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
  • Naranja dulce

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Two neighbor children Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Naranja dulce" performed by Carmen Taffinder with Moye children (Margaret Moye, Willie Moye, Jimmie Moye) (vocals with clapping) at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 1, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Moye, Margaret - Moye, Jimmie - Moye, Willie - Moye, Carmen Taffinder with Children - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Moye, Mrs. Carmen Taffinder, Assisted by Children - Two Neighbor Children
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • Who Curled Your Hair

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "Sung by Negro women hoeing cotton on plantation in Black Belt near Marian, Alabama." Performer referred to elsewhere as J. L. Goree Venue: Home of J.L. Goree Performance Note: "Who Curled Your Hair" performed by John Lowry Goree (vocals) at home of J.L. Goree, Houston, Texas, ...

    • 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
  • Lord Bateman (Part 2 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Performer referred to elsewhere as Mrs. Minnie Floyd or Mrs. Emma Floyd Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Lord Bateman (Part 2 of 2)" performed by Minnie Floyd (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, South ...

    • Contributor: Floyd, Minnie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Floyd, Mrs. Minnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Ti-yi-ya-ya-ho

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "Ti-yi-ya-ya-ho" performed by Geraldine Fisher and Wilford Jerome Fisher (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. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Fisher, Geraldine - Fisher, Wilford Jerome - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-15
  • 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
  • When I Was a Young Girl

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "play-party song with swinging and dancing" Performer referred to elsewhere as Aunt Mollie McDonald or Aunt Mary McDonald Venue: Home of McDonald Family Performance Note: "When I Was a Young Girl" performed by the McDonald family (Aunt Molly McDonald, Joe McDonald, Jim McDonald, and ...

    • Contributor: McDonald, Jane - Mcdonald Family - McDonald, Joe - McDonald, Jim - McDonald, Molly, Aunt - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - McDonald, Aunt Mollie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Señora Santa Anna

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Señora Santa Anna" (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 Recording ...

    • Contributor: Salazar, Isabella - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Señora Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • 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
  • Ahora les voy a cantar - un tango de París

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Ahora les voy a cantar - un tango de París" (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 ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Earl Newcomer Venue: Ranch home of Elmo Newcomer Performance Note: "Turkey in the Straw" performed by Elmo Newcomer and Bill Newcomer (vocals with fiddle and banjo) at his ranch home, near Pipe Creek, Texas, on May 3, 1939. In English. ...

    • Contributor: Newcomer, Elmo - Newcomer, Bill - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Fiddle - Banjo - [Lomax, Ruby T. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-03
  • The Dying Cowboy

    Field Recordings. Music. Cowboy Songs. 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 Dying Cowboy" 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
  • La chinaca

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "Confederate song" Venue: Home of Manuela Longoria Performance Note: "La chinaca" 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). ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. Fiddle Tunes. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Lake N. Porter Performance Note: "The Lost Girl" (fiddle) performed at home of Lake N. Porter, Falfurrias, 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 ...

    • Contributor: Porter, Lake N. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Porter, Lake N. "L.N. - Fiddle
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-29
  • Green Old Tree, Old Rocky Row

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "Green Old Tree, Old Rocky Row" performed by Ruthie May Farr and Wilford Jerome Fisher (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 ...

    • Contributor: Fisher, Wilford Jerome - Farr, Ruthie May - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-15
  • I Got a Purty Gal Down the Road

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as J. L. Goree Venue: Home of J.L. Goree Performance Note: "I Got a Purty Gal Down the Road" performed by John Lowry Goree (vocals) at his home, Houston, Texas, on April 12, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax ...

    • 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
  • Crows in the Garden

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Judge & Mrs. Oscar Callaway; Callaway Ranch Performance Note: "Crows in the Garden" performed by Shirley Lomax Duggan (vocals) at home of Judge & Mrs. Oscar Callaway; Callaway Ranch, near Comanche, Texas, on May 7, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Duggan, Shirley Lomax - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Mansell, Mrs. Shirley Lomax
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-07
  • Que se le querra la calabaza

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "'a negro song' for children" Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Que se le querra la calabaza" (vocals) performed at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included ...

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

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Beal D. Taylor Performance Note: "Billy Boy" performed by Mrs. N. V. Braley and Loretta Taylor (vocals) at home of Beal D. Taylor, near Medina, Texas, on May 5, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording ...

    • Contributor: Braley, N. V., Mrs - Taylor, Loretta - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Braley, Mrs. N.V.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-05
  • Sing Song Polly Want Your Kisses

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Murrell's Inlet Performer referred to elsewhere as Mrs. Minnie Floyd or Mrs. Emma Floyd Venue: Home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler Performance Note: "Sing Song Polly Want Your Kisses" performed by Minnie Floyd (vocals) at home of Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler, Murrells ...

    • Contributor: Floyd, Minnie - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Floyd, Mrs. Minnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Las manañitas

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "very old greeting song/morning serenade in Old Mexico" Venue: Home of Henry Krausse Performance Note: "Las manañitas" performed by Tito Crixell (vocals and guitar) at home of Henry Krausse, Brownsville, Texas, on April 28, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax ...

    • Contributor: Crixell, Tito - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar - Delgado, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28
  • Pretty Little Ponies

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as J. L. Goree Venue: Home of J.L. Goree Performance Note: "Pretty Little Ponies" performed by John Lowry Goree (vocals) at his home, Houston, Texas, on April 12, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern ...

    • 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