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  • Two Soldiers, The (Part 2 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Music. Ethnography. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | For further information on this recording session, please refer to Section 19 of the fieldnotes: ...

    Contributor: Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Carver, Glenn - Guitar
    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

  • 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

  • Collier in the Scrub

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 55 seconds This was said to have been composed by the late "Uncle Bunk" Collier, a Highlands County ...

    Contributor: Albritton, G. G. - Fiddle - O'Berry, Cleo Wynn (C. W.) - Straws - O'Berry, C. W. - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, 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: 1940-07-26

  • Po' Gal

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 3 minutes, 4 seconds A blues tune sung throughout the South. "The words are not rhymed; it's the typical Negro ...

    Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale - 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

  • [Introduction to Cuban Club performances]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 5 seconds An introduction, spoken in Spanish and English. The performers are all native Cubans, who play traditional ...

    Contributor: Delfino, Gilberto - Pages, Art - Translator - Halpert, Herbert
    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: 1939-06-21

  • Big Boy, Can't You Move 'em

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 32 seconds A railroad work song, sung by "Uncle" Bradley Eberhard, a work-crippled, 66-year-old African American. He worked ...

    Contributor: Eberhard, Bradley (Uncle) - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, 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: 1940-07-26

  • I Heard a Mighty Rumblin' at the Water Trough

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 4 minutes, 43 seconds A work song performed by Fred Lee Fox, a 20-year-old turpentine worker born in Georgia. In ...

    Contributor: Fox, Fred Lee - 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

  • 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

  • Gianos ke e Pagona

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 2 minutes, 12 seconds A very old song loved by Greek mountaineers and shepherds. John fondly nicknames his sweetheart "Pagona," ...

    Contributor: Gillas, Maria - 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

  • Snake Song

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 4 minutes, 17 seconds The song is used at the annual Hunting Dance. The Hunting Dance is a spiritual ritual ...

    Contributor: Josh, John - Tiger, Naha - Johns, Barfield - Osceola, Robert - Bowlegs, Billy - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, 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

  • Marse Tommy's Son

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 14 seconds Mrs. Isabel Barnwell, age 85, was raised on Nueva Esperanza (New Hope) Plantation in Nassau County, ...

    Contributor: Barnwell, Isabel - 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: 1939-08-14

  • Merce

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 59 seconds A song played in dance halls in Cuba. Introduced by the singer, in Spanish. As later ...

    Contributor: Martinez, Adela - Pages, Art - Piano - Bermudez, Ramon - Drum - Pous, Carlos - Vocals - Martinez, Adelita - Halpert, Herbert
    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: 1939-06-21

  • Oh Mr. Brown

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 5 seconds A Nassau song from the Bahamas, sung when jumping the fire dance. "The fire dance is ...

    Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale - Halpert, Herbert - [Kennedy, Stetson] - Corse, Carita Doggett - Hurston, Zora Hurston - Halpert, Hurston
    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

  • [The Story of Juan José (Explanation)]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 3 seconds A discussion of the origins of "The Story of Juan José." Ybor City, now a neighborhood ...

    Contributor: Noriega, Martin - Andux, Esther - Andux, Evelia - Rollato, Esther - Pollato, Esther - 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: 1939-08-25

  • [Tece voda, tece]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 2 minutes, 17 seconds A duet of the national song of Czechoslovakia. Masaryktown, named for Thomas G. Masaryk, the first ...

    Contributor: Prácher, Michael - Prácher, Elizabeth - Morris, Alton C.
    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

  • [Ked sa Slovak zo svey vlasty odberal]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 2 minutes, 18 seconds Mrs. Elizabeth Prácher learned this song from her father in Czechoslovakia. Masaryktown, named for Thomas G. ...

    Contributor: Prácher, Elizabeth - Morris, Alton C.
    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

  • Five Cuban Drum Rhythms

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 12 seconds Cuban rhythms: Son (slow rumba), Rumba, Bembe (Afro-Cuban), Conga, and Mani (oldest rhythm known). Ybor City, ...

    Contributor: Bermudez, Ramon - Drum - Halpert, Herbert - Pages, Art
    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: 1939-06-21

  • I Heard a Sweet Robin

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 45 seconds A Conch song learned in the Bahamas. The singer, an 84-year-old blind man, was born in the Bahamas ...

    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: 1940-01-16

  • I'm Going to Georgia

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 6 minutes, 32 seconds A turpentine worker's song. Cull Stacey, a 56-year-old turpentine worker born in Rockingham, North Carolina, describes ...

    Contributor: Stacey, Cull - 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

  • Punto Guajiro [Translation]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 32 seconds "The Cuban peasants use songs to call on the loved ones, especially at night or in the morning, ...

    Contributor: Halpert, Herbert - Pages, Art
    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: 1939-06-21