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  • Barbara Allen

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Emcee Makes General Announcements Preceding Tiny Tot Shawl Dance Contest

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Emcee Teaches Omaha to Non-Indians

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Noche oscura = Dark night

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Jessie de Soto, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on February 10, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Jessie ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Fox Hunter's Song

    Field Recordings. Music. Hunting Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Office of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "Fox Hunter's Song" performed by Sarah C. Whitman (vocals) at Office of H.R. Weaver, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 19, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: Whitman, Sarah C. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-19
  • 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
  • Long Freight Train Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: State Penitentiary ("The Walls") Performance Note: "Long Freight Train Blues" performed by Richard L. Lewis and Wilbert Gilliam (vocals and guitar) at State Penitentiary ("The Walls"), Huntsville, Texas, on May 11, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Lewis, Richard L. - Gilliam, Wilbert - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-11
  • Emcee Introduces Dorothy Sara Lee

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Mountains of Erzeroum

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Joe Bedrosian, zurna. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 24, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Joe Bedrosian performing Armenian and Armeno-Turkish ...

    • Contributor: Bedrosian, Joe - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • I'm Going to Georgia Introduction

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 20 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer, born in Southton County, North Carolina, first heard this song sung in Seville, Georgia in 1889. Performance Note: "I'm Going to Georgia Introduction" (spoken) performed by Phillip H. (P. H.) Thomas at Turpentine Camp, Cross City, Florida, on August 1, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Thomas, Phillip H. - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Stacey, Cull - Cook, Robert - Thomas, Phillip H. (P. H.) - Thomas, P. H.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • Tu florido abril = Flowery April

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Jessie de Soto, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on August 14, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Going from de cotton fields

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Shaw, W. F. - Westendorf, Thomas P.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1879

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  • Shack Rouster Holler

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 35 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A holler sung by the shack rouster (foreman) every morning, at about 4 am. The singer, a 30-year-old born in Georgia and reared in Florida, learned the holler when he worked as a waterboy (aged 15-16) in middle Florida. Performance Note: "Shack Rouster Holler" (chanted) ...

    • Contributor: Hazelhurst, Harold - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • 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
  • Commentary on Gourd Dance Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0378)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - White, Rufus - McIntyre, Laurel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-20
  • Emcee Calls Junior Boy Fancy Dancers

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Fado Carolino

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Solo on Portuguese [English] guitar by Clifford Franco, played in the key of A." Clifford Franco, English guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on January 25, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library ...

    • Contributor: Franco, Clifford - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • 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 High School Performance Note: "Suzanne" performed by Sevilla Holmes and unidentified children (vocals) at Liberty High School, near Newton, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Holmes, Sevilla - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Children from Liberty High School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Unidentified Song

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • The Texas Ranger

    Field Recordings. Music. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Beale D. Taylor Venue: Home of Beal D. Taylor Performance Note: "The Texas Ranger" performed by Beal D. Taylor (vocals) at his home, near Medina, Texas, on May 5, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 ...

    • Contributor: Taylor, Beal D. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [Lomax, Ruby T. - Announcement]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-05
  • I Lef' My Home a-prayin'

    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: "I Lef' My Home a-prayin'" performed by Ed Jones (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, Alabama, on May 30, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Ed - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-30
  • 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
  • [Dean Reed's Favorite]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Emcee Announces Pow-Wow Princess Contest and Identifies Candidates

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Shooting Creek

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-11-26